Natural Disasters

India students drown off Maharashtra beach

By Omar Hussein Thirteen students have drowned while swimming off a beach on India’s west coast   The group of were among more than 100 students from a college in Pune who had gone for a picnic to Murud beach near Alibag, Maharashtra state. The victims were all aged between…


Turkey | Giant ice block falls from mosque roof injuring two

By Haifa Mustafa   CCTV footage shows the terrifying moment that a huge slab of compact snow and ice fell from a mosque roof in the Turkish city of Rize, burying pedestrians below. Locals can been seen rushing to dig for survivors with their bare hands. Two were taken to…


Earthquake leaves hundreds dead | Afghanistan | Pakistan

By Sulaiman Shahnawaz     Deadly Earthquake devastates many Asian nations A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck northeastern Afghanistan, sending strong tremors that were felt in Pakistan and India. At least 210 deaths have been reported, including 12 schoolgirls killed in a stampede. The US Geological Survey said that they…


Server Fire Costs Corporation Millions

Fire at The International Press & Media Group destroys years of digital archives stored on private servers. By Marius Vukov The main IT and server storage facility in East-London used by The International Press & Media Group was ravaged two weeks ago today by a fierce fire. After 14 days…