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Toddler rescued after 12 hours in Swiss Alps crevice

Toddler rescued after 12 hours in Swiss Alps crevice

The girl and her family had been visiting the region near the Aletsch glacier in southern Switzerland when she strayed from a foot path and fell into a narrow fissure in the ground.

Swiss couple found on glacier buried near native village

Swiss couple found on glacier buried near native village

The remains of a couple, found on a receding glacier in the Swiss Alps 75 years after they had disappeared, were at long last buried on Saturday near their native village.

Qatar Volleyball League

Qatar Volleyball League

Al Rayyan player (in black and red) goes for a smash against Al Sadd during their Qatar Volleyball League match at Al Arabi Indoor Hall yesterday.

Coast guard says ferry may have been overloaded

Coast guard says ferry may have been overloaded

The death toll from a ferry that capsized in the central Philippines has risen to 61, the coast guard said yesterday, indicating that the vessel was overloaded.

Serbian president receives envoy’s credentials

Serbian president receives envoy’s credentials

The President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic yesterday received the credentials of Sheikh Mubarak bin Fahad al-Thani as ambassador...