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Dozens feared dead in Philippine mall inferno

Dozens feared dead in Philippine mall inferno

NCCC Mall said in its Facebook page that the mayor's and social services offices are ready to assist families of those missing at a restaurant about 200 meters from the mall. Davao, with a population of about 1.5 million people, is the biggest city in the southern Philippines. Duterte served as Davao mayor for many years before being elected to the presidency last year.


Fire rips through Philippines shopping mall, multiple people missing

Fire rips through Philippines shopping mall, multiple people missing

Vice-Mayor Paolo Duterte said the chances of survivors being found at this point were "zero", the Guardian reports. Sunday morning, Emmanuel Jaldon, the chief operating officer for the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said firefighters were in the last phase before declaring the fire out and that the fire was "technically contained".


Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress party of worshiping Tipu Sultan, Watch

Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress party of worshiping Tipu Sultan, Watch

Our PM (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi vision is to make India a global player and we want to ensure that Uttar Pradesh also fosters an inclusive, sustainable and balanced growth. He added they are trying to tackle with both to provide an amicable environment to investors. "We are working to promote ease of doing business...to make Uttar Pradesh a nationally and internationally preferred investment destination", Adityanath said.


Hadi no show at 'Save Jerusalem' rally

Hadi no show at 'Save Jerusalem' rally

Malaysia and 127 other countries voted to condemn the USA decision on Jerusalem at an emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, with nine countries voting against and 35 abstaining. About 2,000 people took part in the "Save Jerusalem" rally to protest Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by establishing the United States embassy there, instead of in Tel Aviv.


Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni to make Olympic debut in 2018

Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni to make Olympic debut in 2018

She has represented Canada on the global stage multiple times, however, this will be her first Winter Olympics. "I think the first thing that comes to mind with this group is speed", said Jenner. Marie-Philip Poulin was the hero in Sochi. Lest one get the idea Canada is sending an over-the-hill gang to Korea, eight players - Ann-Renée Desbiens, Renata Fast, Brigette Lacquette, Bailey Bram, Emily Clark, Jillian Saulnier, Laura Stacey (the great-granddaughter of Hockey Hall of Famer King ...


South Sudan cease-fire begins in attempt to calm civil war

South Sudan cease-fire begins in attempt to calm civil war

The demand came amidst negotiations between South Sudan's political stakeholders, including the government, that began on December 18 in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The agreement signed Thursday after internationally brokered talks is an effort to salvage a 2015 peace deal. According to the source, this has been one of the two thorny issues that came in the way of the negotiating parties reaching a cessation of hostilities deal, which is regarded as a prerequisite for reviving an ...