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30 killed in DR Congo bus accident

30 killed in DR Congo bus accident

At least 30 died early Sunday when a packed bus came off the road and burst into flames near Kinshasa, the DR Congo capital, a local official said.

One dead, one seriously hurt in French e-scooter collision

One dead, one seriously hurt in French e-scooter collision

A 25-year-old man was killed and a young woman was seriously injured Sunday in the western French city of Bordeaux after a car hit their electric scooter before fleeing the scene, the police said.

Nepal bus crash kills 11, injures over a hundred

Nepal bus crash kills 11, injures over a hundred

An overloaded bus plunged down a hill in central Nepal, killing at least 11 and injuring 108 people, an official said Saturday.

Pilot saved from power line after Belgian F-16 crashes in France

Pilot saved from power line after Belgian F-16 crashes in France

An F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian air force crashed Thursday in western France, with both pilots successfully ejecting but one spent two hours hanging from a power line before being cut down, officials said.

France moves to lift secrecy on deadly 1968 plane crash

France moves to lift secrecy on deadly 1968 plane crash

French authorities are working to declassify military files linked to a mysterious crash more than 50 years ago of an Air France plane that plunged into the Mediterranean just minutes before it was due to land ...

Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

All six people on board the civilian helicopter that crashed in northern Norway on Saturday afternoon have died, the police said on Sunday.

Two dead, over 100 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Two dead, over 100 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Two people were dead and over 100 rescued in the southern Philippines after a fire tore through a crowded ferry, while an uncertain number remained unaccounted for, authorities said Wednesday.

Russia says radioactive isotopes released by missile test blast

Russia says radioactive isotopes released by missile test blast

Russia on Monday said radioactive isotopes were released in a recent accident at an Arctic missile test site that caused widespread alarm as authorities kept details under wraps.

Indian girl's throat slit in spate of deadly kite accidents

Indian girl's throat slit in spate of deadly kite accidents

A young girl riding on a motorcycle with her father in New Delhi has died after a glass-coated kite string slit her throat, reports said Sunday, the second incident in a week.

Seven killed in Indonesia ferry accident

Seven killed in Indonesia ferry accident

Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said.

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 62

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 62

Sixty-two people perished in Tanzania on Saturday when a fuel tanker overturned and then exploded as crowds of people rushed to syphon off leaking fuel.

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the search Saturday for scores more feared missing.