Palu (Indonesia), Oct 4 (IANS) The death toll in the devastating 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that rocked Indonesia’s Sulawesi island last week climbed to 1,424 on Thursday while the search and rescue operation was hampered by poor access to the hardest-hit areas, officials said.
Vatican City, Oct 4 (IANS) Pope Francis has sent $100,000 to help those affected by the powerful earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi Island in Indonesia last week, killing over 1,400 people and causing widespread destruction, a Vatican Ministry said on Thursday.
Palu (Indonesia), Oct 4 (IANS) Indonesian authorities on Thursday raised to 1,424 the death toll from the devastating 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that rocked the island of Sulawesi last week.
Jakarta, Oct 4 (IANS) At least 92 people were detained for looting on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island, where at least 1,407 people died after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami last week, the Indonesian police said on Thursday.
Melbourne, Aug 17 : As the #MeToo tide continues to cause waves across the global entertainment industry, Bollywood actress Richa Chadha says the world of cinema is still in a privileged position, especially at a time when newspapers are highlighting children facing sexual abuse in shelter homes and society is becoming “sicker every day”.
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) A United Airlines flight landed safely at Sydney Airport on Thursday after issuing a mayday call due to low fuel reserves, authorities said.
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A suspect believed to be connected to mysterious letters sent to US President Donald Trump and top Pentagon officials has been taken into custody by federal law enforcement in the state of Utah, a media report said.
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A suspect has been taken into custody after one policeman was killed while four others sustained injuries in a shooting in Florence city in the US state of South Carolina, officials said.