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More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine: police

By AFP

April 23, 2019 – 5:37 pm

YANGON: More than 50 people were feared to have been killed in Myanmar when jade miners and machinery were buried under a mound of tailings late on Monday, a member of parliament and a rescue worker said.


At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka attacks: UN

By AFP

April 23, 2019 – 5:37 pm

GENEVA: At least 45 children were among the more than 320 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday.


Bombs kill 207 in Easter Day attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels

By AFP

April 21, 2019 – 4:17 pm

COLOMBO: At least 207 people were killed and hundreds injured in Sri Lanka when a string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches as worshippers attended Easter services. 


Social media boycott as footballers in England say ‘enough’ over racism

By AFP

April 19, 2019 – 5:21 pm

LONDON: Premier League stars led footballers in England and Wales in a 24-hour social media boycott on Friday in a bid to combat racist abuse online.


Storms kill 35 in India

By AFP

April 17, 2019 – 5:44 pm

NEW DELHI: Thunderstorms swept across western India killing at least 35 people and leaving widespread damage, officials said Wednesday.