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Dozens killed in a bus accident in Philippines

45 passengers were rescued after a bus apparently lost its brakes and plunged into a deep ravine in a northern Philippine mountain town, Tuesday. Another 24 people were died in the accident. The wreckage was located in Nueva Ecija province's Carranglan town, disaster-response officer Mark Raymond Cano told to the media. Many of the passengers had serious injuries and were taken to a hospital, he said.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

Former Filipino beauty queen, 23, was shot dead at her home

Mary Christine Balagtas, 23, a Filipino beauty queen who previously won the La Bulakenya pageant in 2009 and second pageant in 2010, was been shot dead two days ago moments after opening the front door to 'hitmen' who gave her flowers and chocolates, at her home in Bulacan.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

At least 39 people were killed in a car bomb explosion south of Aleppo

At least 39 people have been killed Saturday when a car bomb has exploded near buses carrying Syrians evacuated from towns besieged by rebels in northern Syria. The explosion hit an evacuation point south of Aleppo city where dozens of buses have been parked for over 30 hours.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

Tensions between India and China related to the visit of Dalai Lama

A dispute opened between India and China about the imminent visit of Dalai Lama to India’s northeast, scheduled for Thursday. Last month, China warned of “severe damage” to relations with India if the Dalai Lama proceeds with his trip. As an answer, India says China shouldn’t interfere in its internal affairs.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

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