The death toll from a huge blaze at a fireworks factory in southern India rose to 38 on Thursday as police revealed that the plant's licence had been suspended only a day before the tragedy.
The death toll from a gas explosion at a coal mine in China has risen to 37, with another 10 people trapped, authorities said Friday, in one of the country's worst mining accidents of the last year.
A devastating fire at Venezuela's main oil refinery, which has already left 48 people dead, spread Monday to a third fuel storage tank, complicating the difficult task facing firefighters.
The devastating fire that followed an explosion at Venezuela's main oil refinery was still burning strong on Sunday, as President Hugo Chavez surveyed the carnage that killed 41 people.
A construction worker was bitten by a crocodile during a toilet break in a river in Malaysian Borneo, but fought off the huge reptile and escaped with his life.
A fire ripped through a nightclub popular with foreign tourists in Thailand early Friday, leaving at least four people dead and more than 20 others injured, officials said.
4 people died in a car accident in the morning of August 14 at the 210th km of Uralsk-Atyrau road.
The worst power outage in India's history represents a "wake up call" over the failure of the creaking electricity system to keep pace with the growth of Asia's third-largest economy.
India's power network was back at full capacity Wednesday after two days of massive outages that blacked out half the country and left more than 600 million people without electricity.
Boeing said Sunday it had launched an investigation after an "engine issue" hit a test flight of the 787 Dreamliner a day earlier in South Carolina.
At least five people were killed when a train caught fire in southern India on Monday, the railways ministry said, adding the toll was likely to rise with some reports already putting it at 25.
A passenger bus caught fire in Almaty at the crossing of Al-Farabi and Zharokova streets.
Bulgaria began probing Thursday a blast at its Black Sea airport of Burgas that left six people dead and more than 30 injured in the deadliest attack on Israelis abroad since 2004.
An Australian teenager told Wednesday of her sleeping bag being torn off by a dingo as she slept at a campsite, weeks after a landmark ruling that a baby was snatched in 1980 by one of the wild dogs.
The accident happened on Chelyabinsk-Novosibirsk road 20km from Bulayevo village.
36-y.o. British citizen died after running into a cow that was crossing Samara-Shymkent road in Aktobe oblast in Kazakhstan.
Half-tonne fighting bulls trampled and knocked over runners on a break-neck bull run in Spain's San Fermin festival on Tuesday, injuring at least four people.
On June 27 Naiza border service boat staved in when navigating the waters the Caspian Sea: press-secretary.
Andrey Kulemzin, one of the best car racers of Kazakhstan, lost a control of his car at high speed at the first stage of Kazakhstan Drag Racing Championship.
One person died and two were injured in a car accident at the 26th km of Almaty-Bishkek highway in Almaty oblast.