A Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur has been forced to turn back after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit while threatening to “blow up” the plane. A spokesperson for the airline said the incident was caused by a “disruptive passenger” who was later arrested, saying the Sri Lankan national appeared to be drunk.
#KSA: An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was allegedly tortured by her employer after she asked for her late salaries, now she is seeking for help, her name is Doria Adlos Cryst Renier, Saudi Arabia .
A truck bombing near the Afghan presidential palace early Wednesday killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 350 , officials said. The death toll seemed certain to rise, and the attack appeared to be one of the bloodiest of the long Afghan war.
#UAE: The Food Safety Department of Dubai Municipality has scotched rumours about the presence of plastic rice in the market.
the municipality said the rumour regarding plastic rice is a manipulation. There is no such thing in the market known as plastic rice, the municipality said.
The municipality also urged consumers not to publish misleading and unrealistic rumours. It stressed that all the food that enters the Emirate undergoes checks, and random samples are taken on a regular basis before it reaches the food markets.
Philippine security forces dropped more bombs on Saturday on a southern city where they have been battling militants for five days, vowing no let up despite the start of Ramadan.
meanwhile, about 30 civilian workers asked for an immediate rescue as they were surrounded Saturday by the Maute militants in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur.
The civilians called their families, asking for government forces to rescue them from the Maute militants.
#Kuwait: The MOI has suspended the renewal of residency visas of dependant relatives such as parents, siblings holding article 22 visas other than wives and sons, the decision also stated that all transactions would be submitted to relevant immigration departments to be granted temporary 3 months to adjust their legal status or leaving the country.
#Lebanon: An Ethiopian maid stabbed her pregnant 27-year-old employer in the Chouf town of Barja, leaving her critically wounded and killing her unborn child before stabbing herself and trying to jump off the balcony.
the residents rushed to the house to find the pregnant employer covered in blood, they eventually captured the wounded maid and handed her over to security forces as the victim was rushed to the Hospital in critical condition. Reports said the maid had sent an SMS to a relative in Ethiopia informing them of her intentions.