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Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: White House

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: White House

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a US counter-terrorism operation, the White House said on Saturday.

Up to 50 dead in Congo after train derails

Up to 50 dead in Congo after train derails

Up to 50 people were killed when a cargo train derailed in Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika in the early hours of Thursday, government officials said, though reports on casualties differed widely.

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China's military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China's maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence ...

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Three people were killed and at least 15 others injured in a shooting at a major food festival in California on Sunday, police said.

Two dead after light planes collide mid-air in New Zealand

Two dead after light planes collide mid-air in New Zealand

Two light aircraft collided mid-air on their final approach at a regional aerodrome in New Zealand on Sunday killing both pilots, police said.

One dead, 37 injured as tourist bus crashes near Siena

One dead, 37 injured as tourist bus crashes near Siena

One person died and 37 people were injured in a tourist bus crash on a highway near Siena on Wednesday, Italian health authorities said.

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas

Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing this week to six ...

Fifteen dead in Sri Lanka after overnight gun battle with suspected militants

Fifteen dead in Sri Lanka after overnight gun battle with suspected militants

The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said on Saturday ...

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday.

At least five dead in Brazil after powerful storm lashes Rio de Janeiro

At least five dead in Brazil after powerful storm lashes Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city, awoke to scenes of chaos on Thursday after thrashing wind and rain whipped through neighborhoods, felling trees, flooding streets ...

At least 22 dead in Bolivian road accident

At least 22 dead in Bolivian road accident

At least 22 people died and another 37 were injured when two buses crashed in Challapata, in Bolivia's west, authorities said on Saturday.

Four US troops reported among 16 dead in north Syria attack

Four US troops reported among 16 dead in north Syria attack

A bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed US troops in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said the group was defeated there and he would pull out all American forces.