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Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children and three adults were killed in a stampede at a weekend football match in the Angolan capital Luanda, sparking an investigation, authorities said Monday.

At least 13 dead in Indonesia ferry accident

At least 13 dead in Indonesia ferry accident

At least 13 people have been killed and eight are still missing after a ferry caught fire and sank in central Indonesia, an official said Saturday.

13 killed after bus crashes into truck in Afghanistan

13 killed after bus crashes into truck in Afghanistan

At least 13 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with a truck parked on a road in southern Afghanistan on Saturday and overturned, officials said.

Chinese plane pulled from mud at Philippine airport

Chinese plane pulled from mud at Philippine airport

A Chinese plane that slid off the runway at Manila airport was removed from the muddy spot where it had been stuck for more than a day, officials said, allowing normal operations to resume on Saturday.

Italy buries bridge collapse dead amid outrage

Italy buries bridge collapse dead amid outrage

Italy was preparing an official day of mourning Saturday to commemorate the dozens of people killed in Genoa's bridge disaster with some outraged relatives of victims set to shun the official ceremonies.

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 23

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 23

A bus carrying travelers from Colombia and Venezuela crashed in Ecuador early Tuesday, killing 23 people and injuring 20 others, officials said.

Three climbers, two crew die in Tajikistan helicopter crash

Three climbers, two crew die in Tajikistan helicopter crash

Three Russian climbers and two Tajik crew members have died in a helicopter ‘hard landing’ in Tajikistan's remote mountainous region, emergency services said Monday.

Traffic accident cases see 7.6% drop in June

Traffic accident cases see 7.6% drop in June

A total of 509 traffic accident cases were recorded in June, marking a monthly decrease of 7.6% compared to May this year, official statistics show.

97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm

97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm

An Aeromexico flight crashed on takeoff during a heavy hail storm in northern Mexico, engulfing the plane in flames and injuring 97 people, officials said Tuesday.

Eight boys rescued from flooded Thai cave s, weather key to next effort

Eight boys rescued from flooded Thai cave s, weather key to next effort

Eight of the 12 boys trapped with their soccer coach in a labyrinthine flooded cave complex in northern Thailand have been freed, authorities said on Monday, adding that the time for rescuing the others will depend on the weather.

'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai boys in the cave

'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai boys in the cave

Thai rescuers on Thursday said they may be prodded into a complex extraction of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave if forecast rains hammer the mountainside and jeopardise the rescue mission.

Two people fall critically ill near UK nerve poisoning town

Two people fall critically ill near UK nerve poisoning town

British police said Wednesday that two people are in a critical condition in a Salisbury hospital after being exposed to an ‘unknown substance’ not far from where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned.