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B. 08-30 Dominica declares disaster status, appeals for aid Dominica
C. 08-30 66-year-old man is 12th person to be gored to death during summer Cuellar, Spain
3. 08-30 29 killed in South Africa bus crash Willowvale, South Africa
E. 08-30 Deadly Saudi Arabia fire at Aramco complex Khobar, Saudi Arabia
F. 08-30 Small plane crashes during maneuver at air show Freisach, Carinthia, Austria
G. 08-29 Les Miserables star Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies in fire escape fall
08-29 New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina New Orleans
8. 08-29 38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash Manzini, Swaziland
J. 08-29 Austria migrant lorry found with critically ill children Braunau, Austria

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Dominica badly hit by Tropical Storm Erika  Helicopter rescue teams in Dominica are flying to the aid of hillside villagers still trapped in their homes after the Caribbean island was hit by Tropical Storm Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds   Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry   Forensic teams are working through the night to establish how many people died inside a lorry found abandoned on a motorway near the Hungarian... Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast   Italy's coastguard says a major operation is under way to rescue up to 3,000 migrants off the coast of Libya 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil Pakistan heatwave: toll nears 700 Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River 72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya
New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina


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Yesterday   New Orleans
  At a memorial service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recalled how residents had turned to each other for support. Former President Bill Clinton is attending
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Thu.   Libya
  Austria
Aug. 22   Libya
  England
Aug. 16   Indonesia
Aug. 12   China
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Jul.29   Southern Africa
Jul.28   Zimbabwe
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Europe
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French...
07/17 Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine ne...
07/24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Ga...
01/13 Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
08/02 Russian fires prompt state of emergency
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
08/25 63 died from forest fires
08/14 10,000 dead in heat wave
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French...
07/17 Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine ne...
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
East Asia
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
04/15 South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship ...
03/07 Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane c...
05/12 Quake death toll 50,000
05/06 Cyclone death toll jumps to 22,000
05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
03/13 First alert over SARS
04/01 U.S. spy plane lands in China
05/12 Quake death toll 50,000
05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
07/23 Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
03/13 Search for missing jet heads west
03/07 Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane c...
04/01 U.S. spy plane lands in China
European Union
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French...
11/21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after super...
07/24 At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Ga...
01/13 Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
08/25 63 died from forest fires
08/14 10,000 dead in heat wave
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
03/24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French...
Southeast Asia
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
03/07 Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane c...
05/06 Cyclone death toll jumps to 22,000
05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
03/13 Search for missing jet heads west
03/07 Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane c...
North America
01/05 'Polar vortex' grips North America
04/21 Oil spill after blast on oil rig
08/29 Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
02/01 Space shuttle and crew lost
09/11 Terror attacks hit U.S.
Earthquake
North America North America
Earthquake
09/11 Terror attacks hit U.S.
South Asia
05/02 Afghan landslide 'kills hundreds'
04/24 More than 1000 dead in Dhaka collapse
08/01 More than 1,100 dead in flooding
10/07 Major quake kills thousands
01/26 7.9 Earthquake killed 30,000 people
04/25 Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people
10/07 Major quake kills thousands
01/26 7.9 Earthquake killed 30,000 people
Aviation Disasters
South Asia South Asia
Aviation Disasters
Post Soviet
07/17 Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine ne...
11/21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after super...
08/02 Russian fires prompt state of emergency
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
Earthquake
Post Soviet Post Soviet
Earthquake
07/17 Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine ne...
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
USA
04/21 Oil spill after blast on oil rig
08/29 Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
02/01 Space shuttle and crew lost
09/11 Terror attacks hit U.S.
Earthquake
USA USA
Earthquake
09/11 Terror attacks hit U.S.
Southern U.S.
04/21 Oil spill after blast on oil rig
08/29 Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
02/01 Space shuttle and crew lost
Earthquake
Southern U.S. Southern U.S.
Earthquake
Aviation Disasters
Southern U.S. Southern U.S.
Aviation Disasters
Latin America
10/13 Last trapped Chile miner rescued
01/12 'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
04/24 'Swine flu' kills 60
01/12 'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
Aviation Disasters
Latin America Latin America
Aviation Disasters
Africa
04/14 Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya
03/22 Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
06/01 Air France plane crashed
Earthquake
Africa Africa
Earthquake
07/24 Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed ...
06/01 Air France plane crashed
Indonesia
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
05/27 Java quake kills 6,000
12/26 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
12/27 Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on boar...
Oceania
10/20 Fears Australia blazes could merge
02/21 Deadly quake strikes New Zealand
02/09 Toll from bush fires claimed 181
02/21 Deadly quake strikes New Zealand
Aviation Disasters
Oceania Oceania
Aviation Disasters
Russia
02/15 Meteor injures hundreds in Russia
08/02 Russian fires prompt state of emergency
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
Earthquake
Russia Russia
Earthquake
04/10 Polish president died in plane crash
Italy
10/03 Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck
01/13 Cruise ship runs aground in Italy
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
04/05 About 300 dead in strong quake
Aviation Disasters
Italy Italy
Aviation Disasters
China
05/12 Quake death toll 50,000
03/13 First alert over SARS
04/01 U.S. spy plane lands in China
05/12 Quake death toll 50,000
04/01 U.S. spy plane lands in China

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  At a memorial service, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recalled how residents had turned to each other for support. Former President Bill Clinton is attending
 Swaziland  38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash  Austria  Austria migrant lorry found with critically ill children Fri.   Dominica   Dominica badly hit by Tropical Storm Erika
  Helicopter rescue teams in Dominica are flying to the aid of hillside villagers still trapped in their homes after the Caribbean island was hit by Tropical Storm
Thu.   Libya     Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds Map of Zuwara Libya
  Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized at Mediterranean Sea, residents and officials say
  Austria   Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry Map of Parndorf Austria
  Forensic teams are working through the night to establish how many people died inside a lorry found abandoned on a motorway near the Hungarian border.    Police say 71 migrants suffocated to d...
Mon.  Canada  6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec Aug. 22   Libya   Up to 3,000 migrants rescued near Libya coast Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
  Italy's coastguard says a major operation is under way to rescue up to 3,000 migrants off the coast of Libya
  England 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow Map of Brighton United Kingdom  Hawker Hunter fighter jet participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton, came down on a highway where it hit several vehicles as it crashed Aug. 16   Indonesia Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua Map of Oksibil Papua Indonesia  The wreckage of the Trigana Air flight carrying 54 people has been found in the remote western Papua region, officials say Aug. 15  China  Evacuations as sodium cyanide found Aug. 12   China Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured Aug. 9  Southern China  Typhoon Soudelor: Trail of damage in south-east China Aug. 8  Southern China  Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Aug. 7   Taiwan     Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan Map of Hualien Taiwan  Soudelor made landfall Saturday morning just north of the city of Hualien on the east coast of the island, bringing fierce winds and torrential rain Aug. 5   Malaysia   MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib Map of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia  Part of the aircraft wing found on Reunion Island is from the missing MH370 plane, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed

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Jul.29   Southern Africa     MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage
Map of Reunion France Southern Africa  Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH370 Jul.28   Zimbabwe   US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil  Walter Palmer who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal hun...

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Jun.30  Sumatra  Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises Jun.23   Karachi   Pakistan heatwave: toll nears 700   Pakistan's prime minister has called for emergency measures as the death toll from a heatwave in southern Sindh province reached nearly 700 Jun.14  Georgia  Deadly floods bring fear over escaped zoo animals Jun.7  South Korea  Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Jun.1   Southern China   Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River   Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued

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May.29  Dallas  Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24 May.13   Manila     72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire   The bodies had been recovered from inside the Kentex Manufacturing Corp. factory. At least 30 people had been injured May.12  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed  Nepal  Rescue to resume after latest deadly tremor

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Apr.25   Nepal     Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people   The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara Apr.14   Libya     Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya   About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued ...

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Mar.24   Southern France     Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps   Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and... Mar.13   Melanesia     Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu   The death toll from a category five tropical storm that has hit islands in the South Pacific could run into the dozens, the UN's relief agency...

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Feb.3   Taiwan   35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river   A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard

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Jan.20   Jakarta     AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'  The AirAsia flight that crashed in the Java Sea, killing 162 people, climbed too fast before stalling, Indonesia's transport minister has sa...

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Dec.30  Indonesia  AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane Dec.27   Indonesia     Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing   The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over... Dec.6  Philippines  Philippines typhoon makes landfall

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Nov.10  Central India  Indian botched sterilisations kill eight women

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Oct.31  Southern California  Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot Oct.25  West Africa  Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 Oct.15  Nepal  17 trekkers die in heavy Himalayan snow

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Sep.27  Japan  Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake Sep.26  West Africa  W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000' Sep.15  Malta  500 feared dead after boat sunk off Malta coast

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Aug.27  Iceland  Earthquakes rock Iceland volcano Aug.13  Sao Paulo  Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash Aug.3  Southern China  Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China

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Jul.24   Mali   Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali   An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in... Jul.23   Taiwan Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
 Netherlands  MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands Jul.17   Donbass Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border

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May.17  Bosnia  Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods May.13   Turkey Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead
May.2   Northern Afghanistan Afghan landslide 'kills hundreds'

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Apr.15   South Korea South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks


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Mar.22   Guinea Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
Mar.13   Malaysia Search for missing jet heads west Mar.7   Malaysia Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people

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Jan.5   Toronto 'Polar vortex' grips North America


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Nov.21   Latvia 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse
Nov.9   Southern Philippines Hundreds feared dead in typhoon

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Oct.28   England Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe
Oct.20   Australia Fears Australia blazes could merge Oct.3   Southern Italy Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck

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Jul.24   Spain At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia
Jul.6   Canada Fuel train explodes in Canadian town

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May.20   Oklahoma Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado


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Apr.24   Bangladesh More than 1000 dead in Dhaka collapse


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Feb.15   Ural Meteor injures hundreds in Russia


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Jan.27   Brazil Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria


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Oct.30  Manhattan  40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos Oct.29  New Jersey  Severe flooding as Sandy strikes

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Apr.20  Pakistan  No survivors from Pakistan plane crash

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Jan.13   Italy Cruise ship runs aground in Italy


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Dec.17  Southern Philippines  Philippines storm kills hundreds

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Oct.23  Turkey  7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey Oct.20  Thailand  Thai flooding threatens capital

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Apr.5   Northern Japan Water radiation millions of times over limit


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Mar.11   Northern Japan Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan


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Feb.21   New Zealand Deadly quake strikes New Zealand


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Oct.22   Haiti Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
Oct.13   Chile Last trapped Chile miner rescued

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Aug.2   Moscow Russian fires prompt state of emergency
Aug.1  NW Pakistan  More than 1,100 dead in flooding

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Apr.21  Louisiana  Oil spill after blast on oil rig Apr.17  Iceland  Volcanic ash wreaking travel chaos Apr.10  Russia  Polish president died in plane crash

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Jan.12  Haiti  'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti

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Jun.1  Northeastern Brazil  Air France plane crashed

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Apr.24  Mexico  'Swine flu' kills 60 Apr.5  Italy  About 300 dead in strong quake

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Feb.9  Melbourne  Toll from bush fires claimed 181

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May.12  Sichuan  Quake death toll 50,000 May.6  Myanmar  Cyclone death toll jumps to 22,000

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Aug.25  Greece  63 died from forest fires

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May.27  Indonesia  Java quake kills 6,000

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Oct.7  Pakistan  Major quake kills thousands

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Aug.29  New Orleans  Hurricane Katrina lashes coast

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Dec.26  Aceh  9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead

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Feb.1  Texas  Space shuttle and crew lost

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Sep.11  Manhattan  Terror attacks hit U.S.
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