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Grandmother Jamillah Noriah Abd Anuar shows photos of her family that perished in the MH17 crush. Photo © Zulazhar Sheblee/The Star
MH17 crash: tragedy of Malaysian family

A family of 6 Malaysians coming from Kazakhstan died in the MH17 flight crush.

MH17 crash: tragedy of Malaysian family
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Air Astana changes routes to avoid crossing Ukrainian air space

Kazakhstani airlines company Air Astana will change the routes of some of its flights away from Ukrainian airspace.

Air Astana changes routes to avoid crossing Ukrainian air space
Nazarbayev expresses condolences to Malaysians: MH17 crash
Nazarbayev expresses condolences to Malaysians: MH17 crash

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed his condolences to Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak and Malaysians who lost their loved ones in the crash of the MH17 flight in Ukraine.

Nazarbayev expresses condolences to Malaysians: MH17 crash
Five killed as helicopter crashes in S. Korean city
Five killed as helicopter crashes in S. Korean city

A fire department helicopter crashed Thursday near an elementary school in a residential district of the South Korean city of Gwangju, killing five people on board, officials said.

Five killed as helicopter crashes in S. Korean city
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Two dead, 18 missing as boat capsizes off Malaysia

At least two people died and 18 others were missing after an overloaded boat carrying illegal Indonesian immigrants capsized off the coast of southern Malaysia, a maritime official said.

Two dead, 18 missing as boat capsizes off Malaysia
Five dead in Cambodian military helicopter crash
Five dead in Cambodian military helicopter crash

Five Cambodian soldiers died and one was seriously injured Monday in a helicopter crash during military training on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh, an official said.

Five dead in Cambodian military helicopter crash
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Slab accident kills construction worker in Almaty

A construction crane lost a slab and crashed a young man to death in Almaty.

Slab accident kills construction worker in Almaty
Casablanca buildings collapse kills 4, injures 55
Casablanca buildings collapse kills 4, injures 55

At least four people including a 10-year-old child died and 55 others were injured when three residential buildings collapsed in Casablanca, Morocco's largest city, the authorities said.

Casablanca buildings collapse kills 4, injures 55
US citizen among 4 injured in elevator accident
US citizen among 4 injured in elevator accident

Four people, including a U.S. citizen, have been injured in an elevator fall at the Medical University in Karaganda in central Kazakhstan.

US citizen among 4 injured in elevator accident
Photo ©Lada, Olga Yaroslavskaya
Car explodes in Aktau city

A Toyota Carina has caught fire and then exploded in Aktau city.

Car explodes in Aktau city
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China school minivan accident kills eight children

Eight children were among 11 people killed when a kindergarten minivan plunged into a reservoir in central China, state media reported Friday.

China school minivan accident kills eight children
Three workers rescued from collapsed Honduras mine: officials
Three workers rescued from collapsed Honduras mine: officials

Rescuers freed three of 11 laborers trapped in a collapsed mine in southern Honduras, two days after the men became trapped.

Three workers rescued from collapsed Honduras mine: officials
Overpass collapse kills two in Brazil World Cup city
Overpass collapse kills two in Brazil World Cup city

An unfinished overpass being built for the World Cup collapsed in Brazil's southeastern city of Belo Horizonte on Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring 19.

Overpass collapse kills two in Brazil World Cup city
Kenyan cargo plane crashes into building, killing 4 on board
Kenyan cargo plane crashes into building, killing 4 on board

At least four people died when a cargo plane crashed into a building shortly after takeoff on Wednesday from the Kenyan capital's main airport, the busiest in east Africa.

Kenyan cargo plane crashes into building, killing 4 on board
More survivors found in India disaster rubble
More survivors found in India disaster rubble

Emergency workers pulled out three more survivors from the rubble of a collapsed building in southern India Tuesday as authorities said they expected to wrap up rescue efforts by the end of the day.

More survivors found in India disaster rubble
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Four dead as India train derails, sabotage suspected

A passenger train derailed in eastern India on Wednesday, killing four people after a blast suspected to have been triggered by Maoist rebels, a top railway official said.

Four dead as India train derails, sabotage suspected
Photo© Ruslan Shakabayev
Fire destroys Semey gas fitting plant

A large fire has destroyed Semei gas fitting plant.

Fire destroys Semey gas fitting plant
©Reuters/Ivan Alvarado
Four killed in Russia copper mine explosion

Four people have been killed and two others injured in an explosion at a copper mine in southeast Russia, a Russian news agency reported.

Four killed in Russia copper mine explosion
Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents
Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents

Malaysian authorities said Friday a 15th body was found and 27 people remain missing from two boat accidents, at a time when Indonesian illegal migrant workers head home for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents
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Gas leak kills six at giant India steel plant

A poisonous gas leak at one of India's largest steel plants killed six people overnight and injured 31 others, a factory official said.

Gas leak kills six at giant India steel plant