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June 26, 2017 10:39 AM Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157. The truck, carrying some 25,000 liters (6,600 gallons) of gasoline, was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore, the Punjab provincial 1

June 26, 2017 9:15 AM 11 die in accident on Bole-Bamboi road

Ten of the deceased, including the children, died on the spot while one other person died at the Bole District Government Hospital. Eight people who are in critical condition are receiving treatment at the hospital. The deceased and the injured were on board a Ssanyong mini-bus (with registration number UW 171-15) that was travelling from Kumasi to Wa and ran into a stationary 1

June 26, 2017 8:41 AM Pakistan PM visits victims as tanker blaze death toll rises to 157

The truck, carrying some 6,600 gallons (25,000 litres) of gasoline, was travelling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore, the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost control and crashed on a highway outside the town of Bahawalpur early on Sunday. Alerted by an announcement over a mosque loudspeaker that an overturned tanker was leaking 1

June 26, 2017 7:14 AM 6 bodies yet to be identified after fatal dawn accident

More than 6 bodies in yesterday’s dawn accident at Dikpa near Tinga in the Bole District of the Northern Region are yet to be identified by relations according to police in the area. Ten persons including Corporal Jakper B. Yamdauk of the Ghana Police Service with service Number No. 47593 G/L died during the road accident at about 2:30 am on Sunday June 25, 2017. Bole District 1

June 25, 2017 6:24 PM 2 kids, 9 others killed in Bole-Bamboi Highway crash

Eleven people including two children have been confirmed dead after a minibus they were travelling in crashed into a stationary vehicle at Dikpa on the Bole-Bamboi Highway. Seven others are also receiving treatment at the Bole Government Hospital after suffering varying degrees of injury. Eight persons were initially rushed to the hospital, but one person 3

June 25, 2017 4:42 PM Ambassador Adu-Gyamfi appointed Ghana AIDS Commission Boss

Accra June 25, GNA - Ambassador Dr Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi, Ghana’s former High Commissioner to Sierra Leone (2005 to 2009), has been appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, as the new Director General of Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC). A statement signed by Madam Margaret Akosuah Yamoh, the Communications Manager of GAC and copied to the Ghana 3

June 25, 2017 3:10 PM Bole: Cop, 9 others killed in motor crash

Ten people including two children were killed and at least eight critically injured when a commercial mini bus with registration number UW 171- 15 fleeing an approaching vehicle plunged into a faulty stationary long truck at Dikpa near Bole in the Northern region. The mini bus was traveling from Kumasi to Wa and crashed into the stationed truck with a registration 3

June 25, 2017 2:45 PM Albanians vote in election seen as test for democracy

The ruling Socialists seek an outright majority in the 140-seat parliament to implement reforms. Albanians are voting in a key parliamentary election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to back efforts to secure European Union membership. Sunday's race pits socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama against Lulzim 3

June 25, 2017 10:39 AM Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East, local officials say. A crowd had gathered reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire. Dozens are being treated in hospital. Unconfirmed reports suggest the tanker had been speeding when it overturned 3

June 25, 2017 9:29 AM 9 bodies found after landslide buries scores in southwest China

Chinese crews recovered nine bodies and were still searching for 109 others Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan. More than 2,500 rescuers with detection devices and dogs were looking for signs of life amid the rubble of massive boulders that descended on Xinmo village in Mao county 3