Stricken Boat with Over 100 Rohingya Allowed to Dock in Indonesia

Fire at Bangladesh Rohingya Camp Leaves Thousands Homeless

Thousands of people were left homeless after a fire gutted parts of a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, police said on Sunday. About 850,000 of the persecuted Muslim minority — many of whom escaped a 2017 military crackdown in Myanmar that UN investigators concluded was executed with “genocidal intent” — live in a network of […]

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13 Including 7 Children Killed in House Fire in Philadelphia, Officials Say

13 Including 7 Children Killed in House Fire in Philadelphia, Officials Say

A large fire tore through a two-unit house early Wednesday in Philadelphia, killing 13 people, including seven children, and sending two people to hospitals, fire officials said. They warned the numbers could grow as firefighters inspected the rowhome, where officials said 26 people had been staying. The four smoke alarms in the building, which was […]

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Huge Fire Brings Down Roof at South Africa Parliament, No Casualities Reported

Huge Fire Brings Down Roof at South Africa Parliament, No Casualities Reported

A massive fire in South Africa’s houses of parliament in Cape Town caused the roof of the old National Assembly building to collapse on Sunday as the blaze continued to rage after eight hours. No casualities have been reported in the fire, which has also spread to the wing housing the current National Assembly, where […]

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