Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble early on Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit Myanmar on Wednesday evening, news agency Reuters reported. The quake struck 143 km (88 miles) west of the city of Meiktila, the agency said. Tremors were felt in parts of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam.
Gunmen attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday, with explosions and gunfire reported inside the campus where foreign staff and hundreds of students were trapped, an interior ministry official and a student said.
Aug 25 (Reuters) - Australia captain Steve Smith is to leave the tour of Sri Lanka and return home to rest ahead of their limited-overs series in South Africa before they host the Proteas at the start of a heavy home schedule.
Colombo, Aug 24: Australian all-rounder James Faulkner took his maiden hat-trick against Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI at Colombo on Wednesday (Aug 24) to help visitors restrict the hosts on 288. Match Scorecard The left-arm pacer claimed Kusal Parera's (54)