Explosion Rocks Industrial Zone in Eastern China

Bus Fire in China Kills Dozens of People

BEIJING — A long-distance coach bus taking tourists to Mao Zedong’s hometown in southern China erupted in flames, killing more than two dozen people onboard, according to official statements and news reports on Saturday. The diesel-powered bus was going from Henan Province in central China to Hunan Province in the south, and the fire broke […]

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The Week in Business: Boeing Plays It Safe, and Lyft Kicks Off Tech I.P.O.s

The Week in Business: Boeing Plays It Safe, and Lyft Kicks Off Tech I.P.O.s

Want this column in your inbox? Sign up here. Here’s your weekly smorgasbord of all the tech and business news you missed, plus what you should know heading into Monday. Enjoy the beginning of baseball season if that’s your thing, or the rest of the first week of spring if it’s not. March 17-23 What’s […]

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India bans top pro-independence group in Kashmir | India News

India bans top pro-independence group in Kashmir | India News

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – India’s government has for the second time this month banned a top pro-independence organisation in Indian-administered Kashmir, accusing it of “supporting extremism and militancy”. In a statement on Friday, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs said the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) was involved in “anti-national and subversive activities intended to disrupt the […]

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Death toll in Kampepuza accident rise to 19 | Malawi 24

Death toll in Kampepuza accident rise to 19 | Malawi 24

Government says the death toll in the Kampepuza accident has risen to 19. Minister of Communications Henry Mussa said in a statement that the number of injured people has jumped from 25 to 31. The truck which smashed into other vehicles Among the dead, 13 are women and four are children. Government has announced that […]

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First Couple condoles Kampepuza accident victims

First Couple condoles Kampepuza accident victims

President Peter Mutharika and First Lady Gertrude Mutharika have condoled families affected by a road accident tragedy in which 20 people have died and more than 25 others were injured on Friday following a fatal road accident at Kampepuza in Ntcheu District. According to some eye-witnesses, the truck involved in the accident seems to have […]

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Form 3 student from Kunyanja school  drowns in Lake Malawi

Form 3 student from Kunyanja school  drowns in Lake Malawi

A Form Three student at Kunyanja Private Secondary School Tuesday drowned in Lake Malawi at Chikale beach in Nkhata Bay District. Nkhata Bay Police spokesperson, Kondwani James said the deceased, Yotam Nyirenda, 24, on Tuesday afternoon went swimming at Chikale beach. James said Yotam did not come back until late at night when his parents […]

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Norway's Norsk Hydro hit by ransom cyber-attack

Norway’s Norsk Hydro hit by ransom cyber-attack

One of the world’s biggest aluminium producers, Norway’s Norsk Hydro, said it had been hit by a ransom cyber-attack of unknown origin, with hackers demanding a ransom. One of the world’s biggest aluminium producers, Norway’s Norsk Hydro, said Tuesday it had been hit by a ransom cyber-attack of unknown origin, with hackers demanding a ransom. […]

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Norwegian hunter faces trial for shooting 75-year-old jogger in southern Sweden

Norwegian hunter faces trial for shooting 75-year-old jogger in southern Sweden

Warning: the article contains a non-graphic video of the jogger, who survived, being hit. File photo: Johan Nilsson/TT Police in Sweden have released a video recorded by the electronic sights of the hunter who shot a 75-year-old jogger last November. Olle Rosdahl was having an early morning run in countryside outside his home in […]

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Facebook admits storing millions of passwords without encryption | News

Facebook admits storing millions of passwords without encryption | News

Facebook has admitted that millions of user passwords were readable by its employees for years, after being stored in plain text on its internal servers, violating fundamental computer security practices. Pedro Canahuati, the company’s vice president of engineering, security, and privacy, said on Thursday that the blunder was uncovered during a routine security review in […]

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Police in China Detain Chemical Plant Employees After Explosion Kills 47

Police in China Detain Chemical Plant Employees After Explosion Kills 47

HONG KONG — The police on Friday detained personnel from a chemical plant in eastern China after an explosion killed at least 47 people, setting off an inferno that firefighters battled through the night and raising fears of toxic substances spreading in the air and water. The blast Thursday afternoon at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical Company, […]

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