120 killed in Italy earthquake

Published On: August 25, 2016 07:10 AM NPT By: Associated Press

ACCUMOLI, Aug 24: Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday.

Death toll from earthquake in Italy climbs to 73

Published On: August 24, 2016 07:51 PM NPT By: Associated Press

AMATRICE, Italy , Aug 24: Italy's civil protection agency says the death toll from the magnitude 6 earthquake in central Italy has reached 73.

This Russian girl takes extremely dangerous selfies

Published On: August 24, 2016 07:31 PM NPT By: Agencies

Angela Nikolau from Moscow, Russia takes the most dangerous selfies in the world.

Doctors in sex abuse cases often not disciplined

Published On: August 24, 2016 04:58 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ATLANTA, Aug 24: Doctors who engage in sexual misconduct with patients are routinely treated as having "impairment" issues and may not be reported to law enforcement.

Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

Published On: August 24, 2016 04:40 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BANGKOK, Aug 24: Officials say a powerful earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has shaken central Myanmar.

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 24: A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 37 people were reported dead in three hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was expected to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets.

Over 1,900 killed in ‘chilling’ Philippines war on drugs

Published On: August 24, 2016 11:38 AM NPT By: Reuters

MANILA, Aug 24: More than 1,900 people, or about 36 per day, have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte came to office seven weeks ago, the country’s national police chief said on Tuesday.

Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Rome, central Italy

Published On: August 24, 2016 08:18 AM NPT By: Associated Press

ROME, Aug 24: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude estimated at 6.1 has rattled Rome and central Italy in the middle of the night.

2 killed in Turkey attack on military bomb disposal team

Published On: August 23, 2016 05:57 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ANKARA, Aug 23: Turkey's state-run news agency says Kurdish rebels have attacked a bomb disposal team in southeast Turkey, killing two Turkish soldiers.

Stanford bans hard liquor from undergraduate parties

Published On: August 23, 2016 03:59 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PALO ALTO, Calif. Aug 23: Stanford University officials say hard liquor is now prohibited in undergraduate on-campus parties.