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1. 07-30 MH370 search: Reunion debris to be tested in France France
2. 07-30 Discovery of debris on island 'a major lead' in hunt for MH370 Australia
D. 07-30 Surfer seriously injured in Australian shark attack Evans Head, Australia
E. 07-29 Truck runs into religious procession in Mexico, killing 16 Mazapil, Zacatecas, North Mexico
F. 07-28 5.9-magnitude earthquake shakes region along Colombia-Panama border Acandi, Colombia
6. 07-28 Russian helicopter pilot rescued from Arctic ice Iqaluit, Canada
07-28 US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil Zimbabwe
I. 07-28 Egypt furniture factory fire kills at least 25 people Obour, Cairo

Recent Summary.     Click for More > 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 hunt Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises   Indonesian officials say 122 people are now known to have been on board a military Hercules C-130 plane which crashed in a residential area of... 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 Deadly floods bring fear over escaped zoo animals   Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases 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 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu
  MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage Map of Reunion France Southern Africa


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Yesterday   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
Tue.   Zimbabwe
Jun.30   Sumatra
Jun.23   Karachi
Jun.14   Georgia
Jun.7   South Korea
Jun.1   Southern China
May.13   Manila
Apr.25   Nepal
Apr.14   Libya
Mar.24   Southern France
Mar.13   Melanesia




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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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Yesterday  France  MH370 search: Reunion debris to be tested in France
Yesterday   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
Tue.   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 hunt
Mon.  China  Mother killed in escalator incident Jul. 9  Indonesia  Indonesia closes five airports as Mount Raung erupts Jul. 2  Taiwan  Taiwan TransAsia pilot shut wrong engine

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Jun.30   Sumatra Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises
Map of Medan Indonesia
  Indonesian officials say 122 people are now known to have been on board a military Hercules C-130 plane which crashed in a residential area of Medan.    No-one is believed to have survived after the plane hit houses and a hotel before bursting ...
Jun.23   Karachi   Pakistan heatwave: toll nears 700 Map of Sindh Pakistan
  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 Map of zoo Tbilisi Georgia
  Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures
Jun.7   South Korea   Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases
Map of Daejeon South Korea  A sixth person has died after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, amid a sharp rise in infections Jun.1   Southern China   Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River Map of Jianli Hubei China  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
Map of Valanezuela Philippines  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
Map of Pokhara Nepal  The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara Apr.19  Italy  Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes Apr.14   Libya   Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144

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Mar.24   Southern France     Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
Map of Digne France  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 6 crew 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   Indonesian officials have confirmed that bodies and debris found in the Java Sea off Borneo are from AirAsia flight that went missing on Sun... 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   Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in the town of Dolores in the eastern Philippines, the country's weather agency says

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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   Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands  Netherlands  MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands Jul.17   Donbass   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border   A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur

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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   The blast, followed by a fire, occurred at a coal mine. A huge rescue operation is under way to reach hundreds more trapped miners May.2  Ukraine  Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire   Northern Afghanistan   Afghan landslide 'kills hundreds'   a pair of mudslides occurred in Argo District, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan, killing up to 500 people and leaving hundreds missing

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Apr.17  Nepal  12 dead in Everest avalanche Apr.15   South Korea   South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks   Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea

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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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