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June 26, 2017 11:05 AM Horrifying video shows tourist boat sinking in minutes with scores on board

It began as a typical, carefree holiday weekend at the popular Colombian tourist destination, a scenic reservoir surrounded by mountains and greenery that draws throngs every weekend for fishing, water sports and all-inclusive boat cruises. But at about 2 p.m. Sunday on the El Peñol-Guatapé reservoir near Medellin, Colombia, one of these boat cruises

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 10:35 AM Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

Iraqi forces have repelled counter-attacks by so-called Islamic State (IS) as they push the group into a corner of Mosul's Old City. IS deployed large numbers of suicide bombers in different parts of the northern city but the affected areas were quickly brought under control, Iraqi officials say. The operation to retake Mosul, seized by IS in 2014, began 1

June 26, 2017 10:21 AM Myanmar and Thailand torch $1 billion of seized drugs

Yangon - Myanmar and Thailand started torching nearly $1 billion worth of seized narcotics on Monday, a defiant show of force as law enforcement struggles to stem the rising flow of drugs in the region. The burnings, to mark world anti-drugs day, follow another year of record seizures of narcotics from the remote borderlands of Myanmar, Laos, southern 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 7:54 AM Angry NPP youth vandalise property over Walewale DCE's rejection

Some angry youth of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Walewale in the West Mampurisi district of the Northern region vandalised party properties following the Assembly members rejection of District Chief Executive nominee. This follows President Nana Akufo-Addo's appointment of a new DCE Abu Mohammed following a decision by members of the Assembly not to confirm 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 26, 2017 6:42 AM Abu Dhabi Police celebrates International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The Abu Dhabi Police will observe International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking tomorrow, which falls on 26th June every year. This year, the theme selected by the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime is "Listen First." Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, stated that International Day Against 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 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