All 18 people aboard the helicopter that crashed in the North Sea, near the oil rig were rescued on Tuesday. According to the BBC for the happy outcome of the crisis has helped prompt reaction of the border authorities and rescue teams. We investigate the causes of the tragedy that took place 200 km.
A strong earthquake shook the Pakistani and Indian administered Kashmir Wednesday morning. So far no reports of casualties and destruction. Strong tremors were felt in Pakistan capital Islamabad and other cities.
Police in Northern Ireland, a powerful bomb destroyed by controlled explosion, officials say. 136-pound bomb was discovered after an anonymous caller in a car parked near the school in Kasaluilan, said local police.
At least 23 people were killed in a fire in a home for elderly people in Komi, RIA "Novosti". Firefighters are still trying to master the element that has exploded around 17 am local time. President of the Autonomous Republic Vladimir Commission Torlopov ordered to form a committee of investigators to investigate the causes of fire.
Earthquake of magnitude 5. 2 Richter Scale rocked Mexico, AFP reported. The epicenter of the earthquake in the city Sihuataneho located in the state of Guerrero near the Pacific coast. So far no reports of injuries and some more serious damage in the city and its surroundings.
The government of Egypt decided to start the installation of cameras and devices to detect movement along the border with Gaza. Expected in this way to combat the smuggling of weapons and other goods to the territory in which reigns a radical Islamist movement Hamas, Reuters reported, citing a source from the security forces, according to which the installation of the cameras started 2 days ago and assistance have come to American, French and German specialists.
Two volcanoes erupted in Japan. A cloud of ash reached Tokyo. There is no reported serious damage and casualties. Assam volcano is located in the central part of the largest island of Honshu, on the border between Nagano prefectures and Rubber, 140 kilometers from Tokyo.
Heavy snowfall in Britain halted public transport in London. From Gatwick airport in the city reported that flights will be postponed or canceled. "All London buses have stopped running because of bad weather and adverse road conditions," explains the London public transport on its website.