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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...
India floods: Heavy rain in Mumbai kills five

India floods: Heavy rain in Mumbai kills five

India floods: Heavy rain in Mumbai kills five 30 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Rain brought India’s financial capital to a standstill Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least five people in Mumbai as India’s financial...
'Saudi-led' airstrike kills six children in Yemen

'Saudi-led' airstrike kills six children in Yemen

Yemen’s capital has been struck by a severe airstrike, killing 12 people, including six children. The early morning attack on the Faj Attan area of Sanaa reduced an apartment block to rubble, and was blamed by witnesses on the Saudi-led military coalition. It...
Typhoon Hato kills 12 and injures hundreds

Typhoon Hato kills 12 and injures hundreds

The death toll from powerful Typhoon Hato which is sweepng across southern China has risen to 12, with hundreds more injured.  Hato is the most powerful storm to hit the area in 53 years, packing winds of up to 99 miles per hour. Almost 27,000 people have been...
'Saudi-led' airstrike on Yemen hotel kills 35

'Saudi-led' airstrike on Yemen hotel kills 35

At least 35 people have been killed in an airstrike on a two-storey hotel near Yemen’s capital Sanaa, according to medics. The attack in the town of Arhab has been blamed on Saudi-led coalition forces fighting Iranian-backed Shia Houthi rebels, who control the...
Italy quake kills one and injures 25 on Ischia

Italy quake kills one and injures 25 on Ischia

At least one person has died, and several are trapped under rubble after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Naples. Around 25 people are said to have been injured as they ran out onto the streets when the quake hit the Italian resort of Ischia just...
Flooding kills at least 700 across South Asia

Flooding kills at least 700 across South Asia

At least 700 people have died in flooding thought to be the worst to hit South Asia in nearly a decade. Some 16 million people are thought to have been affected by the extreme weather across Bangladesh, northeast India and Nepal, according to humanitarian agencies. In...
Train derailment in India kills more than 20

Train derailment in India kills more than 20

At least 23 people have been killed and dozens injured after at least eight carriages of a train derailed in northern India. Carriages slammed into each other as the train came off the rails near Muzaffarnagar district, in the state of Uttar Pradesh and about 80 miles...
Venezuela prison 'massacre' kills 37

Venezuela prison 'massacre' kills 37

Venezuela prison ‘massacre’ kills 37 17 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean At least 37 people have been killed in a prison riot in southern Venezuela, prosecutors say. Special interior ministry forces were sent in to regain control...

Egypt train crash kills at least 25

At least 25 people have died and 65 others are injured after two trains collided in Alexandria, northern Egypt. One train was travelling from Cairo and the other from Port Said at the time of the head-on collision, local media report. Dr Abu Homs, head of the...
Plane's beach landing kills Lisbon sunbathers

Plane's beach landing kills Lisbon sunbathers

A light plane has killed two sunbathers after making an emergency landing on a beach near Lisbon. The victims were a 56-year-old man and an eight-year-old girl, who died on the beach, authorities said. Officials are not aware of any other injured people. The two...
Johannesburg football stadium crush kills two

Johannesburg football stadium crush kills two

Johannesburg football stadium crush kills two 29 July 2017 From the section Africa At least two people have been killed and several injured in a crush at South Africa’s biggest stadium, the state broadcaster SABC said. It took place during the Soweto derby...
Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore

Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore

Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore 24 July 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police collected evidence from the scene after the blast At least 26 people have been killed in a car bombing in the eastern Pakistani city of...

US airstrike kills 16 policemen by mistake

A US airstrike has mistakenly killed 16 Afghan policemen in Helmand province. The bombing happened during a US-backed Afghan operation to clear a village of Taliban insurgents in the Gereshk district on Friday, a police spokesman said. It is believed the police were...
Strong earthquake kills two on Greek island of Kos

Strong earthquake kills two on Greek island of Kos

Strong earthquake kills two on Greek island of Kos 21 July 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some buildings were damaged by the quake on Kos A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of...
Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi 19 July 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright AFP Image caption The attack is believed to have happened near a game reserve A young girl has been killed by a lion while relieving herself at night at the back of...
China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province 16 July 2017 From the section China At least 22 people have died after a fire broke out in a two-storey house in eastern China, state media report. Another three people were injured in the city of Changshu, north-west of...
Fire in Honolulu apartment block kills three

Fire in Honolulu apartment block kills three

At least three people are dead after a fire in a Hawaii tower block, officials have said. About 100 firefighters have been battling the blaze at the 36-storey Marco Polo tower in Honolulu since about 2pm local time. The fire started on the 26th floor and eventually...
Fire at El Salvador Finance Ministry kills two

Fire at El Salvador Finance Ministry kills two

At least two people have been killed and 22 people injured in a fire at El Salvador’s Finance Ministry building. The first victim was a male employee at the ministry who died from smoke inhalation and burns while on the fifth floor of the building, according to...
Mexico violence: Shootout in Chihuahua kills 14

Mexico violence: Shootout in Chihuahua kills 14

Mexico violence: Shootout in Chihuahua kills 14 5 July 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean A shootout in northern Mexico has killed at least 14 people, officials say, amid a surge in drug-related violence in the country. Two armed groups clashed near...
Record as sniper kills IS target two miles away

Record as sniper kills IS target two miles away

A sniper in the Canadian special forces has broken a British-held record for the longest confirmed kill after shooting dead an IS fighter from more than two miles away. The bullet was fired from a high-rise building with a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle in Iraq, a...
Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda

Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda

Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda 8 June 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright AFP Image caption Black rhinos are threatened by extinction A conservationist who played a key role in reintroducing the eastern black rhino to Rwanda has been killed...
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