Nepal: Rescue teams locate wreckage of missing plane
01 June 2022 | 10:49 am
Rescue workers have recovered 14 bodies from the crash site of a small passenger plane that went down in a remote part of the country over the weekend.
30 May 2021
EU leaders agreed to ban Belarusian carriers from flying over the bloc's airspace.
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US Vice President Kamala Harris's plane returns to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, soon after takeoff following a technical problem. Harris was departing the United States for Guatemala, her first international trip as vice president.
11 Jun 2021
A firefighting plane works on extinguishing a fire raging in a forested area west of Jerusalem. The massive fire on the outskirts of Jerusalem has paralysed traffic as dozens of firefighters and 10 aerial tankers battle the blaze.
19 Jun 2021
Army rescuers are deployed to a flooded area in Nepal after a river burst during heavy monsoon rains. Officials said a landslide caused by the monsoon deluge blocked a river, which then burst and sent a flood of water downstream late Tuesday, inundating a settlement in Sindhupalchowk district near the capital Kathmandu.
18 Jun 2021
Aerial footage of submerged settlements and landslides after a river burst during heavy monsoon rains in Nepal killing at least one person and leaving seven others missing. Officials said a landslide caused by the monsoon deluge blocked a river, which then burst and sent a flood of water downstream late Tuesday, inundating a settlement in Sindhupalchowk district near the capital Kathmandu.
7 Jul 2021
Search teams find the wreckage of a passenger plane carrying 28 people that had disappeared in a remote Russian peninsula. Sources from the emergency ministry have said that the search for survivors would be paused due to loss of light as the evening drew in, but initial reports have suggested no survivors would be found.
18 Jul 2021
The Nepalese Supreme Court has removed caretaker Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli from office and reinstalled his rival. Parliament is now set to reconvene in a week.
20 Jul 2021
A Nigerian jet has been downed in the northwest of the country. The pilot safely ejected and avoided capture.
14 Aug 2021
Nepal rolls out second Covid-19 vaccine jabs for nearly 1.4 million elderly people, following a months-long delay.
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Coronavirus infections continue to rise amid a slow vaccination drive. Reports have also emerged of vaccination centers becoming potential hotspots because of failure to comply with health measures.
24 Oct 2021
Images show partially submerged houses, evacuated residents, and a flooded airport in Nepal where 31 people were reported dead after days of heavy rains across the country. Swelling rivers flooded homes in several districts, damaging roads and bridges and reportedly destroying crops. Landslides are a regular danger in the Himalayan region, but experts say they are becoming more common as rains become increasingly erratic and glaciers melt.
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The legalization of cannabis and COVID lockdowns appear to have increased its regular use, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime report finds.
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Family and friends of British journalist Dom Phillips attended his funeral near Rio de Janeiro. The last rites for Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who was killed while working with Phillips, were held a day earlier.
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Group of Seven leaders have unveiled an infrastructure plan meant to bolster the global economy and counter China. But crippling debt owed by poorer countries may get in the way.
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The event in Portugal will present a nonbinding declaration meant to curb ocean pollution and destruction, as well as discuss financing models for ocean preservation.
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