April 15, 2011
Russian news agencies quoted officials as saying the man set himself ablaze just before the court was to hear his appeal on revoking his driver’s licence. Yelena Shchavelyova, police spokeswoman, said the fire spread, killing a judge’s assistant.
April 6, 2011
Photos of the dramatic incident began to circulate via social media and websites within minutes after the tragedy occurred in the early afternoon. One showed the victim on his back, engulfed in flames, while several people attempted to beat back the fire with their coats.
March 31, 2011
55—year—old Liaqat Ali, popularly known as ‘Liaqat Soldier’ was participating in a special transmission organised for the semi—final on a local channel when he suffered a severe heart attack and died on his way to the hospital, the Daily Times newspaper reported.
March 16, 2011
New South Wales state Ambulance Service spokesman John Wilson said the 24-year-old woman was attacked on Wednesday in Nelson Bay, north of Sydney. She suffered head, neck and arm injuries.
March 9, 2011
The man was extensively lacerated and suffered dislocated bones, but his injuries are not life threatening. He was flown to a hospital in Cairns.
February 9, 2011
Detectives say the woman and three companions had travelled from London and were staying at the Hampton Inn in southwest Philadelphia. They say two had travelled in November to have buttocks enlargements and on Monday one received a further injection while the other had a hip augmentation.
January 28, 2011
The U.S. space agency paused to remember the deadly explosion of the space shuttle Challenger 25 years ago on Friday.The shuttle broke up just after launch on January 28, 1986, killing all...
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia,
January 22, 2011
A Saudi man died after setting himself on fire in the southwestern town of Samta, local media said on Saturday, in what could be the latest example of a rash of self-immolations sweeping the regio...
January 14, 2011
Since they began their onslaught last month, the waters have killed 16 people across Queensland, tearing towns apart, destroying infrastructure and threatening the State's economy. »
January 5, 2011
German police are searching for the mother of a day-old girl who was dressed neatly in a sweater, wrapped in a sleeping bag and then zipped into a suitcase and left near a hotel.Hamburg poli...
Great Falls, Montana,
April 15, 2011
Walter Breuning’s earliest memories stretched back 111 years, before home entertainment came with a twist of the radio dial. They were of his grandfather’s tales of killing Southerners...
March 31, 2011
The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office identified the man as 19—year—old Joseph Kimutis, of McDonald. He had been rushed to a hospital after smashing through a window at the Peterson Events Centre and falling about 30 feet (9 meters) on Wednesday night.
March 19, 2011
As he prepared to step down as secretary of state in 1996, Christopher said his proudest accomplishments included helping promote a ban on nuclear weapons tests.
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany,
March 10, 2011
Friends and comrades of a 21—year—old Virginia airman on Thursday honoured the energy, dedication and humour of a young man whose life was cut short last week by an alleged Islamic ext...
February 15, 2011
The official IRNA news agency on Tuesday quotes acting police commander Gen. Ahmad Reza Radan as saying dozens of people, including nine members of the security forces, also were wounded in Monday’s protests. Mr. Radan says one of the injured is in critical condition.
February 8, 2011
A corruption scandal in which retired Philippine generals and their wives were accused of living lavishly off funds skimmed from one of Asia’s weakest armies took a dramatic turn Tuesd...
January 27, 2011
The U.S. Embassy said an American employee was involved in the incident in Lahore, but could not confirm details.
January 21, 2011
The military operation in waters between Oman and Africa, which also captured five pirates and left one crew member wounded, came a week after the Somali attackers seized the South Korean freighter and held hostage eight South Koreans, two Indonesians and 11 citizens from Myanmar.
January 12, 2011
The tragedy is that their condition is not self-inflicted. If you want to have an idea what children affected or infected by HIV/AIDS go through, check out the premises of the All Saints Church ne...
January 5, 2011
Despite threats from a section of clerics that anyone who grieved for slain Punjab Governor Salman Taseer would meet a similar fate, people crowded his gubernatorial residence in Lahore on W...