At least three people have been killed and several others are feared trapped after a building collapsed onto another structure in the suburb of the capital, New Delhi, officials said. "There were atleast three families living in the old building that collapsed upon an under-construction building," Arun Kumar Singh, chief fire officer, told Al Jazeera on Wednesday. "We have dragged out three dead bodies from the debris," he added. "It's very difficult to say at the moment how many people are actually trapped under the rubble." The National Disaster Response Force, a federal rescue agency, along with the police began the search and rescue operation Tuesday night, with officials saying that it would
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, it seems, knows how to play the waiting game. The Kremlin leader arrived in Helsinki at around 1:00 pm local time, just around the time his summit with President Donald Trump was originally scheduled to start. Observers took note: Putin has a habit of keeping other dignitaries waiting. In 2016, he arrived in Japan over two hours behind schedule for talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The year before, Pope Francis waited patiently for more than an hour at the Vatican for his Russian guest to arrive. And on more than one occasion, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko had to cool his heels while waiting for meeting with Putin to start. But the record
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, was pictured celebrating his birthday this week by barbecuing meat while on holiday in Europe. The image was posted on the Instagram account of his son, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai on Monday. Sheikh Mohammed, who turned 69 on Sunday, is shown taking control of an outdoor barbecue in front of what appears to be lake while on holiday with his family. It is thought to be a German-speaking country. Sheikh Hamdan captioned the photo with a phrase in Arabic that loosely translates as: "When you doing your own thing, life has a different taste". The Dubai royals have garnered large followings on social media thanks
New Delhi (CNN)An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 different men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on Tuesday. The incidents took place from mid-January, according to S. Rajendran, the deputy commissioner of police for Chennai's Kilpauk district. The 17 men -- who worked in the building as security and facilities personnel -- are under arrest, according to Rajendran. This latest case follows a string of others that have rattled India in recent months.
An archeologist grinds club rush for the experimental production of flour. (CNN)Archeologists have discovered the burnt remains of a flatbread baked 14,400 years ago, more than 4,000 years before the advent of agriculture. The findings, excavated in northeastern Jordan's Black Desert, reveal the oldest direct evidence of bread. Twenty four bread-like discoveries were found at two fireplaces in a Natufian hunter-gatherer site known as Shubayqa 1. One of the stone structures with a fireplace in the middle at the Shubayqa 1 site in Jordan's Black Desert. "The presence of hundreds of charred food remains in the fireplaces from Shubayqa 1 is an exceptional find, and it has given us the chance to characterize
A US company owner gave an employee a new car after he went the extra mile - 20 miles (32km) in fact, walking all night to make his first day at work. After his own car broke down, Walter Carr made the long commute by foot through the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama, to his new job in removals. A police officer spoke to Mr Carr en route and, impressed by his grit, took him to get some breakfast. Praise for Mr Carr has flooded social media since his story was shared. Jenny Lamey, a customer of the moving firm, wrote on Facebook that she and her husband had awoken early last Friday to prepare for movers who were due to arrive at around 08:00. At 06:30, their doorbell rang, and Ms Lamey met Mr Carr,