Strong 6.2-magnitude quake shakes central Colombia

A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook central Colombia on Tuesday, sending residents scrambling for safety but causing no casualties or major damage, Trend reports citing Xinhua. According to Colombia’s Geological Service, the quake struck at 2:03 p.m. local time, with an epicenter located near Mesetas, in Meta department, and at a depth of 30 kilometers. In […]

Thousands of Facebook employees had their bank info stolen

Tens of thousands of Facebook employees had their personal banking information stolen last month after a burglar made off with a number of corporate hard drives grabbed from an employee’s car, Trend reports citing Bloomberg. Compounding matters, the hard drives were unencrypted, giving the thief access to details like employee bank account numbers, names, and […]

Mortars hit Iraq’s Balad air base: military sources

Two mortars landed inside Iraq’s Balad air base on Thursday, two Iraqi military sources said, Trend reports citing Reuters. No casualties have been reported in the mortar attack against the air base, said the sources. Balad base hosts U.S. forces and contractors and is located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) north of Baghdad. On Tuesday, […]

At least 14 die in a jeep accident in Nepal’s western Baglung district

At least 14 people were killed in a jeep accident at Bhimkithe area of Badigadh Rural Municipality in Nepal’s western Baglung district on Tuesday morning, Police said, Trend reports citing Xinhua. “Other three passengers got seriously injured while one is missing as the jeep carrying 18 passengers plunged 100 meters down the road to Badigadh […]