Amid Japan’s Flood Devastation, Survivors Dig Out

Amid Japan’s Flood Devastation, Survivors Dig Out

KURASHIKI, Japan — As rain poured and the creeks and rivers that course by the town of Kurashiki started to rise, Miyuki Komada repeatedly tried to name her 70-year-old mom, who was house sick with a chilly. But Ms. Komada, 37, couldn’t get by. And heavy rain Friday drowned out the sound of evacuation sirens. […]

Four Underground Rescue Efforts That Riveted the World

Four Underground Rescue Efforts That Riveted the World

After two weeks of huddling in a flooded collapse northern Thailand, a number of of the 12 boys who had been trapped with their soccer coach have been rescued in a harrowing extraction that would take days to finish. Divers on Sunday started pulling the boys to security by way of lengthy, slim passageways which […]

Thailand Cave Rescue Live Updates: At Least 4 Boys Leave Cave, Officials Say

Thailand Cave Rescue Live Updates: At Least four Boys Leave Cave, Officials Say

“I’m happy in here,” wrote Panumat “Mix” Saengdee, 14. “The SEAL team takes very good care of us.” The boys’ mother and father had written to them earlier. The letters, carried by divers making six-hour journeys in every path, are the primary direct communication between the mother and father and their sons. Attempts to ascertain […]

3 YouTube Travel Adventurers Die in Waterfall Accident in Canada

three YouTube Travel Adventurers Die in Waterfall Accident in Canada

Three social media stars who made a dwelling touring the world and chronicled their experiences on-line died final week after an accident at Shannon Falls, about 35 miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia. Charles Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper had been affiliated with the Canadian group High on Life, a web based model […]

Dozens Are Killed and 1.6 Million Evacuated as ‘Historic’ Rains Pound Japan

Dozens Are Killed and 1.6 Million Evacuated as ‘Historic’ Rains Pound Japan

TOKYO — At least 38 folks have been killed and 50 others had been lacking as torrential rains pounded western and central Japan and compelled greater than 1.6 million folks from their houses, the general public broadcaster NHK stated on Saturday. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued special weather warnings throughout 4 prefectures within the west […]

Truck Driver Is Charged in Canada Bus Crash That Killed Hockey Players

Truck Driver Is Charged in Canada Bus Crash That Killed Hockey Players

OTTAWA — The police arrested a 29-year-old truck driver on Friday in reference to a bus crash in Saskatchewan in April that killed 16 folks, a lot of them younger hockey gamers, and injured 13 others. The driver, Jaskirat Sidhu, was arrested at his house in Calgary, Alberta, and was charged by the Royal Canadian […]

Scorpions, Dehydration, Disease: Syrians at the Border Face Deadly Threats

Scorpions, Dehydration, Disease: Syrians on the Border Face Deadly Threats

Thousands of Syrians who fled a government offensive within the southwestern province of Dara’a are going through new, lethal dangers: scorpions, snakes, illness and dehydration. At least 15 Syrians have died in makeshift camps close to the Jordanian border due to “scorpion bites, dehydration and diseases transmitted through contaminated water,” in accordance with a report […]

Lions Eat Men Suspected of Poaching Rhinos. Some Saw ‘Karma.’

Lions Eat Men Suspected of Poaching Rhinos. Some Saw ‘Karma.’

CAPE TOWN — In the chilly hours earlier than daybreak this week on a South African recreation reserve, a canine started barking. A particular breed of Belgian sheepdog, its job was to pay attention for poachers. The canine’s handler, skilled to protect rhinoceroses, may hear a delight of lions within the distance. He determined it […]

9 Face Charges Over Kenya Rose Farm Dam Break That Killed 47

9 Face Charges Over Kenya Rose Farm Dam Break That Killed 47

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s prime prosecutor on Wednesday ordered 9 businessmen and authorities officers charged with manslaughter for his or her involvement within the collapse of a dam on a rose farm that killed at the very least 47 folks. The prosecutor, Noordin Haji stated in a press release that his workplace was getting ready […]