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Scores of S. Africans die in Nigerian church collapseSixty-seven South Africans died and scores were injured in the collapse of a building in the compound of a Lagos Pentecostal church last week, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma s...
Scores of migrants drown as boat capsizes off LibyaA boat carrying approximately 250 African migrants headed for Europe capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, officials said, confirming that dozens had drowned in the accident.
Death toll rises in Paris apartment building blastThe death toll from an explosion in an apartment building outside Paris rose to eight on Monday, including three children, as a desperate search for survivors proved almost fruitle...
Rescue efforts under way after French apartment block blastRescue workers searched overnight for one person still missing after an explosion ripped through an apartment building in a Paris suburb, killing at least seven people and reducing...
Two more base jumpers killed in French AlpsTwo base jumpers were killed in separate accidents in the French Alps on Sunday after parachuting off mountains in their wingsuits.
British pilot’s prosthetic arm detaches during landingA pilot for a British airline briefly lost control of a passenger plane after his artificial arm came loose during landing, an air accident report said Thursday.
Frenchwoman rescued after 36-hour ordeal at seaA 24-year-old French woman was on Tuesday rescued after having spent more than 36 hours desperately clinging to her drifting paddle board amid stormy seas in the English Channel.
Bodies of five missing climbers found on Mont BlancThe bodies of five missing climbers were found Wednesday on France's Mont Blanc, Europe's highest mountain, a source close to the investigation told AFP.
Iran state media report dozens dead in plane crashA civilian airliner crashed on take-off in a residential area near Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Sunday, Iranian news agencies said, with reports that up to 40 people were kill...
Bangladesh ferry capsizes with 200 passengers on boardAn overloaded ferry carrying up to 200 passengers sank on Monday on a river in central Bangladesh, police said.
Scores killed in China factory explosionAt least 65 people were killed Saturday in eastern China by an explosion at an automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.
Dozens killed and injured in Taiwan gas blastA series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, officials said Friday.