Emirates airliner with 300 onboard crash lands in Dubai

Published On: August 3, 2016 03:19 PM NPT By: Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 3: The Mideast's biggest airline Emirates says "an incident" has happened at Dubai's main airport as social media users are reporting smoke at the scene.

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 3:  A medium-range ballistic missile fired Wednesday by North Korea flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed near Japan's territorial waters, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, one of the longest flights by a North Korean missile.

22 feared dead as bridge collapses in western India

Published On: August 3, 2016 12:55 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, Aug 3:  Two buses plunged into a flooded river after an old bridge collapsed in western India, leaving at least 22 people missing and feared dead, an official said Wednesday.

GAUHATI, India, Aug 2: The death toll in flooding from heavy monsoon rains in India has climbed past 90, with about a million people taking shelter in government-run relief camps, officials said Tuesday.

5 Russians on helicopter downed in Syria killed

Published On: August 1, 2016 04:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIRUT, Aug 1: Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says all five aboard in the Russian helicopter downed in Syria have been killed.

Poop-themed dessert cafe opens in Canada

Published On: July 31, 2016 07:01 PM NPT By: PTI

TORONTO, July 31: Smells good! A novel poop-themed dessert cafe is set to open in Canada that will offer an all-brown menu in the shape of human stools.

No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash

Published On: July 31, 2016 09:40 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LOCKHART, July 31: A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and there did not appear to be any survivors, authorities said.

8 die as portion of building collapses in India

Published On: July 29, 2016 01:23 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, July 29: A portion of a 13-story building under construction in the western Indian city of Pune collapsed on Friday, killing at least eight workers, a fire official said.

Merkel pledges justice after IS attacks

Published On: July 28, 2016 05:10 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BERLIN, July 28: Chancellor Angela Merkel says the fact that two men who came to Germany as refugees carried out attacks claimed by the Islamic State group "mocks the country that took them in."

Obama: Trump has no policies, solutions

Published On: July 27, 2016 05:48 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA, July 27: President Barack Obama says Republican Donald Trump "is somebody who likes attention and maybe surprised himself that he got this far."