At least 44 dead in Nepal’s worst plane crash in nearly five years

KATHMANDU, Jan. 15 (Reuters) – At least 44 people were killed when a domestic flight crashed in Nepal’s Pokhara on Sunday, an aviation authority official said. Hundreds of rescuers were scouring the hill where the Yeti Airlines plane carrying 72 people from the capital Kathmandu crashed. The weather was clear, said Jagannath Niroula, spokesman for … Read more

Lithuania-Latvia gas pipeline explodes, but no sign of attack

VILNIUS, Jan. 13 (Reuters) – A gas pipeline connecting Lithuania and Latvia was hit by an explosion on Friday but there was no immediate evidence of an attack, Lithuanian gas transporter Amber Grid said. Video published by Lithuanian public broadcaster LRT showed a fire raging at the site of the explosion in Panevezys county in … Read more