A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital after being bitten by a shark -- with the animal still clutching on to her arm.
Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population to protect it against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident.
From the 1912 sinking of RMS Titanic to the Chernobyl nuclear accident 30 years ago, technology has repeatedly confounded its creators.
A drone flying at more than 2,000 metres altitude came close to an Aer Lingus plane as it approached Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport.
A partially built flyover collapsed in India's eastern city of Kolkata. 14 dead, 78 injured, control room set up, helpline number 1070.
Japan's Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu accused Denis Ten of Kazakhstan of deliberately colliding with him during practice.
An Air France Airbus A320 narrowly avoided colliding with a drone as it was about to land in Paris on a flight from Barcelona.
An air ambulance helicopter carrying a baby girl with suspected leukaemia to hospital has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five on board.
A helicopter has crashed in Zhambyl Oblast in Kazakhstan's south. Pilot sustained severe burns, but walked 5km to the nearest village.
A man has been killed in an explosion of a petrol truck in Atyrau in Kazakhstan's west.
A huge explosion at an industrial gas plant in southeastern Nigeria razed nearby buildings and killed several people on Christmas Eve.
A woman with a toddler in her car rammed into pedestrians on the packed Las Vegas Strip Sunday, killing one person and injuring 26 others.
At least 36 people were killed when a Soviet-era Antonov plane crashed just after take-off from South Sudan's capital Juba.
The bodies of at least 43 people thought to be migrants washed up on Libyan beaches east of the capital Tripoli at the weekend.
At least 42 people, most of them elderly, were killed when a coach collided with a lorry and caught fire in southwest France, in the country's worst road accident for three decades.
A runway tram has caused a major road accident in Almaty for the second time.
A large road accident involving over a dozen cars and a runaway tram has taken place in Almaty. Several people were severely injured.
At least 107 people died when a massive construction crane crashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque, with scores more injured, Saudi authorities said, days before the annual hajj pilgrimage.
At least five people died and another six were injured on Monday in an explosion at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain.
The bodies of more than 70 dead migrants have been recovered from an abandoned truck found on an Austrian motorway, more than the initial estimate of between 20 and 50.