Images from the scene showed the passenger bus lying on its side. Most of the passengers were horse racing fans, as the bus was traveling on a special route for horse racing days. Hong Kong's double-decker buses can accommodate around 140 seated and standing passengers, depending upon the model. He also called for action on the issue of Hong Kong drivers working too many hours.
China refused. In a statement , India said "We note that China has said that Maldives government has the ability to protect the security of Chinese personnel and institutions in Maldives". Saudi Arabia is a key backer of Yameen along with China. Nasheed also called for Indian military intervention to end the crisis. China is dismissing accusations from the former leader of the Maldives that it is attempting to effectively buy up the Indian Ocean island state and eliminate its sovereignty.
Tonga's bare-chested flag-bearer for their one-man Winter Olympics team was given a warm reception by the crowd in sub-zero temperatures at the Opening Ceremony on Friday. The 2018 Winter Olympics will showcase daring feats of human strength and athleticism. Traveling with Chilean cross-country skier Yonathan Fernandez and Mexican endurance specialist German Madrazo, a giant snow storm meant Taufatofua's route to the race near Ísafjörður was blocked by avalanches.
The killings occurred around 11:30 a.m.at Crosswind drive, according to 10 TV . The other died after being taken to the hospital. Police confirmed via social media that two of the city's police officers were killed in "the line of duty".
Sonia said she would work with Congress President Rahul Gandhi and other colleagues for discussions with the like-minded political parties "to ensure that in the next election, the BJP is defeated, and India is restored to a democratic, inclusive, secular, tolerant and economically progressive path".
Iran , meanwhile, denounced the news of successful Israeli strikes as "lies" and said Syria had the right to self-defense in response to Israeli strikes. Footage from northern Israel showed what appeared to be white aircraft debris scattered on the ground. Iran along with Russian Federation - is a key supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose troops have been fighting rebel groups since 2011.