July 28th, 2010
05:19 AM ET

World update: Passenger plane crashes in Pakistan

An update from London on some of the international stories we expect to develop on Wednesday:

Pakistan plane crash - A Pakistani passenger plane with 152 people onboard crashed on the outskirts of the capital Islamabad Wednesday morning. Pakistan's information minister says no-one survived the crash, and earlier reports of survivors were incorrect. Read the full story

Spain bullfighting - The deep-rooted Spanish tradition of bullfighting is under fire in Barcelona and its region of Catalonia, where the regional parliament voted on Wednesday to ban the fights on cruelty grounds. Read the full story

China blast - A plastics factory in eastern China exploded Wednesday, killing at least six people and sending hundreds more to the hospital, state media reported. Read the full story

Afghanistan bomb - At least 25 Afghan civilians were killed when their bus was hit by a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, the provincial governor says.

Cameron in India - British Prime Minister David Cameron is on an official visit to India, trailed by a contingent of business and financial executives. He's in Bangalore Wednesday with high-tech in mind, and then on to Delhi on Thursday.

Klingon tours - Jenolan Caves, west of Sydney, is offering what it is touting as a world first - tours in Klingon - the language spoken by the warrior race in the Star Trek universe. The television show featured a spacecraft called the USS Jenolan.

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  1. Kamran

    152 terririst were dead by this this plane crash..............
    Ha ha haaaaaaa

    July 28, 2010 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |