Road accidents are common in remote areas in the Philippines, largely because of poor vehicle maintenance, bad road conditions.
It was not immediately clear why the Sewol ferry listed heavily on to its side and capsized in apparently calm conditions.
The data from Bluefin-21′s first mission has been already downloaded and analyzed. No objects of interest were found.
Search authorities had known the primary search area for Flight 370 was near the limit of Bluefin’s dive capabilities. Deeper-diving submersibles have been evaluated, but none is yet available to help.
Abu Ghraib prison served as a notorious torture centre under now-executed dictator Saddam Hussein, with an estimated 4,000 detainees perishing there.
It was not immediately clear who was behind the abduction. Kakar said there has so far been no ransom demand.
China has been increasingly ambitious in developing its space programmes for military, commercial and scientific purposes.
Musharraf had returned from his self-imposed exile last year to fight in the general elections.
The AUV onboard the Ocean Shield, called a Blue-fin 21, could take months to scan and map the 600 sq km (230 sq miles) zone currently the focus of the acoustic search – an area the size of a medium city.
Saturday’s figures added up the number of people killed and injured in the first two days of April 11-12 to 102 dead and 893 hurt in 850 accidents.
Thailand has been in political turmoil since anti-government protests began in November.
The probe into the missing plane have been focused on four possible areas – hijack, sabotage, as well as personal and psychological problems.
The ministry has however been warning farmers about infection risks, citing the continued spread of the disease in Asia, including neighbouring South Korea.
Signals possibly from the black box of the ill-fated Malaysian jet were “rapidly fading” and the ongoing massive search for the plane was likely to continue “for a long time”, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on . “Given that the signal from the black box is rapidly fading, what we are now doing is […]
Maulana Yusuf Shah said fighting between two “minor” groups would have no effect on talks and situation would be clear in next two-three days.
Police told Additional District and Sessions Judge Lahore Rafaqat Ali that Mohammad Musa’s name had been struck off from the FIR.
Fariq’s last communication through the WhatsApp Messenger application was about 11.30 pm on March 7, just before he boarded the jet for his six-hour flight to Beijing.
The Pakistani Taliban have been fighting for years to overthrow the government and impose strict Islamic law.
Khan recalled an Indian umpire, who had refused to consider his appeal against an Indian batsman allegedly “in order to secure win for his team”.
This is the biggest security incident in the north since the defeat of the LTTE in a military campaign in 2009.
The PM said that he was confident that the latest signal indicated that the search was focused on the correct area.
Houston had said there will be no confirmation of a link to the plane until wreckage is found.
Search crews would try to determine whether faint sounds are from missing plane’s black boxes
Salman al-Awda, who won fame for his hard-line views, now has millions of followers on Twitter and YouTube, leaving govt angry.
Underwater sounds detected by a ship are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said.
The U.S. bill alone has run into the millions of dollars, and China has devoted more ships and planes to the effort than the Americans have.
The mystery of the missing plane continued to baffle aviation and security authorities who have so far failed to trace the aircraft despite deploying hi-tech radar and other gadge.
Many Israelis view Mansour and other Palestinians who killed Israelis in politically motivated attacks as terrorists who should remain behind bars.
Malaysian authorities have faced heavy criticism, particularly from China, for mismanaging the search and holding back information.
China pressed 18 vessels, eight helicopters and three fixed-wing aircraft to trace the MH370 plane.