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Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

Baghdad double suicide attack kills many 15 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Officials say the death toll could rise At least 35 people have been killed in a double suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say, the second attack in...
Portugal fire kills eight at leisure centre

Portugal fire kills eight at leisure centre

Portugal fire kills eight at leisure centre 14 January 2018 At least eight people have been killed and dozens more injured after a blast triggered a fire at a community centre in northern Portugal. The fire in Vila Nova da Rainha started when a heating boiler in the...
Moscow subway bus crash kills four people

Moscow subway bus crash kills four people

Moscow subway bus crash kills four people 25 December 2017 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The bus appeared to swerve off course and into the stairwell A bus left a road in Moscow before ploughing into a subway entrance, leaving at least five people...
South Korea fire at public gym and sauna kills 18

South Korea fire at public gym and sauna kills 18

South Korea fire at public gym and sauna kills 18 21 December 2017 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Several people had to be rescued from the rooftop, according to reports Eighteen people have been killed and many others injured in a fire at a sports centre...
Mumbai sweet shop fire kills 12 in India

Mumbai sweet shop fire kills 12 in India

Mumbai sweet shop fire kills 12 in India 18 December 2017 Image copyright Mumbai Fire Brigade Image caption The fire broke out early on Monday morning inside a sweet shop Twelve people have died in a fire that broke out inside a sweet shop in the western Indian city...

Shark kills American tourist in Isla Del Coco

An American tourist has been killed in a shark attack off the remote Costa Rican island of Isla Del Coco. The woman, who has not yet been identified, is understood to have been attacked by a tiger shark while diving with a group of tourists. The Costa Rican...

Teen bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria

At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, according to police. Police say the young bomber was mingling with worshippers in the town of Mubi when he detonated his explosives. Mubi is in Adamawa state, which was held by...
Suicide bombing kills 50 in Nigeria

Suicide bombing kills 50 in Nigeria

21 November 2017 From the section Africa At least 50 killed in suicide bombing in north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi, police say. The mosque was packed with worshippers during morning prayers when the bomber struck. No-one has said they were behind the bombing. The...
Stampede kills 15 as food aid is given out

Stampede kills 15 as food aid is given out

At least 15 women were killed and another 10 people injured during a crush as food aid was distributed in a Moroccan village. Officials said the accident happened in Sidi Boulaalam, 35 miles from Essaouira, a popular coastal tourist town. According to local media, a...
Power plant blast kills at least 26 people

Power plant blast kills at least 26 people

Authorities are investigating the cause of a power plant explosion in India which left at least 26 people dead and injured more than 100 others. Around 20 survivors with severe burns are fighting for their lives following Wednesday’s blast – one of...
Kabul Green Zone: Blast kills many, officials say

Kabul Green Zone: Blast kills many, officials say

Kabul Green Zone: Blast kills many, officials say 31 October 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption Afghan policemen carry an injured man after the blast At least three people have been killed and 13 injured in a powerful explosion in central...

Wife's 'milk murder plot' accidentally kills 15

A woman who allegedly tried to kill her husband by giving him poisoned milk ended up killing him and 14 members of his family, police in Pakistan have said. Officers in Punjab province said Asiya Bibi’s husband initially failed to drink the milk and it was then...
Car bomb kills renowned journalist in Malta

Car bomb kills renowned journalist in Malta

Malta has been left in shock by the killing of its best-known investigative journalist. Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was renowned for exposing corruption in Maltese politics, died when a bomb exploded in her car as she drove away from her home in Mosta. Ms Caruana...
Indian air force helicopter crash kills seven

Indian air force helicopter crash kills seven

Indian air force helicopter crash kills seven 6 October 2017 From the section India Image copyright Getty Images Image caption File photo of an Mi-17 V5 helicopter, acquired by the Indian air force from Russia An Indian air force helicopter has crashed in the...
Bus crash at railway crossing kills 19 in Russia

Bus crash at railway crossing kills 19 in Russia

Bus crash at railway crossing kills 19 in Russia 6 October 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright EPA Image caption The Kazakhstan-registered bus was destroyed by an oncoming passenger train At least 19 people were killed when a train hit a bus on a crossing in...
Palestinian kills three Israelis on West Bank

Palestinian kills three Israelis on West Bank

Four people, including the gunman, have died after a Palestinian man opened fire on Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement. The attacker, a 37-year-old father of four, shot dead a police officer and two guards and critically wounded...
Powerful storm kills eight in Romania

Powerful storm kills eight in Romania

18 September 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe storm brought down trees, damaging cars A powerful storm in western Romania has killed eight people and injured at least 67, officials say. Most of the victims were...

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....
Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno

Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno

Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno 10 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright VIGILI DEL FUOCO Image caption Italian rescue services issued this photo of the flooded Livorno area At least six people have been killed after heavy rainstorms and...

Father kills himself over toddler's gun death

A father killed himself moments after his two-year-old son found a loaded gun and shot himself, authorities in South Carolina say. Keon Myers, 38, shot himself in the head following a short stand-off with police during which he refused to drop his weapon. Officers...
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