Lima mall blaze claims four near APEC venue

Nov 17, 2016

Lima mall blaze claims four near APEC venue

At least four people died Wednesday in a fire that broke out in a shopping mall steps away from a Lima luxury hotel where some APEC Asia-Pacific trade summit delegations were expected to stay, officials said. Four bodies — two men and two women ...

Aug 16, 2016

Fire threatens mountain bike venue

A bush fire was threatening the Olympic Games mountain bike venue, officials said, as reports emerged that athletes had been evacuated from the area. The flames, fanned by high winds, were closing in on the Deodoro complex in the west of the city. Officials ...

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

May 27, 2016

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

An engine fire forced a Korean Air jet to scrub takeoff at Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Friday but its 320 passengers and crew managed to evacuate safely, transport ministry and airport officials said. Seven of the 302 passengers and 17 crew members on the ...

Murder and arson suspected in Morioka blazes

May 18, 2016

Murder and arson suspected in Morioka blazes

Two bodies were found in a home in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, where a fire broke out on Wednesday morning, the police said. They believe one of the individuals was murdered. Two other fires broke out in the area, including at a house where a ...