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One killed, three wounded in rare Hong Kong shooting

One killed, three wounded in rare Hong Kong shooting

Investigators said the the attack was motivated by a "family conflict", not organised crime.

6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three people

6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three people

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that their top priority was the safety of residents. At least 234 people were injured, public broadcaster NHK said.

Sydney Harbour Bridge climb set to get a makeover

Sydney Harbour Bridge climb set to get a makeover

It has been run by the same operators BridgeClimb, which pioneered the activity, for two decades.

Advisory issued on home safety during Ramadan

Advisory issued on home safety during Ramadan

The General Directorate of Civil Defence (GDCD) has advised people to follow safety procedures at home during Ramadan to prevent fire incidents.

Hounded by graft probe, fearing safety Malaysia's Najib seeks protection

Hounded by graft probe, fearing safety Malaysia's Najib seeks protection

Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak fears for his safety and has asked for police protection, his spokesman said on Sunday, a day after the ex-leader complained over the conduct of police searching properties for evidence of corruption.

Whirlpool fridge model declared safe after Grenfell fire

Whirlpool fridge model declared safe after Grenfell fire

Seventy-one people died in the blaze which engulfed Grenfell Tower, a 24-storey social housing block, in the middle of the night last June.

Qatar, Iraq co-operate in aviation security, safety

Qatar, Iraq co-operate in aviation security, safety

The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Thursday announced steps towards co-operation with and providing support for the civil aviation sector in the fraternal Republic of Iraq.

Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

Deaths and injuries from train collisions or derailment in India more than halved to 254 people last fiscal year from a year ago, railways data showed, amid attempts to improve its shoddy safety record ...

HMC launches 60 ambulances to serve areas outside Doha

HMC launches 60 ambulances to serve areas outside Doha

The new ambulances have more space in the back that allows carrying up to two patients if needed in an emergency situation.

PM launches master plan to improve pedestrian safety

PM launches master plan to improve pedestrian safety

Qatar Pedestrian Crossings Master Plan was formally launched at a function held in the presence of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.

All 955 gold miners trapped in South Africa rescued

All 955 gold miners trapped in South Africa rescued

The miners were stuck in the Beatrix gold mine, in the small town of Theunissen near the city of Welkom, for around 30 hours after a massive power outage.

Finnish nuclear project sees delay in getting licence

Finnish nuclear project sees delay in getting licence

A consortium planning to build a new nuclear plant in western Finland said on Monday it was likely to take a year longer than expected to get a construction licence due to delays in providing documents ...