Five dead, several injured following derailment of train in Bangladesh

A passenger train carrying at least 2,000 people derailed as it was crossing a bridge in Bangladesh on Monday killing five people and injuring more than 100, officials said. The train left the rails on its way to the capital, Dhaka, from the eastern city of Sylhet, police superintendent Mohammad Shahjalal said. Television pictures showed… Read More Five dead, several injured following derailment of train in Bangladesh

Cambodian PM sacks top management official as death toll rises to 28

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen sacked a top disaster management official on Monday, saying he had failed to take responsibility for a Chinese-owned building under construction that collapsed on the weekend killing at least 28 people. Some 24 people were injured and many were feared still entombed in a mountain of twisted steel and rubble… Read More Cambodian PM sacks top management official as death toll rises to 28

Cypriot court sentences army captain to seven life imprisonment terms for serial killings

A Greek Cypriot army captain was sentenced to seven life imprisonment terms on Monday after pleading guilty to killing five women and two children in a three-year murder spree in which he preyed on his victims online. The case, involving the worst peace-time atrocities against women in Cyprus in memory, has triggered outrage and horror… Read More Cypriot court sentences army captain to seven life imprisonment terms for serial killings