Aizawl houses swept away, graves damaged by rain and landslide

Heavy rains and landslides swept away three houses and damaged 70 graves in two cemeteries here, officials said today.

Aug 27, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Demonstrators dig migrant `graves` in Berlin

Around 5,000 people joined a Berlin demonstration on Sunday by a controversial protest group which dug mock graves in front of parliament to highlight Europe`s deadly migration crisis, police said.

Jun 21, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Malaysia finds 139 graves in extensive migrant `detention` camps

A total of 139 grave sites and 28 human-trafficking camps have been found in a remote northern Malaysian border region, the country`s top police official told reporters Monday.

May 25, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

13 Muslim graves vandalised in Switzerland

Thirteen graves thought to belong to deceased Muslims were damaged in acts of vandalism over the weekend in the Swiss city of Lausanne, police said on Monday.

May 05, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

Dozens of graves defaced in northern France: Government

Dozens of graves have been defaced in a cemetery in northern France, the interior minister said Tuesday, just days after the vandalism of hundreds of Jewish tombs sparked outrage across the country.

Feb 18, 2015, 07:05 AM IST

Two officials held for buying corpses to meet cremation quota

 In a grisly act, two Chinese officials were found to have been buying human corpses from "grave robbers" to meet government cremation quotas, official media here reported on Sunday.

Nov 02, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Clashes in Mexico protest over missing students

Hundreds of teachers armed with rocks, sticks and metal bars clashed with police in southern Mexico on Monday during a protest to demand the return of 43 students missing since an attack by rogue officers.

Oct 14, 2014, 04:49 AM IST

Some bodies in Mexico graves are not students: Governor

Some of the bodies found in mass graves in southern Mexico do not correspond to any of the 43 students who went missing after an attack by gang-linked police, an official has said.

Oct 12, 2014, 08:42 AM IST

New mass graves found in missing Mexican students case

Mexican authorities have found four new mass graves in the investigation into the disappearance of 43 students after suspects said some of the young men were buried there, officials said Thursday.

Oct 10, 2014, 07:32 AM IST

Bosnians bury kin found in wartime mass grave

Bosnian families today buried the remains of 283 Muslims and one Roman Catholic Croat who were killed at the start of the Bosnian war of 1992-95.

Jul 21, 2014, 05:14 AM IST

11 bodies found in clandestine Mexico graves

The bodies of 11 men were found in eight clandestine graves in a forested area in Michoacan, a state in western Mexico, officials said.

Jun 27, 2014, 16:48 PM IST

13 bodies found in Mexico clandestine graves

Investigators found the bodies of at least 13 people in five clandestine graves outside Zumpango, a community in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, officials said.

Jun 09, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

Vandals deface Jewish graves in northern Greece

Greek authorities say vandals have attacked the Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniki, whose Jewish population was nearly wiped out during World War II.

May 31, 2014, 02:42 AM IST

Australian police dig for `multiple` baby graves at rural home

Police in Australia began digging up a rural property on Tuesday searching for what reports said were "multiple babies" in secret graves.

Mar 18, 2014, 14:31 PM IST

Several layers found in Sri Lanka mass grave: Experts

A mass grave found in northeastern Sri Lanka, the scene of pitched battles between government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009, is said to contain several layers of bodies, forensic experts have said.

Jan 17, 2014, 20:14 PM IST

More bodies found in Mexico mass graves

The number of corpses found in clandestine mass graves located in a western Mexico state has increased to 55, authorities said Wednesday.

Nov 28, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

Armed men vandalises 120 graves at Ahmadi cemetery in Lahore

A group of armed men belonging to a hardline sect vandalised 120 graves at an Ahmadi cemetery and assaulted a guard in this eastern Pakistani city.

Dec 03, 2012, 18:23 PM IST

Two more Polish plane victims buried in wrong graves

Forensic testing has proven that two more victims of the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed Polish Prez Lech Kaczynski and 95 others were misidentified.

Nov 21, 2012, 22:11 PM IST

Graves razed in Haryana`s Agroha, alleges Muslim b

A Muslim body on Thursday alleged that some miscreants had levelled the graves in Agroha village near here recently and the community is planning to quit the village.

May 10, 2012, 22:47 PM IST

Graves belonging to minority sect desecrated in Pak

The graves in the Ahmadi graveyard at Dunyapur in Lodhran district, 100 km from the historic city of Multan, were desecrated late on Saturday night.

Dec 05, 2011, 15:08 PM IST