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Cash-in-transit van flips over in Almaty

Collectors' car has overturned in Almaty.

Cash-in-transit van flips over in Almaty
15 die as fire sweeps India fireworks plant
15 die as fire sweeps India fireworks plant

A massive blaze broke out in a firecracker factory Saturday in central India, killing at least 15 people, local media said.

15 die as fire sweeps India fireworks plant
Photo courtesy of thenews.com.pk
Truck crash kills 23 in Haiti

A truck filled with food and street vendors overturned Saturday in Haiti, killing 23 people and wounding two dozen others.

Truck crash kills 23 in Haiti
Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision
Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision

A malfunctioning automatic stopping system caused the recent collision of two subway trains in Seoul, officials said.

Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision
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Samsung phone explosion investigation comes to halt

Samsung Electronics Kazakhstan cannot continue the investigation of the Samsung Galaxy S2 explosion that left a first grader from Astana with burns of third-degree.

Samsung phone explosion investigation comes to halt
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14 dead in northwest Thailand road accident

At least 14 people were killed Wednesday when a truck carrying local villagers crashed in a mountainous region of northwest Thailand, police and hospital officials said.

14 dead in northwest Thailand road accident
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Plane lands safely in Australia after engine fire

A passenger plane carrying 93 people landed safely at Perth Airport on Tuesday despite an engine fire that erupted shortly after take-off, officials said.

Plane lands safely in Australia after engine fire
Toll in DR Congo train crash rises to 74 dead
Toll in DR Congo train crash rises to 74 dead

The toll in a train crash in DR Congo last week was raised to 74 dead on Sunday, the country's health minister said.

Toll in DR Congo train crash rises to 74 dead
Photo courtesy of Bekzat Sadykov
Brakes fail, bus crashes into tree in Almaty

A bus in Almaty has crashed into a tree knocking down a fence on its way because of a brakes failure.

Brakes fail, bus crashes into tree in Almaty
Photo courtesy of the Emergency Situations Department
Construction site accident in Astana, 18 injured

18 people have been injured in an accident at the Korkem construction site in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Construction site accident in Astana, 18 injured
Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry as storms loom
Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry as storms loom

Dive teams raced Friday to pull more than 100 bodies from a sunken South Korean ferry as storm clouds loomed and the victims' families angrily pressed officials to wrap up the recovery effort.

Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry as storms loom
Angry scenes as Chinese MH370 relatives meet airline staff
Angry scenes as Chinese MH370 relatives meet airline staff

A meeting between relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 and Malaysia Airlines staff descended into chaos Thursday, with police stepping in to separate both sides amid angry scenes in a Beijing hotel.

Angry scenes as Chinese MH370 relatives meet airline staff
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Condition of derailed train victims is satisfactory: Head Surgeon Kadyrov

Doctors have given information on the victims of the derailed Atyrau-Almaty train that were hospitalized after the accident.

Condition of derailed train victims is satisfactory: Head Surgeon Kadyrov
Camilla and her brother Mark Shand. Photo courtesy of mirror.co.uk
Britain's Camilla 'devastated' by brother's death in fall

Camilla, wife of Britain's Prince Charles, was on Wednesday left "utterly devastated" after her brother died in an accident during a night out in New York, Clarence House said.

Britain's Camilla 'devastated' by brother's death in fall
Three students killed by wall collapse in Portugal
Three students killed by wall collapse in Portugal

Three students, aged between 18 and 20, were killed and another four injured after a wall collapsed at the University of Minho in Braga, northern Portugal, emergency services announced.

Three students killed by wall collapse in Portugal
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Passenger train derailed in Kazakhstan's west, 44 injured

An Almaty-Atyrau passenger train has run off track in Aytrau Oblast in western Kazakhstan on Saturday, April 19.

Passenger train derailed in Kazakhstan's west, 44 injured
Guides, climbers cancel Everest expeditions after tragedy
Guides, climbers cancel Everest expeditions after tragedy

Distraught Nepalese guides and climbers cancelled expeditions on Mount Everest Monday after at least 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, as anger mounted at poor payments for sherpas who take huge risks on the world's highest peak.

Guides, climbers cancel Everest expeditions after tragedy
President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'
President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'

The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized last week with hundreds of children on board acted in a way "tantamount to murder," President Park Guen-Hye said Monday, as four more crew members were arrested.

President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'
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British tourist killed as Malaysia bus plunges into ravine

A passenger bus plunged into a ravine after leaving a Malaysian island resort, killing a British man and injuring 40 others, mostly foreign tourists, police said.

British tourist killed as Malaysia bus plunges into ravine
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China coal mine death toll rises to 20

The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.

China coal mine death toll rises to 20