One killed as crane collapses in New York CityOne person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed Friday morning in Lower Manhattan, smashing the roofs of parked cars, authorities said.
Five French soldiers die in Alps avalancheFive French Foreign Legionnaires were killed Monday in an avalanche as they were on a training exercise in the French Alps, police sources said, the second such tragedy to strike…
N. Korean official in charge of ties with South diesA top North Korean official in charge of ties with South Korea and reunification has been killed in a traffic accident, Pyongyang’s state media said on Wednesday.
'Tens of people' killed in Nigerian gas plant blastA huge explosion hit an industrial gas plant in southeastern Nigeria on Christmas Eve, razing nearby buildings. The Nigerian presidency said Friday "tens of people" had died in…
Scores missing after Indonesian ferry accidentSome 80 people are still missing nearly 24 hours after a ferry ran into trouble in rough seas off the coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island, with authorities not ruling out the…
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'Pilot error' caused crash that killed French sports starsPilot error caused a twin helicopter crash in Argentina that killed three French sports stars, five crew members and two Argentine pilots filming a reality TV show in March,…
Scores of police killed in Argentina bus accidentAt least 43 police officers died Monday and several more were injured when their bus plunged off a bridge and into a dry riverbed in northern Argentina, authorities said.
Indonesia cites faulty rudder, crew response in AirAsia crashA fault with the rudder control system was a major factor in the December AirAsia plane crash into the Java Sea that left 162 people dead, Indonesian investigators said Tuesday.
Dozens killed in landslide at Burma jade mineAt least 90 people have died in a landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar (Burma), officials said Sunday, as search teams continued to find bodies in one of…
Race to find survivors after factory collapse in PakistanAt least 18 people were killed and up to 150 trapped on Wednesday when a factory collapsed near the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, officials said, adding to a number of…
France's Hollande honours 43 victims of bus crashFrench President Francois Hollande and top government ministers are paying tribute to the 43 people, mostly senior citizens, killed in France's deadliest road crash in decades…
Five dead as whale-watching boat sinks off CanadaFive people died after a whale watching boat with 27 people on board sank off Vancouver Island on Sunday and one person remained missing, Canadian authorities said.