Earthquake Java: Earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hits the Indonesian island

CNN — An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia’s West Java province on Saturday, Indonesia’s geophysics agency BMKG reported. According to the BMKG, the epicenter of the earthquake was on land and there is no chance of a tsunami. One person was injured while four houses and a school were damaged in … Read more

Odell Beckham Jr. removed from Miami flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol, police say

CNN — NFL free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from an American Airlines flight to Los Angeles at Miami International Airport Sunday morning after refusing to comply with safety protocol, according to a statement from the Miami-Dade Police Department. Officers were notified around 9:30 a.m. Sunday of a medical emergency on an … Read more

Protests are erupting across China posing an unprecedented challenge to Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy

Beijing CNN — Protests erupted all over China, including in universities and Shanghai, where hundreds of people chanted, “Stand down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!” in an unprecedented display of defiance against the country’s strict and increasingly costly zero-Covid policy. A deadly fire at an apartment building in the country’s far western Xinjiang region, … Read more

Landslide Italy: One dead and 10 people missing on the island of Ischia

CNN — One person was killed and ten others went missing on Saturday after torrential rain caused a landslide on the Italian holiday island of Ischia. Search and rescue operations are underway in the small town of Casamicciola Terme and reinforcements are being sent from Naples, the Italian fire service said, but weather conditions are … Read more

Indonesia needs earthquake resistant houses. Building it is a huge challenge

CNN — A deadly earthquake that reduced buildings to rubble in West Java, Indonesia, has once again exposed the dangers of living in poorly built homes in one of the most seismically active zones in the world. Since Monday’s quake, survivors have been sleeping on the streets or in shelters away from homes vulnerable to … Read more

Jerusalem: One dead after explosions at Ramot bus station and interchange, Israeli police say

Jerusalem CNN — Two explosions shook Jerusalem early Wednesday, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen others in a suspected “combined terror attack,” an Israeli police spokesman said. The first explosion occurred at 7:06 a.m. at a bus station at the entrance to Jerusalem, injuring at least 11 people, including one person who … Read more

Henan, China: Factory fire kills 38, state media reports

CNN — A fire at a factory in central China killed dozens on Monday, according to Chinese state media. The state newspaper Henan Daily reported on Tuesday that two people previously reported missing had been found dead following the fire at the factory in Anyang, Henan province, bringing the death toll to 38. Two others … Read more

Indonesia earthquake: Search underway as 5.6 tremor kills dozens in West Java

Jakarta, Indonesia CNN — Rescue workers are digging into the rubble on Tuesday to find survivors of a powerful earthquake that collapsed homes and buildings in a densely populated area of ​​Indonesia’s West Java province, killing dozens. Monday’s earthquake killed 62 people, according to the country’s National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), though West Java governor … Read more

Polish defense officials meet after reports of deadly explosion as Russian missiles bomb near Ukraine

CNN — Poland called an emergency meeting of national security officials on Tuesday after Polish media reported that projectiles killed two people near the border with Ukraine on Tuesday. Polish officials confirmed the deaths of two people following an explosion in the Hrubieszów district of eastern Poland. Government spokesman Piotr Muller said teams of experts … Read more

Deadly explosion in central street of Istanbul

Istanbul CNN — At least six people were killed and 53 injured in an explosion in the heart of the Turkish city of Istanbul on Sunday afternoon, the city’s governor said. The injured are being treated, the governor, Ali Yerlikaya, added. “We wish God’s mercy to those who lost their lives and a speedy recovery … Read more