For survivors of the July 7, 2005, suicide bombings on London, the most important result of a coroner’s inquest may be recommendations for changes at emergency-service and intelligence agencies, rather than the ruling on the causes of death of 52 victims.
Rescue operations at an old South African gold mine were stopped after police arrested 11 miners who had been hoisted out and the rest refused to come up the shaft, the Emergency Rescue 24 service said.
Prosecutors investigating South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in four decades said the captain of the ‘Sewol’ ferry and two crew members are facing a life sentence for abandoning passengers as the vessel sank.
In the mountains near the Afghan frontier, former Pakistan soldier Abdullah Chachar could take clean shots at Taliban militants. Now a policeman in Karachi, he worries about bystanders getting in the way.