At least 14 killed, 31 hurt in bus-truck collision in India Feb 14, 2020 0 1237 12345 New Delhi: At least 14 people were killed and dozens injured when a speeding bus rammed into a parked truck in northern India, police said on Thursday.Police officer Iraj Raja said the crash occurred on an expressway in Firozabad district in Uttar Pradesh state. The container truck had broken down and was undergoing repairs by the side of the road when it was hit by the passenger bus from behind.“14 people including 13 bus passengers and the truck driver who was supervising repairs were killed in the accident,” Raja said.Reports said the bus driver had dozed off and lost control of the steering wheel, resulting in the crash. (DPA) RELATED ARTICLES Top US commander warns Philippines rift could hurt counter-terrorism fight Feb 14, 2020 0 601 Indonesian volcano spews ash, lava Feb 14, 2020 0 1521 Business booms for ‘Parasite’ locations Feb 14, 2020 0 387 Virus death toll soars as China changes counting methods AFP Beijing China’s official death toll from the new coronavirus spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed their counting methods, fuelling concern the epidemic is far worse than being reported. .. BOOSTING TIES: TURKEY’S ERDOGAN IN PAKISTAN Islamabad (dpa) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Islamabad on Thursday, months after Pakistan''s rebuke to a plan some saw as a challenge to Saudi Arabia''s hegemony in the Muslim .. US announces week-long partial truce with Taliban AFP Brussels The United States has secured a seven-day reduction in violence in talks to help seek a negotiated settlement in Afghanistan, Pentagon chief Mark Esper said on Thursday. The announcement came as NATO .. Mall reopens in Thailand, days after mass shooting Bangkok: A shopping centre in north-eastern Thailand that last weekend was the scene of the country’s deadliest mass shooting reopened its doors to the public on Thursday. Large crowds turned out at Terminal 21 mall in .. Blast kills another Pakistani Taliban leader in Afghanistan Peshawar: A senior Pakistani Taliban commander was killed by a bomb in eastern Afghanistan, militant and intelligence sources told AFP on Thursday, the latest such incident to target the group in recent days. Sheharyar .. Russia fines Twitter, Facebook for keeping data abroad AFP Moscow A Moscow court on Thursday fined social networking giants Twitter and Facebook for ignoring a Russian law requiring them to store Russian citizens’ user data inside the country. A court slapped the US-based ..