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Five students stabbed to death at Canada house party

Five students were stabbed to death in a rampage at a house party in Calgary, Canadian authorities said Tuesday, with the son of a police officer in custody.

Five students stabbed to death at Canada house party
Mortar fire on Damascus kills child, hurts 40: state news
Mortar fire on Damascus kills child, hurts 40: state news

Mortar rounds fired on the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday killed a child and wounded at least 41 people, among them more children, state media said.

Mortar fire on Damascus kills child, hurts 40: state news
At least 36 dead in Mexico bus crash: official
At least 36 dead in Mexico bus crash: official

A bus slammed into the back of a badly parked trailer-truck and burst into flames in Mexico Sunday, killing at least 36 people and injuring four others, authorities said.

At least 36 dead in Mexico bus crash: official
Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze
Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze

More than 8,000 people were evacuated Sunday as an army of firefighters battled a killer blaze that tore through parts of Chile's historic port of Valparaiso and left at least 12 people dead.

Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze
Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident
Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident

Nine Cambodians were killed Friday when a mini-bus carrying migrant workers returning home for the Buddhist New Year crashed and burst into flames in eastern Thailand, police said.

Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident
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21 injured in mass stabbing at US high school

An American student brandishing two knives stabbed 20 teenagers and a security guard in a bloody rampage in the classrooms and hallways of a Pennsylvania high school Wednesday, officials said.

21 injured in mass stabbing at US high school
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One child dead, dozen hurt in US daycare center crash

A dozen children were injured and a girl killed when a car slammed into a daycare center Wednesday in Florida after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, police said.

One child dead, dozen hurt in US daycare center crash
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Kokpekti flood could have been prevented?

Report on the critical condition of the Kokpekti dam was filed 7 years ago.

Kokpekti flood could have been prevented?
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Three dead, 10,000 homeless as floods devastate Solomons

Flash flooding killed at least three people and left 10,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands' capital Honiara on Friday, with another 30 missing and the death toll expected to rise, aid workers said.

Three dead, 10,000 homeless as floods devastate Solomons
15 civilians killed in Nigerian 'suicide attack': military
15 civilians killed in Nigerian 'suicide attack': military

Fifteen civilians were killed in an explosion in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, after troops foiled what the military said was an attempted suicide attack by Boko Haram Islamist militants.

15 civilians killed in Nigerian 'suicide attack': military
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One dead and 40 injured in Bolivia mining clashes

One person died and 40 were injured Monday in Bolivia in clashes between miners and police, officials said.

One dead and 40 injured in Bolivia mining clashes
US landslide towns divided by mud, united by grief
US landslide towns divided by mud, united by grief

As the likely death toll from the monster landslide in the picture postcard valley town of Oso climbs into the dozens, that's a common feeling round here, more than a week after the catastrophe.

US landslide towns divided by mud, united by grief
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Number of victims of dike burst near Karaganda reaches 5

The number of victims of today's dam burst in Kokpekty village of Karaganda Oblast has reached 5.

Number of victims of dike burst near Karaganda reaches 5
Angelina Jolie pays respect to Srebrenica victims
Angelina Jolie pays respect to Srebrenica victims

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Friday paid respect to victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre after urging the international community to stop the use of sexual violence as a war weapon.

Angelina Jolie pays respect to Srebrenica victims
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Up to 18 unaccounted for in deadly US landslide

Up to 18 people were unaccounted for more than 24 hours after a massive landslide slammed into a mountainside community killing four in the northwestern United States, officials said Sunday.

Up to 18 unaccounted for in deadly US landslide
Suicide attack kills 15 in north Afghanistan: officials
Suicide attack kills 15 in north Afghanistan: officials

A suicide bomber on a three-wheeled motorbike killed at least 15 people at a crowded market in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, as security is ramped up ahead of presidential elections.

Suicide attack kills 15 in north Afghanistan: officials
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Saudi MERS death toll rises to 63

Saudi health authorities said Saturday a young man had died from the MERS coronavirus, bringing the death toll from the respiratory disease in the worst-hit country to 63.

Saudi MERS death toll rises to 63
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Russian diplomat stabbed in Canada

A Russian diplomat was stabbed Friday in the Canadian capital following a drunken quarrel, officials and media reports said.

Russian diplomat stabbed in Canada
Three dead, 63 hurt as NY buildings collapse
Three dead, 63 hurt as NY buildings collapse

A major explosion caused by a gas leak flattened two Manhattan apartment buildings in a fireball Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 63 others.

Three dead, 63 hurt as NY buildings collapse
Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster
Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster which swept away 18,000 victims, destroyed coastal communities, and sparked a nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power.

Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster