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More bodies unearthed amid Mexico violence
More bodies unearthed amid Mexico violence

More than a dozen bodies were unearthed in a troubled region of southwestern Mexico where the military also engaged in a deadly firefight that killed one person.

More bodies unearthed amid Mexico violence
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Woman lay dead in Sydney house for nearly eight years

An elderly lady lay dead in her inner city home for nearly eight years before her skeletal remains were found, an inquest heard Thursday, in a case dubbed "the woman Sydney forgot" by local media.

Woman lay dead in Sydney house for nearly eight years
Pascal Mathieu, acting Red Cross Director General in Quebec, speaks during a news conference on a Quebec seniors' home fire. ©Reuters/Mathieu Belanger
Search ends at Canada seniors home where fire killed 28

Canadian authorities on Monday called off a search for remains in the rubble of a Quebec retirement home ravaged by a fire that killed at least 28 people.

Search ends at Canada seniors home where fire killed 28
Fears death toll could rise in Indonesia volcano eruption
Fears death toll could rise in Indonesia volcano eruption

Indonesian officials searched through thick ash for bodies Sunday after Mount Sinabung volcano erupted, killing at least 15 people.

Fears death toll could rise in Indonesia volcano eruption
36 dead in air strikes on Syria's Aleppo: monitor
36 dead in air strikes on Syria's Aleppo: monitor

At least 36 people were killed Sunday in regime air strikes and aerial attacks with explosive-packed barrels on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

36 dead in air strikes on Syria's Aleppo: monitor
Wolves in sheep clothing: possible involvement of foreign forces in Kiev
Wolves in sheep clothing: possible involvement of foreign forces in Kiev

The press office of the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior posed a video of the shocking warfare-like protest.

Wolves in sheep clothing: possible involvement of foreign forces in Kiev
New whale stranding on notorious New Zealand beach
New whale stranding on notorious New Zealand beach

More than 50 pilot whales beached themselves Saturday on the same remote New Zealand coast where another 52 whales have either died or been put down in the past two weeks.

New whale stranding on notorious New Zealand beach
Body of Indian minister's wife taken to hospital for autopsy
Body of Indian minister's wife taken to hospital for autopsy

The body of the wife of an Indian minister, found dead in a luxury hotel days after accusing her husband on Twitter of being unfaithful, was moved to a hospital Saturday for an autopsy.

Body of Indian minister's wife taken to hospital for autopsy
17 bodies found after Laos air disaster: minister
17 bodies found after Laos air disaster: minister

Laos said Friday at least 17 bodies had been recovered after a plane plummeted into the Mekong River killing all on board in the country's worst known air disaster.

17 bodies found after Laos air disaster: minister
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Death toll in Philippine ferry sinking now at 108

Philippine divers have recovered more dead bodies from a ferry that sank after colliding with a cargo ship, raising the death toll from the incident to 108.

Death toll in Philippine ferry sinking now at 108
Scores of bodies discovered in C.Africa capital
Scores of bodies discovered in C.Africa capital

The Red Cross said Friday it had found some 78 bodies in the streets of the Central African Republic's capital since it fell to rebels last weekend, as jittery residents waited to hear about a new government.

Scores of bodies discovered in C.Africa capital
Algeria: bodies of 25 hostages found after bloodbath
Algeria: bodies of 25 hostages found after bloodbath

Algerian troops reportedly found the bodies of 25 hostages and captured five kidnappers at a remote gas plant after a bloodbath of captives that France called an "act of war" by Islamist militants.

Algeria: bodies of 25 hostages found after bloodbath
Mexico police unearth 20 bodies in violence-torn north
Mexico police unearth 20 bodies in violence-torn north

The bones of nine people were found in desert graves in violence-plagued northern Mexico, raising the number of remains found there since the weekend to 20, authorities said Monday.

Mexico police unearth 20 bodies in violence-torn north
16 bodies found in van on Mexican highway
16 bodies found in van on Mexican highway

The bullet-riddled bodies of 16 men were found Monday inside an abandoned van in a western Mexico region mired in drug violence.

16 bodies found in van on Mexican highway
All eyes on France after Alps massacre: British press
All eyes on France after Alps massacre: British press

The horrific massacre of a British-Iraqi family in the French Alps dominated the front pages of Britain's newspapers on Friday with the performance of French investigators coming under the microscope.

All eyes on France after Alps massacre: British press
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Woman's torso found at foot of Niagara Falls

A woman's headless torso was found at the base of the Niagara Falls, Canadian police said Thursday, ruling out any links to a similar body parts case in Toronto.

Woman's torso found at foot of Niagara Falls