Sunday, 24 October 2021

Tag Archives: Rescued

2 Canadian women abducted in Ghana are rescued

GHANA: Security forces rescued two Canadian women who were abducted in Ghana earlier this month and arrested eight people in connection with their kidnapping, authorities said. Ghanaian Information Minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah denied that the abductors had been paid off, saying “there was no mention or discussion of ransom” during the ...

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Climate talks must be rescued, warns UN chief

KATOWICE: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sought to rescue deeply troubled climate talks in Poland, warning the battle against global warming is a “matter of life and death today.” The two-week talks are tasked with breathing life into the 2015 Paris Agreement, which vows to cap global warming at “well under” ...

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Pakistan Army rescues two British mountaineers

HUNZA: The Pakistan Army on Sunday rescued two foreign mountaineers and recovered the body of another climber stuck on Ultar Sar peak in Hunza Valley after an avalanche hit their tent. Bruce Normand and Miller Timothy from the United Kingdom were successfully rescued while an Austrian mountaineer, identified as Christian Huber, succumbed ...

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Gang who forced girl, 14, into prostitution jailed for 18 years

BIRMINGHAM: Three men have been jailed for a total of 18 years for plying a schoolgirl with drugs and forcing her to work as a prostitute. Jake Cairns, 21, Jack McNally, 21 and Brandon Sharples, 20, ruthlessly exploited the 14-year-old, who was made to pose naked for photographs published online ...

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Great white shark rescued, goes for a swim in Manly pool

SYDNEY: A baby great white shark has been rescued after washing up on Manly Beach in Sydney’s north. The shark washed ashore around midday and was unable to return to the water, floundering in the shallows. Several members of the public tried a number of times to help the shark ...

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English Channel fishing boat capsize: Rescued crewman dies

One man has died, a second has been rescued and a third is missing after their fishing boat capsized in the English Channel. The vessel from Belgium overturned off Ramsgate on the Kent coast at about 23:00 GMT on Tuesday. One person was rescued from the upturned hull at 07:30 ...

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