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More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357

More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357

Rescuers waded into submerged villages in southern India on Sunday in a desperate search for survivors cut off for days by floods that have already killed more than 350 people.

Hurricane Maria killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll: study

Hurricane Maria killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll: study

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4,600 people, some 70 times higher than official estimates, US researchers said Tuesday.

Israel strikes on Syria kill at least 23 fighters: monitor

Israel strikes on Syria kill at least 23 fighters: monitor

Israeli strikes on several areas of Syria overnight killed at least 23 fighters, including five Syrian regime troops and 18 other allied forces, a monitor said Thursday.

Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Two car bombings killed 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, the city's main ambulance service told AFP on Saturday.

Death toll rises to 14 in Mexico helicopter crash

Death toll rises to 14 in Mexico helicopter crash

The death toll from a helicopter crash that followed a strong earthquake in southern Mexico rose to 14 Sunday, as the defense minister said the government assumed full responsibility.

Seven Turkish soldiers die in Syria, including five in tank attack

Seven Turkish soldiers die in Syria, including five in tank attack

Seven Turkish soldiers were killed Saturday in Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia inside Syria, including five who died in a single attack on a tank, the army said.

36 dead in central Kenya bus crash

36 dead in central Kenya bus crash

Thirty-six people were killed and 11 injured early Sunday morning in a head-on collision between a bus and a lorry on a road in central Kenya, police said.

Two killed in Iran protests: deputy governor

Two killed in Iran protests: deputy governor

Two people were killed overnight in the town of Dorud in western Iran as protests spread across the country, the province's deputy governor confirmed on Sunday.

Report finds 512 died in deadliest Somalia bombing

Report finds 512 died in deadliest Somalia bombing

As many as 512 died in an October truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an emergency committee investigating the terrorist atrocity has found.

3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017: monitor

3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017: monitor

Syria's war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year.

42 civilians dead in US-led strikes on Raqa Monday

42 civilians dead in US-led strikes on Raqa Monday

At least 42 civilians were killed Monday in a barrage of US-led air strikes on Islamic State group territory in the Syrian city of Raqa, a monitor said.

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, leaving morgues overflowing and residents desperately searching for loved ones.