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France calls off search for MH370 wreckage off Reunion
France calls off search for MH370 wreckage off Reunion

France said it was calling off the hunt for wreckage from missing flight MH370 after 10 days of air and sea searches off its Indian Ocean territory of Reunion yielded no results.

France calls off search for MH370 wreckage off Reunion
Chinese media lambast Tianjin officials over blast response
Chinese media lambast Tianjin officials over blast response

Chinese state-run media lambasted officials in the port city of Tianjin for a lack of transparency over the massive explosions at an industrial site.

Chinese media lambast Tianjin officials over blast response
Indonesian plane searching for missing aircraft spots debris: official
Indonesian plane searching for missing aircraft spots debris: official

A plane searching for an Indonesian passenger aircraft that went missing in the remote eastern province of Papua with 54 people on board at the weekend on Monday spotted debris.

Indonesian plane searching for missing aircraft spots debris: official
Death toll rises to 85 in China blasts: officials
Death toll rises to 85 in China blasts: officials

The number of people killed in giant explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin has risen to 85.

Death toll rises to 85 in China blasts: officials
Huge China explosions leave scores dead, hundreds injured
Huge China explosions leave scores dead, hundreds injured

Enormous explosions in a major Chinese port city killed at least 44 people and injured more than 500, leaving a devastated industrial landscape of incinerated cars, toppled shipping containers and burnt-out buildings.

Huge China explosions leave scores dead, hundreds injured
France to conduct MH370 searches off Reunion until Monday
France to conduct MH370 searches off Reunion until Monday

France will conduct air and sea searches off its Indian Ocean territory of Reunion until the start of next week for debris from missing flight MH370.

France to conduct MH370 searches off Reunion until Monday
Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China: state media
Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China: state media

Typhoon Soudelor killed 14 people in eastern China and four are missing after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century.

Typhoon Soudelor kills 14 in China: state media
France hunts for more MH370 debris off Reunion island
France hunts for more MH370 debris off Reunion island

France launched a hunt for more wreckage from the ill-fated MH370 plane off Reunion island on Friday in a fresh effort to shed light on one of aviation's biggest mysteries.

France hunts for more MH370 debris off Reunion island
China MH370 families march to Malaysia embassy, demand Reunion trip
China MH370 families march to Malaysia embassy, demand Reunion trip

Chinese relatives of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 marched to Malaysia's embassy in Beijing, some demanding to be taken to Reunion island where suspected wreckage from the plane was found.

China MH370 families march to Malaysia embassy, demand Reunion trip
French prosecutor says 'very high probability' wreckage from MH370
French prosecutor says 'very high probability' wreckage from MH370

There is a "very high probability" that wreckage found on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion comes from the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH37.

French prosecutor says 'very high probability' wreckage from MH370
Russian EMERCOM staff at the site of an accident on the Khabarovsk - Komsomolsk-on-Amur highway. ©RIA Novosti
At least 16 killed as two buses collide in Russia

At least 16 people were killed and dozens injured when two buses crashed head-on in Russia's far eastern Khabarovsk region.

At least 16 killed as two buses collide in Russia
Mudflow consequences being remedied in Almaty; danger persists

Mudflow consequences are still being remedied in Almaty that was hit by a powerful mud flow on July 23.

Mudflow consequences being remedied in Almaty; danger persists
Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency
Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency

Torrential rains and flooding have killed 81 people in Pakistan over the past two weeks and affected almost 300,000, the disaster management agency said Tuesday, warning of more bad weather to come.

Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency
Bosnia marks 20 years since Srebrenica massacre
Bosnia marks 20 years since Srebrenica massacre

Thousands of people were pouring into Srebrenica to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the massacre of thousands of Muslims in the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II.

Bosnia marks 20 years since Srebrenica massacre
Photo courtesy of Talap Kapanov
Hurricane in Ekibastuz tears off roof of apartment building, knocks down trees

A powerful hurricane in Ekibazstuz has torn off a roof of a five-storey building and knocked down dozens of trees.

Hurricane in Ekibastuz tears off roof of apartment building, knocks down trees
Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling
Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling

Landslides triggered by heavy rain killed at least 21 people across India's famed tea-growing region of Darjeeling, with more feared trapped under mounds of mud and debris.

Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling
Photo courtesy of witnesses
Fire in Petropavlovsk pizza house spreads to 5-storey apartment building

A big fire claims a cafe in Petropavlovsk, spreads to the neighboring apartment house and leaves dozens of people homeless.

Fire in Petropavlovsk pizza house spreads to 5-storey apartment building
Tunisia cannot face jihadists alone, president says
Tunisia cannot face jihadists alone, president says

Tunisia cannot stand up to the jihadist threat alone, President Beji Caid Essebsi said after a gunman killed 28 people at a tourist resort, calling for a unified global strategy.

Tunisia cannot face jihadists alone, president says
Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo
Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo

Georgian police were hunting down a tiger who escaped from the capital's flood-ravaged zoo after after another tiger mauled a man to death before being killed.

Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo
Syria chlorine gas attacks renew calls for no-fly zone
Syria chlorine gas attacks renew calls for no-fly zone

Sickened by footage of doctors trying to help child victims of a gas attack, US lawmakers renewed calls for a US-led no fly zone over Syria.

Syria chlorine gas attacks renew calls for no-fly zone