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Hurricane Maria 'leaves 15 dead in Dominica'

Hurricane Maria 'leaves 15 dead in Dominica'

Hurricane Maria ‘leaves 15 dead in Dominica’ 21 September 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AFP Image caption “It has been brutal,” Mr Skerrit says of the destruction in Dominica At least 15 people are dead and...
15 dead on Dominica after Hurricane Maria

15 dead on Dominica after Hurricane Maria

At least 15 people have died and 20 are missing on Dominica following Hurricane Maria, the island’s Prime Minister has said. It was a miracle the death toll was not in the hundreds, Roosevelt Skerrit added. The PM shed some tears as he spoke to a reporter on the...
At least 220 dead as Mexico death toll rises

At least 220 dead as Mexico death toll rises

Rescue teams in Mexico are working round the clock to search for survivors of a devastating earthquake, with the number killed expected to top 220. Authorities fear that the death toll from the 7.1 scale quake may yet rise as volunteers and professional teams comb...
Narcos film-maker shot dead in Mexico

Narcos film-maker shot dead in Mexico

A Mexican film-maker scouting locations for hit drug-cartel series Narcos has been found dead in his car with multiple bullet wounds. Carlos Munoz Portal was killed on Monday in a remote area near Mexico’s Hidalgo state, local media reported. As well as...
Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico

Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico

Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico 16 September 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean A location scout for the Netflix crime drama Narcos has been shot dead while working in central Mexico. The bullet-riddled body of Carlos Muñoz Portal,...

'Iranian pilgrims' among 50 dead in IS Iraq blast

Militants have killed at least 50 people in twin gun and car bomb attacks in Iraq. Islamic State has said it was responsible for the suicide attacks that left nearly 90 injured at a roadside restaurant and checkpoint near the city of Nasiriyah, in the southern Thi Qar...

Dead bodies used to block roads in boat demo

Protesters have lashed out at officials for apparently not providing help fast enough after an overcrowded boat capsized in northern India. Police said demonstrators used dead bodies to block roads following the tragedy on the Yamuna river early on Thursday morning....
24 dead in school fire: 'I saw their little hands'

24 dead in school fire: 'I saw their little hands'

At least 24 people, mostly teenage boys, have died after being trapped in a burning Islamic school dormitory. Locals on the outskirts of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur described being unable to save the boys as they begged for help from behind barred windows....
Eight dead at nursing home hit by Irma

Eight dead at nursing home hit by Irma

Eight nursing home residents have died after the building in Florida lost power due to Hurricane Irma. Police have opened a criminal investigation into the deaths, which come four days after the coastal US state was battered by category three winds of up to 130mph....
Three dead in cricket ground suicide bomb blast

Three dead in cricket ground suicide bomb blast

At least three people have been killed in a suicide bombing during a cricket match in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. Hundreds of people were watching a T20 match between the Boost Defenders and Mis Ainak Knights at Kabul International Cricket Stadium at the time...

Gunman kills seven before being shot dead

A gunman killed seven people at a house in Dallas before being shot dead by police, US authorities say. The attacker was killed by the first responding officer at the scene after an exchange of gunfire, police spokesman David Tilley said. The officer was uninjured....
Search for Storm Harvey victims, alive or dead

Search for Storm Harvey victims, alive or dead

Rescuers have begun door-to-door checks of tens of thousands of Houston homes, searching for victims – either dead or alive – left behind in the flood waters of Storm Harvey. More than 200 firefighters, police officers and urban search-and-rescue team...

Six dead and 40 trapped in Mumbai floods

At least six people have died and around 40 others are feared trapped under the rubble of a building which collapsed following heavy rain in Mumbai. The five-storey Hussain building in the south of the city had 11 families living in it when it collapsed. “Forty...
Toddlers among dead as monsoon lashes Mumbai

Toddlers among dead as monsoon lashes Mumbai

Torrential monsoon rains have brought Mumbai to a halt – destroying homes and leaving thousands of people stranded. Police say a woman and two toddlers were killed after houses collapsed in the Indian city’s suburbs, while three other people died after...
Storm Harvey: 18 dead and over 13,000 rescued

Storm Harvey: 18 dead and over 13,000 rescued

Storm Harvey has claimed 18 lives, and left over 13,000 in need of rescue, as the floodwaters rise in and around Houston. Flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey has devastated the city, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee from their homes. The heaviest tropical...
1,200 dead as monsoon floods devastate South Asia

1,200 dead as monsoon floods devastate South Asia

More than 1,200 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands of homes destroyed in monsoon floods sweeping across South Asia. The United Nations estimates that at least 41 million people have been affected by the flooding in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. In...
Five dead in riots after guru's rape conviction

Five dead in riots after guru's rape conviction

Five people are feared to have died in riots by followers of an Indian guru after he was found guilty of raping two women. Rampaging supporters of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh set fire to government buildings, vehicles and railway stations, as well as attacking garages, TV...
Yemen war: Children dead after Sanaa air strike

Yemen war: Children dead after Sanaa air strike

Yemen war: Children dead after Sanaa air strike 25 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption Local residents carried bodies from the rubble of the two destroyed buildings At least nine people, including children, have been killed...

Man shot dead in hunt for Barcelona van driver

Police hunting the driver of a van that killed 13 people in a terror attack on Barcelona have shot and killed a man in a suicide vest. Catalan authorities said an operation was underway in Subirats, a municipality 50 miles from the city of Barcelona. They posted on...
Barcelona attack: Man shot dead in hunt for suspect

Barcelona attack: Man shot dead in hunt for suspect

Barcelona attack: Man shot dead in hunt for suspect 21 August 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Police hunting the chief suspect in last Thursday’s Barcelona van attack have shot dead a man in an area to the west of the city who appeared to be...

One dead after car hits Marseille bus shelters

One person has died and another injured after a car crashed into two different bus shelters in the French city of Marseille. Police are urging people to avoid the Old Port area, with it unclear whether the incident was an accident or deliberate. The driver has been...
One dead as car hits Marseille bus stop

One dead as car hits Marseille bus stop

One dead as car hits Marseille bus stop 21 August 2017 From the section Europe One person has been killed after a car struck a bus shelter in the southern French city of Marseille, police say. The driver has been arrested. Police say it is not clear whether the van...
India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead 19 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Carriages piled on top of each other after coming off the rails At least 23 people were killed and more than 60 injured when a train derailed in...
Two dead and six injured in Finland knife attack

Two dead and six injured in Finland knife attack

Two people have been killed and six others injured in a knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku. A man suspected of being the attacker was shot in the leg and arrested, police said. He is being treated in hospital. Finnish broadcaster YLE said several people were...
Hero officer shot dead four terrorists in Spain

Hero officer shot dead four terrorists in Spain

A policeman killed four of the five terrorists in the Cambrils attack in Spain, it has been revealed. Catalan regional police official Josep Lluis Trapero said it was “not easy” for the officer involved, despite being a professional. One woman was killed...
Video shows Cambrils suspect shot dead

Video shows Cambrils suspect shot dead

A video shows the moment an alleged attacker was shot dead by police on a seafront street in the holiday resort of Cambrils. The amateur video, filmed on a phone by a British tourist, shows a man in an orange t-shirt with what appears to be a suicide vest strapped to...
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