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SUV falls off bridge onto road below

SUV falls off bridge onto road below

In a major accident, a speeding SUV which overshot a traffic light at Khalifa Al Atiyya Intersection in Doha fell off the bridge onto the February 22 Street underpass on Wednesday night.

Paris suburban train overturns, 7 slightly injured

Paris suburban train overturns, 7 slightly injured

A landslip caused by heavy rains Tuesday caused three carriages of a Paris suburban RER train to overturn, slightly injuring seven people, France's transport minister said.

Wreckage of missing plane carrying 10 found in Kenya

Wreckage of missing plane carrying 10 found in Kenya

The wreckage of a small plane was found in central Kenya on Thursday, two days after it went missing in bad weather with 10 people on board, the transport minister said.

Eleven dead, 25 trapped in explosion at iron-ore mine in NE China: CCTV

Eleven dead, 25 trapped in explosion at iron-ore mine in NE China: CCTV

Eleven people were killed and nine injured Tuesday in an explosion at an iron-ore mine in northeast China's Liaoning province, state media reported.

One dead, 3 hurt in Japan as elderly driver mounts kerb

One dead, 3 hurt in Japan as elderly driver mounts kerb

A woman was killed and three other people injured Monday as a car driven by a 90-year-old driver ploughed into pedestrians in eastern Japan, officials said.

Two Sherpa guides killed on Everest

Two Sherpa guides killed on Everest

Two Sherpa guides working on Everest were confirmed dead Tuesday, bringing the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring climbing season to five.

Five students dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses

Five students dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses

At least five students were killed and twelve others were reported missing on Sunday after a bridge collapsed at a tourist site in Pakistani Kashmir, officials said, adding there was little hope of finding survivors.

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage north India

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage north India

Dust storms that tore across northern India killed at least 77 people and left 143 injured as trees and walls were brought down by powerful winds, officials said.

Death toll up to 7 after Swiss Alps storm: police

Death toll up to 7 after Swiss Alps storm: police

A fifth person has died after a group of 14 skiers were caught up in a storm, police said Tuesday, after the bodies of two climbers were also found elsewhere in the Swiss Alps.

32 Chinese tourists killed in North Korea bus crash

32 Chinese tourists killed in North Korea bus crash

A bus crash in North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, the foreign ministry in Beijing said on Monday.

Pilot hailed as 'American hero' for landing stricken jet

Pilot hailed as 'American hero' for landing stricken jet

Captain Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women fighter pilots in the US Navy, was hailed as an American hero Wednesday for calmly landing a stricken passenger jet after a midair engine explosion that killed a mother-of-two.

Russian helicopter crash kills 6 in far eastern city

Russian helicopter crash kills 6 in far eastern city

Six people died on Wednesday when a helicopter operated by a local airline crashed in a city in far eastern Russia, investigators said.