Tag Archives: Asia

03Jul/15

Rockets land in Israel, Egypt’s IS affiliate claims responsibility

ESHKOL, ISRAEL (JULY 3, 2015) (ISRAELI POLICE HANDOUT) – Militants in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday (July 3) in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces.
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24Jun/15

Pakistan heat wave deaths reach 780

The head of Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says nearly 800 people have died in Karachi’s heat wave, with around 2000 people being taken to hospital daily.

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08Jun/15

Dubai launches beach Wi-Fi portals

Dubai beachgoers can now connect to the internet, as Dubai launches Smart Palm a device that provides a Wi-Fi connection as well as phone-charging docks at the beach.

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08Jun/15

Newly-crowned Miss Tibet inspires women to stand up against China

Winner of Miss Tibet 2015, a beauty pageant held in India’s Himalayan foothill town of Dharamsala, hopes to inspire fellow Tibetan women-in-exile to stand up against Chinese rule.

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