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Four dead in massive French Alps avalanche

Four dead in massive French Alps avalanche.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netFeb 14th, 2017

Fires and avalanche alerts as Storm Eleanor batters Europe

PARIS, France – The French Alps were on maximum avalanche alert Thursday, January 4, as Storm Eleanor swept through Europe, killing at least four people and fanning rare winter wildfires in Corsica. With the mountains packed with skiiers for the school holidays, major resort Val d'Isere closed its runs for the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Avalanche rattles skiers in French Alps, none hurt

Avalanche rattles skiers in French Alps, none hurt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 8th, 2017

Avalanche claims 'no victims' in French Alps ski resort

Avalanche claims 'no victims' in French Alps ski resort.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2017

Avalanche kills at least 4 in French Alps

Avalanche kills at least 4 in French Alps.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2017

2015 Paris attacks suspect charged

PARIS, France — French anti-terror judges charged a Swedish man Monday with complicity in the 2015 Paris attacks that left 130 people dead, over allegations he played a key role in the jihadist cell behind the carnage. Osama Krayem, a 25-year-old of Syrian origin, has been in custody in Belgium since his arrest in Brussels […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Parisians seek UNESCO heritage status for bistros, cafes

PARIS, France – A group of Parisians has launched a campaign for UNESCO to award cultural heritage status to the French capital's bistros and cafe terraces, almost 3 years after terror attacks nov in the French capital which left 130 people dead, some of them gunned down in cafes and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Parisians seek UNESCO heritage status for bistros, cafes

A group of Parisians has launched a campaign for UNESCO to award cultural heritage status to the French capital's bistros and cafe terraces, almost three years after terror attacks in the French capital which left 130 people dead, some of them gunned down in cafes and restaurants. An association--- made up of bistro owners, actors and other private individuals--- has been set up to submit an application for Paris' bistros and cafe terraces to awarded "protected" status and put on UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list. The dossier will be handed in September to the Ministry of Culture, which is responsible for submitting such applications to UNESCO, the organizers said on T...Keep on reading: Parisians seek UNESCO heritage status for bistros, cafes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

No Filipino casualties in Oman due to Cyclone Mekunu – DFA

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said no Filipino has been reported dead or missing in Oman, following a powerful storm that triggered massive floods there. In a statement on Sunday, May 27, the DFA said Cyclone Mekunu "dumped the equivalent of two years worth of rain ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Probe into Paris knife attack widened

PARIS: French investigators will widen their probe on Monday to include possible help provided to the Chechen-born 20-year-old whose stabbing spree in central Paris, claimed by the Islamic State group, left one person dead and four seriously wounded. The man, identified as naturalized Frenchman Khamzat Azimov, carried out the attack on Saturday night in a [...] The post Probe into Paris knife attack widened appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

China marks 10th anniversary of devastating earthquake

BEIJING, China – China marked the 10th anniversary Saturday of a massive earthquake that killed tens of thousands in southwest Sichuan province and left scars on the nation that have yet to fully heal. More than 87,000, including 5,335 school pupils, were left dead or missing when a 7.9-magnitude quake struck ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

US Burning Man festival founder dead after stroke

LOS ANGELES, United States – Larry Harvey, the man who founded the popular Burning Man countercultural festival, died Saturday after suffering a massive stroke in early April, event organizers said. He was 70. Harvey died surrounded by family members at his San Francisco home, the official online Burning Man Journal ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

NEW YORK --- Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was found dead in Muscat, Oman. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," the statement read. "The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given." No more details about the death were provided. Oman police and state media had no immediate rep...Keep on reading: Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

BREAKING: Female suspect dead, three hurt in YouTube shooting

SAN BRUNO, United States --- Gunshots erupted at YouTube's offices in California Tuesday, sparking a panicked escape by employees and a massive police response, before the shooter -- a woman -- apparently committed suicide. Police said three people had been hospitalized with gunshot injuries following the shooting in the city of San Bruno, and that a female suspect was found dead at the scene. "We have one subject who is deceased inside the building with a self-inflicted wound," San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters. "At this time, we believe it to be the shooter." Employees recounted frantic scenes as they fled the headquarters of the Google-owned video sharing...Keep on reading: BREAKING: Female suspect dead, three hurt in YouTube shooting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Virgil Abloh takes over Louis Vuitton menswear

PARIS, France – American designer and celebrity DJ Virgil Abloh is taking over at Louis Vuitton, the brand said Monday, March 26 in a dramatic shake-up at the top of men's fashion. The appointment of rap star Kanye West's longtime creative director to the French luxury label shows the massive ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Voguing revives as Paris minorities strike a political pose

PARIS (AP) --- In garish makeup and dangerously high heels, a black male dancer's outstretched arms aggressively slice the air in time to the Paris nightclub music until suddenly, he drops "dead" on the floor. Vogue, the '80s dance movement Madonna popularized in her hit 1990 song of the same name, is experiencing a revival in France. It's not just a flamboyant pastime. For many minority French communities who feel alienated over tensions arising from divisive anti-gay marriage protests and the anti-immigration National Front, it's a statement of defiance. Many gay black and Arab youths --- especially those from Paris' less affluent and religiously conservative suburbs --- see ...Keep on reading: Voguing revives as Paris minorities strike a political pose.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Duterte gives financial aid to Mindoro bus crash victims, relatives

President Rodrigo Duterte has extended financial aid to the families of the victims of a bus crash in Sablayan town in Occidental Mindoro that left 19 people dead and 21 others injured. Duterte was in Sablayan town, Occidental Mindoro to visit not only the crash site but also the victims of the road mishap, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement issued on Saturday. "The President gave P20,000 to each family of the deceased and P10,000 plus cellphone for every injured," Roque said. READ:Duterte orders massive crackdown on colorum vehicles Roque also said that Duterte had directed transport officials to ensure the safety of travelers during the Holy Week. Can...Keep on reading: Duterte gives financial aid to Mindoro bus crash victims, relatives.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

US students stage massive walkout to protest gun violence

They bowed their heads in honor of the dead......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

US students stage massive walkout to protest gun violence

They bowed their heads in honor of the dead......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

US students stage massive walkout to protest gun violence

      They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like "Never again" and "Am I next?" They railed against the National Rifle Association and the politicians who support it. And over and over, they repeated the message: Enough is enough. In a wave of protests one historian called the largest of its kind in American history, tens of thousands of students walked out of their classrooms Wednesday to demand action on gun violence and school safety. The demonstrations extended from Maine to Hawaii as students joined the youth-led surge of activism set off by the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Pa...Keep on reading: US students stage massive walkout to protest gun violence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

Fil-Am, wife bag best song Oscar again

LOS ANGELES---The husband and wife songwriting duo has done it again. Fil-Am Robert Lopez and his wife, Kristen Anderson, won on Sunday their second Academy Award for best original song. The pair picked up the honor for "Remember Me" from "Coco," four years after winning the same honor for the massive hit "Let It Go" from "Frozen." "Coco," which tells the story of an aspiring young musician who accidentally enters the land of the dead, celebrates the Mexican holiday "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead). "Mexico is not the only country that has ancestor honor celebrations," Lopez told the Inquirer backstage. "The Philippines celebrates the holiday, too, as does China ...Keep on reading: Fil-Am, wife bag best song Oscar again.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018