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6.0-magnitude quake hits 14km SE of Guanica, Puerto Rico -- USGS

BEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 14 km southeast of Guanica, Puerto Rico at 12:54:44 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, with a de

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6 dead in a fire at Croatian retirement home

At least six people have died in a fire at a home for the elderly in northwestern Croatia on early Saturday, national broadcaster HRT quoted police as saying. The fire in the Green Oasis facility in

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Fire at Croatian retirement home kills six

ZAGREB, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- At least six people have died in a fire at a home for the elderly in northwestern Croatia on early Saturday, national broadcaster HRT quoted police as saying. The fire in

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Iran's IRGC accepts "responsibility" for Ukrainian plane crash

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the aerospace commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), said Saturday that the IRGC accepts responsibility for the crash of Ukrainian pl

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Iranian supreme leader urges probe over "shortcomings" concerning Ukrainian plane crash

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday urged relevant authorities to conduct investigations over "possible shortcomings" leading to the recent crash of

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Iran says it "unintentionally" shot down Ukrainian jetliner

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Iran's state TV, citing the Iranian military, said on Saturday that it "unintentionally" shot down the Ukrainian jetliner because of human error.

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Sultan of Oman dies -- Oman TV

DUBAI, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said, passed away early on Saturday, Oman state TV Twitter account said.

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