ISLAMABAD - At least 12 people were killed Friday when a private aircraft with 21 on board, most of them employees of a US oil company, crashed a few minutes after taking off near Karachi airport in southern Pakistan, Geo TV reported.
LUCKNOW - The decomposed bodies of three young women were recovered from fields in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district, police said Friday.
JAKARTA - At least 48 people were killed and 66 seriously injured Friday by clouds of searing ash and lava from the latest eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano, hospital staff said.
TORONTO - The Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora here has urged Canada and Australia, which are struggling to stop illegal refugees or so-called boat people from Sri Lanka, to quickly set up a refugee centre in South-East Asia to process cases of genuine people.
ISLAMABAD - A private plane with 20 people on board, most of them employees of a US oil company, crashed a few minutes after taking off near Karachi airport in southern Pakistan Friday, Geo TV reported.
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