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Mexico finds truck with 366 migrants from 16 nations

Jun. 16, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities said Thursday they found a veritable United Nations of migrants aboard a freight truck. Mexico’s National Immigration Institute said the truck was carrying 366 migrants, including people from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Yemen,...

All bodies recovered from Nepal plane crash; autopsies begin

May. 31, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers have recovered all 22 bodies from the site where a plane crashed on a mountainside in Nepal, the airline said Tuesday. All the bodies were flown to Kathmandu and taken to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital where doctors are performing...

Plane wreckage found in Nepal mountains; 21 bodies recovered

May. 30, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers searching a mountainside in Nepal on Monday recovered the bodies of 21 of the 22 people who were on board a plane that crashed a day earlier, officials said. The search is continuing for the remaining person, Kathmandu airport spokesman Tek Nath...

An airport official in Nepal says 14 bodies have been recovered after plane that carried 22 people crashed in mountains

May. 30, 2022 02:38 AM EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An airport official in Nepal says 14 bodies have been recovered after plane that carried 22 people crashed in mountains.

Army says wreckage of missing plane with 22 people on board has been located in Nepal mountains

May. 29, 2022 22:13 PM EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Army says wreckage of missing plane with 22 people on board has been located in Nepal mountains.

Rescuers close to plane that crashed in Nepal with 22 aboard

May. 29, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers zeroed in on a possible location of a passenger plane with 22 people aboard that is feared to have crashed Sunday in cloudy weather in Nepal's mountains, officials said. The Tara Air plane was on a 20-minute scheduled flight from the resort town of...

Police say airplane with 22 people on board is missing in Nepal's mountains

May. 29, 2022 01:52 AM EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say airplane with 22 people on board is missing in Nepal's mountains.

Columbus CEO reaches top of Mount Everest

May. 29, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A local man was on top of the world. Todd Ammerman, the 54-year-old CEO of Columbus construction company River City Contracting, was among the dozen climbers, plus Sherpa guides, with Madison Mountaineering of Wyoming who reached the summit of Mount Everest...

Hundreds of Everest climbers begin to return from summit

May. 18, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of climbers who scaled Mount Everest over the last few days taking advantage of favorable weather conditions have begun to return safely down the mountain. Among them are climbers who set records on the world's highest peak, including the first...

India open to exporting wheat to needy nations despite ban

May. 15, 2022 07:32 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Sunday said it would keep a window open to export wheat to food-deficit countries at the government level despite restrictions announced two days earlier. India’s Commerce Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam told reporters the government will also allow...