One person was swept away and 4,000 were displaced Saturday when heavy rains from a newly forming tropical depression slammed into the Dominican Republic, authorities said, warning the Bahamas was next.
The next hearing in Bollywood actor Salman Khan's infamous 2002 hit-and-run case has been adjourned till September 12, 2014. The Mumbai sessions court today ordered the IO (Investigating Officer) to be present in the court related to the case, and also asked for the filing of affadavit.
A small cruise ship carrying 20 foreign tourists and five Indonesian crew sank on Saturday night as it sailed between Lombok and Komodo islands. Indonesian authorities had said as many as 15 of the tourists were missing overnight.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response of West Bengal government on a plea seeking to know the whereabouts of an officer of Kolkata`s Indian Museum who has been missing for the past one month after he pointed out alleged irregularities in the management of the museum.
Israel bombed dozens of sites in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking at Hamas after finding the bodies of three missing teenagers whose abduction and killing it blames on the Palestinian Islamist group.
As many as 52 children have gone missing from nine districts of Kanpur zone this year, prompting the Inspector General of Police to write a letter to the concerned officers, asking them to investigate the matter and submit a report by July 5.
Malaysian authorities said Thursday 14 people had died and 27 others were still missing following two boat accidents at a time when many illegal migrant workers head home to Indonesia for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.