Somali pirates captured a ship captain and killed him. The incident occurred near the capital Mogadishu. Three crew members were injured when the pirates opened fire on the ship. According to information kill captain is Syrian.
More than 20 villages have been flooded because of torrential rains in southern Azerbaijan. Torrential rains continued already the second day, as two rivers - and Vilyashchay Boradiga - are overflowing their banks. According to some reports the water level in flooded half of the villages has reached one meter, and in the remaining 60-70 centimeters.
Heavy snowfall in Georgia interrupted electricity supply in several parts of the country, ITAR-TASS. Thousands of Georgians remained without electricity in Kazbegskiya and Ahmetskiya area in northern and northeastern Georgia, and in some parts of southern and western Georgia.
Five people, including two officers and three privates, were killed in a fire in the administrative building of the military base in Tambov, 500 km southeast of Moscow, Itar-Tass. 14 people were hospitalized due to smoke poisoning.
An earthquake measuring between 4. 4 and 4. 6 is registered in Cyprus, told Reuters. The quake was felt strongly by the people of the island, who fled in panic in the streets.
The peak of the spread of A/H1N1 flu in Italy is expected to be between 18 December 2009 - January 18, 2010 when the new flu, became known as swine could become infected 3 million
An earthquake of magnitude 6. 3 on the Richter scale was registered in Bhutan. Tremors felt in Bangladesh and China, AFP reported. At least seven people died after their houses have collapsed. And many are caused material damage. According to the American Seismological Institute epicenter is located on the border with India, 180 km from the capital Thimphu.
Bad weather conditions prevented today conducting the removal operation of the ship "Ilinden" from Lake Ohrid. PoslednoBlizkite of the dead returned to Ohrid from Skopje. More. . . Macedonian media reported that a commission of inquiry was ordered new images of the sunken submarine, 7 meters deep vessel.
Nearly 2000 students from Washington State University symptoms of swine flu reported Monday. If we prove the A/H1N1 virus, it will be the most popular event of infection with swine flu. The University already has a website with information about the rapid spread of the influenza virus a few days after the start of the semester.