newszine

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar

46 mins ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city. Rain started early in the day in parts of Istanbul and picked up pace around noon. Footage from parts of the Grand Bazaar showed shopkeepers, ankle-deep Read More

6 times hero pilots averted disaster and saved the day

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on 6 times hero pilots averted disaster and saved the day
Following Thursday’s miraculous emergency landing of a Ural Airlines plane in a cornfield outside Moscow, RT examines some of the most amazing feats of heroics by commercial pilots in recent history. 1. TU-154 Yakutia to Moscow On September 7, 2010 an Alrosa Airlines TU-154 was travelling from Russia’s eastern Yakutia region to Moscow with 72 Read More

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry

2 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished. Indonesia is under pressure to end slash-and-burn clearance of land, often on plant palm and Read More

Officials blamed for bridge collapse told to leave memorial service

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Officials blamed for bridge collapse told to leave memorial service
Motorway executives attending a ceremony to remember victims of a major bridge collapse were told to leave after grieving relatives asked the Italian prime minister to intervene. A service was held in Genoa marking one year since 43 people were killed in the Morandi Bridge disaster. Top executives for the country’s biggest motorway operator Atlantia Read More

One year after Genoa tragedy: Are Europe’s bridges any safer?

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on One year after Genoa tragedy: Are Europe’s bridges any safer?
Italy is commemorating one year since the Morandi Bridge in Genoa collapsed and killed 43 people. The incident raised many questions about the crumbling European infrastructure, but did it spur swift action? Millions of people cross them without thought every single day, but there are tens of thousands of bridges in Europe that have been Read More

Hong Kong super-rich take their money and escape to New York amid protests at home

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Hong Kong super-rich take their money and escape to New York amid protests at home
Anti-government protests in Hong Kong are forcing local wealthy families to relocate to the US as they are seeking to buy property there instead of just investing in it, a New York-based real estate attorney has revealed. Edward Mermelstein of One & Only Realty, which organizes relocation and luxury property investment starting at $10 million, Read More

WATCH plane enter ‘hellish’ BRIGHT ORANGE skies as it battles massive wildfires on Greek island

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on WATCH plane enter ‘hellish’ BRIGHT ORANGE skies as it battles massive wildfires on Greek island
Air tankers and helicopters were deployed to drop water over devastating wildfires raging on Eubea, Greece’s second largest island. The video provided by Ruptly video agency shows an air tanker in the sky, which quickly goes from light blue to hellish yellow and bright orange when the aircraft flies above the wildfire, dousing the blaze Read More

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement

4 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement
FILE PHOTO: New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks at a news conference to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit in partnership with at least 10 U.S. state attorneys general to stop a proposed $26 billion merger of mobile carriers Sprint and T-Mobile in New York, U.S., June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar WASHINGTON Read More

No, this Russian family is not looking at a nuclear explosion near their city, dear MSM viewers

4 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on No, this Russian family is not looking at a nuclear explosion near their city, dear MSM viewers
An image of three people gazing at a powerful explosion mushrooming in the distance is too good not to be used in a story about a mysterious rocket engine failure that sparked speculation about a Russian doomsday weapon. An explosion during a rocket engine test in Russia last week, which claimed five lives and apparently Read More