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US health officials to testify to Congress amid 9 vaping deaths

US health officials to testify to Congress amid 9 vaping deaths

The US House of Representatives begins public hearings this week about a mystery vaping-related lung disease that has sickened hundreds of people across the United States and killed nine.

Awareness drive sees sharp fall in accident deaths

Awareness drive sees sharp fall in accident deaths

There has been a big drop in the number of deaths in road traffic accidents during the month of July 2019 compared to July 2018 as a result of the sustained awareness campaign ...

Cops search for two missing teens after tourist deaths in northern Canada

Cops search for two missing teens after tourist deaths in northern Canada

The Canadian federal police said on Sunday they are searching for two missing teenagers in northern Canada, days after an Australian and an American were found dead on a remote highway ...

Air pollution deaths are double earlier estimates: study

Air pollution deaths are double earlier estimates: study

Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to a study released Monday.

Iraq fish farmers hit by carp deaths, amid fears over pollution

Iraq fish farmers hit by carp deaths, amid fears over pollution

Along the Iraqi banks of the Euphrates river, one question dominates the conversation. What killed the fish?

India probes death of 12 endangered lions

India probes death of 12 endangered lions

Gujarat officials have sent the lions' carcasses to a veterinary hospital for further analysis into the cause of infection.

Mobile phone use cause of most fatal road crashes: MoI

Mobile phone use cause of most fatal road crashes: MoI

Mobile phone usage caused 51.6% of deaths, 52.2% of serious injuries and 44.1% of minor injuries, according to data.

Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

Deaths and injuries from train collisions or derailment in India more than halved to 254 people last fiscal year from a year ago, railways data showed, amid attempts to improve its shoddy safety record ...

Philippines says ICC examining complaint against Duterte over drug war deaths

Philippines says ICC examining complaint against Duterte over drug war deaths

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has informed the Philippines that it has begun a preliminary examination of a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte ...

65 journalists and media workers killed globally in 2017: RSF

65 journalists and media workers killed globally in 2017: RSF

Sixty-five journalists and media workers were killed worldwide in 2017, according to annual figures published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Tuesday.

Canadian police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire couple

Canadian police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire couple

Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, and his wife, Honey ...

Qatar seeks to reduce road accident deaths

Qatar seeks to reduce road accident deaths

The General Directorate of Traffic, National Committee for Traffic Safety, Hamad Medical Corp, Transportation Studies Centre at Qatar University and Ministry of Interior's Public Relations Department jointly observed the World Day of Remembrance (WDR) for Road Accident Victims ...