Twenty people were injured when a Hong Kong ferry crashed into a seawall off the coast of the gambling enclave of Macau Friday, officials said, the latest accident to hit the cities' busy waterways.
A construction crane toppled late Wednesday in a Swiss town, injuring several people, two of them critically, police and media reports said.
A young Frenchman has fallen to his death at a national park on the outskirts of Sydney, police confirmed.
A new Indian minister was killed Tuesday in a car accident in the capital just days after being sworn into government, officials said.
A 998-tonne oil tanker was listing off the Japanese coast Thursday after a large explosion and subsequent fire that sent towering columns of acrid smoke into the sky.
The death toll from a train crash in northern India rose to 23 after more bodies were recovered from inside mangled passenger carriages, officials said.
At least seven people were killed and two dozen injured in a fire at a bus terminal near Seoul on Monday, emergency officials said.
A crocodile was injured in Russia when an accountant weighing 120 kilogrammes (260 pounds) fell on him during a bus trip through the arctic north, local media reported.
Twenty people were killed and 17 injured when the bus they were traveling in overturned Sunday in northeastern Brazil, officials said.
Thirty-one children were burned to death when a bus they were traveling in caught fire in northern Colombia on Sunday, the Red Cross said.
8 people have been injured in an explosion at the Flour and Combine Fodder Factory in Kazakhstan's Semey.
The operator of a Turkish mine where an explosion has claimed more than 280 lives said on Friday the disaster was not due to negligence on its part.
Divers recovered 10 more bodies from a sunken ferry in Bangladesh Friday, bringing the death toll to 22, with scores more feared to have perished, police and officials said.
A 15-month-old US boy has survived an 11-story fall from a balcony at his parents' apartment in Minneapolis, Minnesota, local media reported.
At least 201 people were killed and hundreds more remained trapped underground after an explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey, the government said Wednesday, warning that rescue efforts faced a race against time.
The Italian navy on Tuesday said 17 bodies had been recovered and 206 people rescued by patrol boats and merchant ships from a migrant shipwreck in international waters between Libya and Italy.
A windstorm has ripped off roofs, uprooted trees and even killed a person in Kazakhstan's southern city of Shymkent on May 12.
At least 36 immigrants died and 42 are reported missing after a makeshift boat was wrecked off Libya's coast, a naval spokesman told AFP.
A diver died Tuesday while working at a ferry disaster site in South Korea as further details emerged about how deception and negligence contributed to the April 16 tragedy.
Labor Inspection has named safety violations as the cause of the accident at Korkem construction site.
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