Indonesia disaster agency says 12 killed in Bali landslides

Published On: February 10, 2017 11:34 AM NPT By: Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Feb 10: Twelve people including young children were killed in landslides on the tourist island of Bali that wiped out several homes, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said Friday.

Indian ward boy breaks baby’s leg for crying non-stop

Published On: February 8, 2017 04:30 PM NPT By: Agencies

A ward boy at a private hospital in India allegedly broke a leg of a three-day-old boy for crying incessantly.

China invites British PM May to attend new Silk Road summit

Published On: February 8, 2017 04:25 PM NPT By: Agencies

China has invited British Prime Minister Theresa May to attend a major summit in May on its “One Belt, One Road” initiative to build a new Silk Road, diplomatic sources told a foreign news agency, as London said she would visit China this year.

Strong 5.6 magnitude earthquake rattles parts of Colombia

Published On: February 7, 2017 12:52 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia, Feb 7:  A shallow, 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled residents of Colombia's largest city on Monday, leading office workers to evacuate buildings and forcing the city's airport to temporarily close.

Police: Naked man steals taxi, drives through posh park

Published On: February 7, 2017 12:48 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA, Feb 7:  Police say a naked man stole a taxi and recklessly drove through a crowded park in a posh section of Philadelphia.

Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man

Published On: February 7, 2017 10:44 AM NPT By: Associated Press

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Feb 7: A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat.

Saudi Arabia celebrates its first ever Women’s Day

Published On: February 6, 2017 04:40 PM NPT By: Agencies

Saudi Arabia has celebrated its own Women’s Day, a first for the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom, The Independent reported.

Magnitude 5.3 quake jolts Turkey, causes minor damage

Published On: February 6, 2017 03:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey, Feb 6: Turkey's seismology center says a 5.3-magnitude earthquake, centered beneath the Aegean sea, shook the Turkish coast. The state-run news agency said the quake damaged a number of houses in five villages and at least four people were injured.

Cockroaches are known for their resilience. It turns out they can even survive inside your skull for a certain amount of time, as one Indian woman learned the hard way.

Avalanche kills 13 people in Pakistan's north

Published On: February 5, 2017 11:28 AM NPT By: Associated Press

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 5: A Pakistani security official says at least 13 people have been killed in an avalanche that buried five homes following heavy snowfall in the country's north.