Reported results are for Aug 28, 2011, through Aug 25, 2012
CARACAS, Venezuela, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA - A huge explosion rocked Venezuela's biggest oil refinery early Saturday, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 50 others in the deadliest disaster in memory in the country's key oil industry.
YANGON, Myanmar, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA - Authorities in Myanmar say 85,000 people have fled their homes after the worst flooding in years submerged hundreds of thousands of acres (hectares) of rice fields.
PARAGUANA, Venezuela, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- An explosion tore through Venezuela's biggest oil refinery on Saturday, killing at least 26 people, wounding more than 50 and halting operations at the huge facility in the OPEC nation's worst industrial accident in recent memory, according to Reuters.
MOOREFIELD, Ontario, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- Police in Canada said that four young people have died after a small plane crashed in southwest Ontario, AP reported.
Johannesburg, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- Kenya's vice president on Saturday urged the country to hold peaceful elections in March, after the Red Cross this week revealed that more than 200 people have died in ethnic violence since January, according to dpa.
Tehran, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- Iran says a military helicopter has crashed near the Iraqi border, killing all four people aboard.
Athens, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- Residents of Greece's capital woke up to a sky covered in black smoke on Saturday due to a wildfire raging in the northern suburbs, according to Xinhua.
Washington, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- The Medicare program is about keeping promises to millions of seniors who have put in a lifetime of hard work, President Barack Obama said Saturday in his radio and Internet address and in a new campaign ad.
Amman, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- The representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan Andrew Harper said today that the organization has initiated the implementation of the second phase of the Zataari camp in northern Jordan to accommodate ten thousand new refugees, bringing the capacity of the camp by the end of this year (2012) to 70,000 refugees.
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA - Searchers were hunting Saturday for a small plane missing on Borneo island with an Australian and three other people on board, Indonesian officials said.
Mexico City, Shawwal 7, 1433, Aug 25, 2012
, SPA -- Tropical Storm Isaac made landfall Saturday in south-western Haiti, where tens of thousands of people remain homeless two-and-a-half years after a devastating earthquake, dpa reported.