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Iran flight EP-3704 Crash 66 passengers are dead

Iran flight EP-3704 Crash 66 passengers are dead

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According to Aseman Airlines, flight EP-3704 took off from Tehran's Mehrabad airport at 08:00 (23:30, ET Saturday) with 60 passengers, including one child, and six crew members. Iranian aid is struggling to find the wreck of an airliner that crashed on Sunday morning in a mountainous area of southwestern Iran during a snowstorm with 66 people on board. Tehran to the city of Yasouj The Aseman Airlines ATR 72, which operated from Tehran to the city of Yasouj, about 500 km south of the Iranian capital, disappeared from the radar screens about 45 minutes after it took off.The head of the Iranian civil aviation organization, Reza Jafarzadeh, confirmed the plane crash, and the hope of finding survivors appears slim.At approximately 1630 (0800, ET), the point of impact of the aircraf...
Death Penalty for Murderer and Rapist of Zainab Fatima

Death Penalty for Murderer and Rapist of Zainab Fatima

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Imran Ali, 24, was found guilty of murdering Zainab Fatima Ameen, 6, whose body was found in early January. Little Zainab was the twelfth child murdered in the last two years within a radius of two kilometers around Kasur... According to the authorities. Ali, whose DNA was found on Zainab Fatima and six other victims, confessed to eight crimes in total.The main suspect in the rape and murder of a young girl was sentenced to death on Saturday, a case that shocked Pakistan and fueled the fear of a serial killer targeting children in the city of Kasur."The court has pronounced four death sentences against this serial killer", one "for kidnapping Zainab", another "for having raped her", a third "for killing her" and a fourth "for other terrorist charges, "the Attorney General of Pun...
A powerful earthquake rocked Mexico

A powerful earthquake rocked Mexico

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A powerful earthquake rocked Mexico City Friday night, without causing major damage, five months after a violent earthquake that killed 369 people in the capital. "The city is functioning normally, the damage is very minor," said the mayor of the mega-city of 20 million inhabitants, Miguel Angel Mancera, in the early evening on local TV. "So far, there are no casualties or injuries," said spokesman for the presidency, Eduardo Sanchez. The magnitude of the quake, which occurred at 17:39 local time (23:39 GMT), was evaluated at 7.0 by the Mexican Seismological Service and 7.5 at the USGS Geophysical Institute, which then revised it to 7 2.According to the USGS, the epicentre of the earthquake was located northeast in Don Luis, Oaxaca State, about 600 kilometres south of Mexico City....
Chinese New Year: What is the sign for this year?

Chinese New Year: What is the sign for this year?

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Tomorrow will be the Chinese New Year, and as every year, a new sign will be in the spotlight and bring good news and bad news. While we reserve this new year? For those who do not know yet, the Chinese New Year is never the same date as us and changes every year. Indeed, the Chinese are based on a lunar calendar, which means that the new year begins during the second new moon since the winter solstice. The Chinese do not have the same signs as us according to our month of birth but they are based on the year of birth which is associated with an animal which represents the sign and with an element which specifies it. And this year it will be ... The year 2018 will be under the sign of the Dog of Earth! This sign is known to be faithful, honest, thoughtful but also pessimistic and very...
The lists of passengers in Moscow-Orsk flight An-148

The lists of passengers in Moscow-Orsk flight An-148

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The An-148 passenger airliner from Saratov Airlines flew from Moscow to the city of Orsk in the Orenburg region. On board there were 65 passengers and six crew members. A few minutes after takeoff the plane disappeared from the radar screens. The wreckage of the plane was found in the Ramensky district of the Moscow region. According to preliminary data, all the people on board were killed. The list of the dead is published by the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Russian media has collected everything that is currently known about the disaster of An-148.Did the pilot report any faults?An-148 flew from Domodedovo airport at 14:21 Moscow time. After only a few minutes the crew stopped communicating with the dispatcher. "Saratov 703, answer! In the course that from Saratov 703? Mo...
Plane crash near Moscow: 71 dead on Sunday

Plane crash near Moscow: 71 dead on Sunday

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A Russian airliner crashed near Moscow Sunday shortly after taking off from Domodedovo airport,  Plane crash with 71 passengers and crew on board. The aircraft, an Antonov An-148 from Saratov Airlines, disappeared from the radar screens at 2:28 pm local time, four minutes after taking off from Orsk, a city in the Urals.It crashed in the district of Ramenski, some 70 km southeast of Moscow, witnesses to Russian news agencies have seen the flaming aircraft fall near the village of Argunovo.There were "65 passengers and six crew members who were aboard the aircraft, all died," said in a statement the office of the prosecutor specialized in transport.The road to the site of the crash was blocked Sunday night after dark, news agency reporters said on the spot. The surrounding are
In Maldives threatened by rising waters

In Maldives threatened by rising waters

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The Maldives, where the president has declared a state of emergency after a showdown with the Supreme Court, is a tourist micro-state of the Indian Ocean, threatened by global warming because of its low altitude. Political tensions The Maldives was steered with an iron fist for 30 years by Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president from 1978 to 2008.In 2008, opponent Mohamed Nasheed, a human rights activist who has been jailed several times, is the first democratically elected president after the introduction of multiparty politics.Forced to resign in 2012 by a rebellion of the security apparatus, he is then beaten in a controversial election by Abdulla Yameen, half-brother of Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. In 2015, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison for "terrorism". He is then defended by the...
A super blue moon of blood visible on January 31

A super blue moon of blood visible on January 31

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A rare celestial will mark January 31, when a total lunar eclipse will occur at the time of a full "blue super moon of blood, even as our natural satellite will be almost closer to Earth, producing what astronomers call the "blue super moon of blood". If the weather conditions are favorable, it will offer Wednesday a breathtaking spectacle."We will be able to see, during the eclipse, the reflections on the lunar surface of all the sunrises and sunsets on Earth," says Sarah Noble, a NASA scientist.This phenomenon results from a "rare alignment of these three astronomical cycles," says Jason Aufdenberg, assistant professor of astronomy at the Aeronautical University of Embry-Riddle, Florida.The term "blue moon" means a second full moon in one month, a phenomenon that occurs on...
At least 95 dead in an explosion in Kabul

At least 95 dead in an explosion in Kabul

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At least 95 people were killed and 158 wounded in the car bomb attack Saturday an explosion in Kabul, according to a new report released by the Afghan Ministry of Health. "The death toll now stands at 95 dead and 158 wounded," spokesman Waheed Majroh told media five hours after the attack claimed by the Taliban."This is a massacre", responded on Twitter Dejan Panic, the coordinator of Emergency, accompanying his message of photos on which we can see the many victims lying in the corridors, under the grounds and on the lawns of the establishment managed by this Italian NGO.According to the Interior Ministry, "four suspects were arrested in the investigation" on this attack, the deadliest since the explosion of a truck bomb in the diplomatic zone on May 31 (150 dead, 400 wounded)....
Gymnastics: Larry Nassar 40 to 175 years in prison

Gymnastics: Larry Nassar 40 to 175 years in prison

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Former sports doctor Larry Nassar, accused of multiple se***al abuse on young gymnasts, will end his days in jail after being sentenced to a heavy sentence in a landmark trial where victims, champions as well as anonymous, delivered poignant testimonies of their broken lives. "I have just signed your death warrant," Justice Rosemarie Aquilina said, with a sentence ranging from 40 to 175 years in prison for seven counts. This sentence is in addition to a 60-year sentence for child pornography, another aspect of the case that shook the world of American gymnastics."You do not deserve to go out for a day," said the judge, saying "wherever you go, the most vulnerable will be destroyed." She has repeatedly thanked the "survivors" who have testified at this extraordinary trial held in Lan...