Showing posts with label mourning. Show all posts
Showing posts with label mourning. Show all posts

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Cuba Mourns after 107 Killed in Airliner Crash

Cuba Mourns after 107 Killed in Airliner Crash
Cuba begins two days of national mourning Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its 110 passengers and crew.

Friday, November 24, 2017

National Mourning Declared after 235 Killed in Egypt Mosque Attack

235 Killed in Egypt Mosque Attack
Terrorists killed 235 people at a mosque in Egypt's north Sinai region on Friday, detonating a bomb and shooting at fleeing worshippers and ambulances, state media and witnesses said.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Pena Nieto declares three days of mourning after quake

Pena Nieto declares three days of mourning after quake
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has declared three days of national mourning following Thursday's powerful earthquake that has killed at least 61 people.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Kremlin attaches no importance to absence of condolences from Obama over plane crash

The Kremlin does not attach any importance to the absence of condolences from US President Barack Obama on the Russian airliner's crash in Egypt, US Secretary of State John Kerry conveyed the condolences from the entire American people, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Death toll rises to 30 in Bucharest club fire

The death toll of the nightclub fire late Friday in downtown Bucharest rose from 27 to 30 people on Sunday, and the government task force predicted that the number of dead could rise significantly in the coming period, and even double.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Romania declares national mourning over nightclub fire

Romania's government has declared a three-day national mourning after an overnight fire ripped through a nightclub in the capital Bucharest, killing at least 27 people and wounding more than 180 more.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Nepal rules out finding more quake survivors as death toll climbs

Nepal ruled out the possibility Saturday of finding more survivors buried in the rubble from a massive earthquake that killed more than 6,700 people and devastated vast swathes of one of Asia's poorest countries.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Nepal tells foreign rescue teams not to come (UN)

Nepal has told foreign search and rescue teams not to come because there are already enough in the earthquake-hit country, a senior UN official said Wednesday.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Nepal declares three-day mourning for earthquake victims

Prime Minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala has declared three days of mourning on Tuesday for the victims of the magniture-7.9 earthquake, which rocked the country on Saturday. He said as much in his televised address to the nation.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Bulgaria declares national mourning on June 23 as death toll in Varna floods rises

Even as Varna and other parts of Bulgaria struggled with the aftermath of torrential rain that has led to a number of deaths and serious damage, the government declared June 23 a day of national mourning to honour the memory of those who had died.

Recriminations also continued, with sharp exchanges among rival politicians about the handling of the situation while residents of Asparouhovo in Varna complained to reporters about a lack of organisation in responding to the flood crisis, exacerbated – they said – by poorly-built infrastructure.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Ukraine hits back after rebels down plane (Sunday a day of mourning)

Kiev launches air strikes against rebels after military transport plane is shot down near Luhansk, killing 49 people....

The Ukrainian military has launched air strikes against separatist strongholds in the country's eastern region following the shooting down of a transport plane that killed 49 people.
The military targeted on Saturday rebel checkpoints in Luhansk and a military base that had been taken over by pro-Russian separatists, in retaliation for the downing of the plane, Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell, reporting near Luhansk, said.

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