August 23, 2017

YEMEN REPUBLIC - SECURITY - Harra Of Arhab - At least 30 people were killed in an air strike that hit a small hotel north of the Yemeni capital Sana. Details

TURKEY - AIRPORT - Bodrum - A British tourist has been arrested after he reportedly attempted to fly home with coins he found while snorkeling. Details

UNITED KINGDOM - AIRPORT - Manchester- Up to 130 sets of car keys have been stolen from a site used by a meet-and-greet company offering long stay parking near Manchester Airport. Details

AFGHANISTAN - BOMBING - Lashkargah City - At least five people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a police headquarters in the province of Helmand. Details

UNITED KINGDOM - FLOODING - Many parts of Donegal and Northern Ireland have been hit by flash flooding following heavy rain across the north of the country. Details

MACAU - WEATHER - Macau - Three people have died and two are missing in Macau after Typhoon Hato hit the city. All tourists were advised to stay in the hotels due to safety concerns. Details

HONG KONG - WEATHER - UPDATE- Typhoon Hato slammed into Hong Kong on August 23 lashing the city with destructive winds and waves which uprooted trees and flooded streets. Details

SYRIA - COMBAT - As Sukhnah - SAA forces have advanced deep into the desert countryside east of the strategic town of al-Sukhnah as they push towards Deir Ezzor Governorate. Details

GEORGIA - FIRE - Borjomi - Hundreds of firefighters, emergency workers and volunteers continue efforts to contain forest fire in Borjomi Municipality, close to the village of Daba. Details

AFGHANISTAN - SHOOTING - Sayedkhel - One civilian was killed and 3 others were wounded when gunmen ambushed a private vehicle in Sayedkhel district of central Parwan province. Details

SOUTH AFRICA - SECURITY - Estcourt - Three hundred villagers have admitted being cannibals after a suspected killer handed himself into police with a piece of an arm and a leg in Estcourt. Details

ITALY - EARTHQUAKE - Updated on the seismic activity in Italy. CDN GOVT Details

HONG KONG - WEATHER - Typhoon Hato is expected to sweep Hong Kong starting Aug. 23. If you reside in or are travelling to the affected area, monitor local news. CDN GOVT Details

PAKISTAN - WEATHER - Karachi - At least 19 people dead in different areas as rain wreaks havoc on Karachi. Gusty winds wreaked havoc on the power supply system and municipal infrastructure. Details

INDIA - SECURITY - West Khasi Hills - Meghalaya Police busted a hide-out of banned militant outfit, GNLA and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition, in West Khasi Hills district. Details



EARTHQUAKES - Philippines; Details; Details

TROPICAL STORMS, HURRICANES & CYCLONES - Hurricane Kenneth - Tip of Baja California, Pacific Ocean; Tropical Storm Hato (Isang) - Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands, Philippines, Hong Kong, China; Remnants of TS Harvey - Yucatan Peninsula; Belize; Details; Details; Details;