A powerful earthquake hit Chile early Saturday killing more than 100 people, damaging buildings and setting off a tsunami that threatened several countries around the Pacific Ocean.
The Maule region appears to be the hardest hit by the earthquake, the strongest to hit the country in the last 50 years. Interior Minister Edmundo Perez Yoma said at least 34 people have been killed in Maule.
In a verdict delivered amid tight security and a threat of coup, judges ordered Thaksin and his family to return $ 1.4 billion of a contested $ 2.3 billion wealth.
Police said at least 10 people have been killed by the suicide bombings that targeted two residential buildings used primarily by foreign workers.
Giuliano Stroe, a 5-year-old boy from Romania, has set a new Guinness world record for number of “air push-ups”. Giuliano smashed the previous record of 12 air push-ups on live television.
The 58-year-old president underwent treatment in Saudi Arabia for pericarditis, a condition that affects the normal beating of the heart.
A United Nations study found drug users and dealers commit proportionately more offenses in this country than any other.
The NATO said in a statement that allied pilots initially thought that they were firing at a group of Taliban rebels.
Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline in terms of passenger volume, is expected to lose at least $ 34 million a day throughout the duration of the strike that ends midnight of Thursday.
Strong winds and rains battered the island on Saturday, causing muddy water to flow down narrow channels and onto the streets.