Posts Tagged ‘stranded’

UK’s Thomas Cook Collapses After Rescue Talks Fail; 650,000 Travelers Stranded

Becoming the latest European travel company to fail and leave its customers stranded (who can forget about the collapse of Iceland’s Wow Air back in March?), 178-year-old Thomas Cook collapsed after failing to secure a deal with its creditors, leaving the British government to step in and rescue the as many as 600,000 customers who […]

WATCH Indian Air Force rescue men stranded amid flooding river in Kashmir in daring airlift

The stranded men reportedly came to the Tawi River on Monday to fish. The river flows through India’s Jammu and Kashmir state and has experienced flooding due to heavy rains. The water level suddenly rose, forcing the men to seek refuge on top of a narrow concrete pier, attached to the pillars of a half-built […]

Iran ships stranded in Brazil to depart this weekend, officials say

RIO DE JANEIRO — Two Iranian ships stranded off the coast of Brazil for weeks will set sail this weekend, officials said Saturday, after a court ordered state oil giant Petrobras to fill up the vessels. The bulk carriers have been stuck at a Paranagua port in the southern state of Parana since early last […]

Army & navy called in to save 700 people stranded on flooded train in India

   Hundreds of passengers in India spent over 15 hours without food or drinking water after their train got stuck in a giant lake created by torrential rain. Army and navy units were deployed to the scene. The long-distance Mahalaxmi Express left Mumbai for Kolhapur in India’s western coastal Maharashtra state on Friday night, but […]

Army & navy called in to save 700 people stranded on flooded train in India (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

The long-distance Mahalaxmi Express left Mumbai for Kolhapur in India’s western coastal Maharashtra state on Friday night, but managed to travel just 60km before getting stuck in the downpour. Around 700 passengers instantly became stranded as the field in which the train stopped turned into a large lake. The trapped travelers recorded cellphone videos, pleading […]

Bo-vine intervention: Sardinian helicopter rescue team saves stranded cow (VIDEO)

The bungling bovine had been grazing on the cliffside above the Coscia di Donna beach in the north west of Sardinia, presumably taking in the spectacular views, when it slid and fell down the rocks, miraculously surviving. The udderly ridiculous rescue operation was filmed by the fire and rescue services to commemorate the a-moo-zing and […]

Hundreds stranded in Baltic Sea after ‘blast’ & fire on ferry

Fire breaks out on ferry with 1,000+ passengers, prompting massive evacuation (VIDEO) The Regina Seaways ferry carrying 298 passengers and 37 crew members on board was sailing from Germany’s Kiel to Lithuania’s Klaipeda on Tuesday when a “technical failure” occurred, the vessel’s operator DFDS said. The Denmark-based company says the situation is under control, no […]

Stranded nurse saves his own life during a heart attack

(Natural News) Heart attacks are fatal, and no one really knows when it will happen, but when it does, it’s vital that you know how to reverse it. In Western Australia, a 44-year-old nurse saved himself from possible death caused by a heart attack. After feeling severe chest pain and dizziness while alone on-duty, […]

A New ‘Four Stranded DNA’ Structure Has Been Discovered In Living Human Cells

Next Story Francis Crick (June 8, 1916 — July 28, 2004) was an English scientist who was most noted for being a co-discoverer of the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953 alongside James D. Watson. In his book published in 1982, Life Itself, he argues that there is no possible way that the DNA molecule could have […]

Iran’s top General orders Armed Forces to help people stranded in snow

Tasnim – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri ordered the country’s Armed Forces to help in relief operations if needed after heavy snowfall causes disruption in some parts of the country on Sunday. In a message released on Sunday, Major General Baqeri ordered all military units of the […]

Chick-Fil-A Opens Sunday To Save Passengers Stranded At Atlanta Airport

Chick-Fil-A Opens Sunday To Save Passengers Stranded At Atlanta Airport Jamie White PrisonPlanet.com December 18th 2017 Chick-Fil-A broke its longstanding rule and served fried chicken to thousands of stranded passengers on a Sunday after the world’s busiest airport shut down for hours without power. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport lost power Sunday afternoon, causing over 1,000 […]

‘Flawed EU govt policies’ leave refugees stranded in Libyan ‘living hell’ – Oxfam

“Thousands of refugees and migrants face kidnap, slavery, torture and sexual violence in Libya before crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Italy – if they are not killed first,” said a new report, ‘You aren’t human anymore,’ by UK-based humanitarian group Oxfam. Libya has become a major launchpad for asylum seekers who opt for a […]

Rescue teams: Something may be wrong with stranded pilot whale species found in Taylor and Dixie counties, Florida

     Last Thursday, WCTV reported about a 10-foot pilot whale found stranded on the coast in Taylor County. We’ve since learned it wasn’t the only one, and researchers are speculating why. Researches are starting to think there may be something wrong with the species. These animals travel in groups, and if their leader is sick, […]

The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island…..A Stranded Woman Lived Alone On This Remote Island For 18 years

From 1835 to 1853, an American Indian woman, stranded after the evacuation of her people, lived alone on San Nicolas Island. Her story inspired one of the most popular children’s novels ever written. Named Karana in Scot O’Dell’s Island of the Blue Dolphins, the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’s native name is not known. She was […]

‘Dystopian Nightmare’: Revelers left stranded & fighting for food at ‘luxury’ Fyre festival

     The internet has reacted with a mixture of shock and scorn as a supposed “luxury” festival descended into chaos Friday, with attendees left stranded without food and forced to stay in disaster relief tents. Fyre Festival in the Bahamas was billed as a decadent two-weekend event with VIP packages costing up to $250,000. The […]

Nine Killed in Caracas Raids as Maduro Pledges War on Gangs

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new phase in the government’s controversial “Liberate the People” security operation this Tuesday, pledging to rid the country of gang-related violent crime.  An OLP official during an operation in Aragua (Ultimas Noticias). In comments made on his television program, “In Contact with Maduro,” the head […]

Nine Killed in Caracas Raids as Maduro Pledges War on Gangs

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new phase in the government’s controversial “Liberate the People” security operation this Tuesday, pledging to rid the country of gang-related violent crime.  An OLP official during an operation in Aragua (Ultimas Noticias). In comments made on his television program, “In Contact with Maduro,” the head […]

Nine Killed in Caracas Raids as Maduro Pledges War on Gangs

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new phase in the government’s controversial “Liberate the People” security operation this Tuesday, pledging to rid the country of gang-related violent crime.  An OLP official during an operation in Aragua (Ultimas Noticias). In comments made on his television program, “In Contact with Maduro,” the head […]

Trump and Hillary refuse to explain why they both share the same Delaware address

     As it turns out, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump share something pertinent in common, after all — a tax haven cozily nested inside the United States. This brick-and-mortar, nondescript two-story building in Wilmington, Delaware would be awfully crowded if its registered occupants — 285,000 companies — actually resided there. What’s come to be known […]

Syria Accuses Israel Of Working With ISIS, Al-Qaeda In Golan Heights

Syria’s permanent representative to the U.N. and chief government peace negotiator Bashar Jaafari has accused Israel of cooperating with ISIS and Al-Qaeda terrorists in the Golan Heights. Ja’afari made the accusation in response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent comments that the Golan Heights captured from Syria in 1967 is part and parcel of an […]

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