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Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Police have charged 16 people over the murder of a teenage girl who was set on fire at an religious seminary in eastern Bangladesh last month after accusing the headmaster of sexual assault, police said on Wednesday.

Passengers recount escape from burning Mexican plane

Passengers recount escape from burning Mexican plane

Shortly after boarding her flight in the northern Mexican state of Durango afternoon on Tuesday afternoon, Ashley Garcia had a premonition that something was wrong.

One killed in California wildfire as residents race to flee

One killed in California wildfire as residents race to flee

One person was killed in a raging, out-of-control wildfire that sent residents racing to flee a northern California city on Friday.

Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Improper use of heaters, wood or coal or negligence towards safety procedures could sometimes lead to unexpected fires either at home or desert camps, MoI pointed out.

Kenya to destroy largest ever ivory stockpile at celebrity burning

Kenya to destroy largest ever ivory stockpile at celebrity burning

Kenya said Tuesday it will torch its vast stockpile of ivory at a star-studded summit to include Hollywood celebrities, presidents and business leaders against ‘poaching and illegal trade in ivory.’

Trapped lensman rescued from 48th floor of burning Dubai hotel

Trapped lensman rescued from 48th floor of burning Dubai hotel

A newspaper photographer who was on a 48th floor of the 63-storey Address Downtown hotel on New Year’s Eve in Dubai to take pictures of the fireworks when the fire erupted said he had spent a harrowing 30 minutes standing on a ledge outside the building, only metres from the raging blaze.