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Indian blaze death toll rises to 38
Indian blaze death toll rises to 38

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.

Indian blaze death toll rises to 38
Death toll in China mine blast rises to 37
Death toll in China mine blast rises to 37

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.

Death toll in China mine blast rises to 37
Fire at Venezuela oil refinery spreads
Fire at Venezuela oil refinery spreads

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.

Fire at Venezuela oil refinery spreads
Venezuela refinery still ablaze as blast toll hits 41
Venezuela refinery still ablaze as blast toll hits 41

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.

Venezuela refinery still ablaze as blast toll hits 41
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Man in Malaysia bitten by crocodile during toilet break

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.

Man in Malaysia bitten by crocodile during toilet break
Fire breaks out at the Tiger Pub on Patong beach. ©REUTERS
'Four dead' in fire at Thai tourist nightclub

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.

'Four dead' in fire at Thai tourist nightclub
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One Italian and three Kazakhstan citizens died in car accident in West Kazakhstan

4 people died in a car accident in the morning of August 14 at the 210th km of Uralsk-Atyrau road.

One Italian and three Kazakhstan citizens died in car accident in West Kazakhstan
Grid failures a 'wake up call' for aspiring India
Grid failures a 'wake up call' for aspiring India

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.

Grid failures a 'wake up call' for aspiring India
India restores power but jitters remain
India restores power but jitters remain

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.

India restores power but jitters remain
Boeing launches probe after 'engine issue'
Boeing launches probe after 'engine issue'

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.

Boeing launches probe after 'engine issue'
Many dead in India train fire: official
Many dead in India train fire: official

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.

Many dead in India train fire: official
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PHOTO: Passenger bus caught fire in Almaty

A passenger bus caught fire in Almaty at the crossing of Al-Farabi and Zharokova streets.

PHOTO: Passenger bus caught fire in Almaty
Bulgaria probes 'barbaric' attack on Israeli tourists
Bulgaria probes 'barbaric' attack on Israeli tourists

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.

Bulgaria probes 'barbaric' attack on Israeli tourists
Dingo dog. Photo courtesy of celebritysentry.com
Sleeping Australian teen in dingo incident

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.

Sleeping Australian teen in dingo incident
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One Kazakhstan citizen died and four Germans injured in car accident in North Kazakhstan

The accident happened on Chelyabinsk-Novosibirsk road 20km from Bulayevo village.

One Kazakhstan citizen died and four Germans injured in car accident in North Kazakhstan
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British biker smashed into cow in Aktobe oblast

36-y.o. British citizen died after running into a cow that was crossing Samara-Shymkent road in Aktobe oblast in Kazakhstan.

British biker smashed into cow in Aktobe oblast
Four injured in quick Pamplona bull run
Four injured in quick Pamplona bull run

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.

Four injured in quick Pamplona bull run
Naiza border boat. Photo courtesy of www.lada.kz
Kazakhstan border service's motor boat staved in at Caspian Sea

On June 27 Naiza border service boat staved in when navigating the waters the Caspian Sea: press-secretary.

Kazakhstan border service's motor boat staved in at Caspian Sea
Kazakhstan drag-racer Andrey Kulemzin. Photo courtesy of Andrey Kulemzin's vkontakte.ru personal account
One of Kazakhstan's best racers dead

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 of Kazakhstan's best racers dead
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A woman burnt in her car near Almaty

One person died and two were injured in a car accident at the 26th km of Almaty-Bishkek highway in Almaty oblast.

A woman burnt in her car near Almaty