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Six killed in helicopter crash in earthquake-hit central Italy

A rescue helicopter crashed in central Italy on Tuesday, killing all six passengers on board as it returned from an operation at a ski resort, an emergency services spokesman told dpa.

Hungarian bus company probed for negligence after Italy crash

Criminal negligence charges are being mulled against the owners of a bus that was in a fatal accident in Italy at the weekend, leaving 16 members of a Hungarian school group returning from a ski...

Bus crash survivors tell of 'heroes' who saved their lives

Survivors of a bus crash that claimed 16 lives in northern Italy over the weekend told local media Sunday they were saved thanks to an heroic teacher and his wife, but also by an equally heroic...

Twelve confirmed dead after landslide strikes central China hotel

Ten bodies were pulled from the wreckage of a central Chinese hotel flattened by a landslide this week, bringing the confirmed death toll to 12, Xinhua reported Sunday.

39 killed, 50 injured as train derails in southern India

At least 39 people were killed and 50 injured when a passenger train derailed in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh, officials said Sunday.

16 dead after bus carrying school pupils crashes in Italy

Sixteen people were killed and dozens were injured after a bus carrying a Hungarian high school group crashed and caught fire in Italy overnight, officials from both countries confirmed Saturday...

12 children dead after school bus collides with truck in India

At least 12 children were killed and 24 more injured after a school bus they were travelling in collided with a truck in northern India on Thursday, police said.

Burning building in Tehran collapses, killing over 20 firefighters

At least 20 firefighters were buried alive on Thursday when a 17-storey shopping centre in the Iranian capital Tehran collapsed after a major fire, the city's mayor said.

Search for missing MH370 plane ends after three years

After nearly three years of searching, the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has come to an end without a trace of the plane, officials announced Tuesday.

Kyrgyzstan sees possible pilot error in plane crash killing 37

Pilot error may have caused a Turkish cargo plane to crash Monday near Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, reportedly killing at least 37 people, mostly residents in their homes.

25 dead in India after boat capsizes in Ganges

At least 25 people were confirmed dead on Sunday after a boat capsized in the Ganges river in eastern India, police and rescue officials said.

18 people dead after overcrowded boat capsizes in India

At least 18 people drowned Saturday when a packed boat carrying at least 40 people capsized in the Ganga river near the eastern Indian town of Patna, police said.

21 people rescued from cruise boat fire in Vietnam's Halong Bay

Twenty-one people, including 14 foreign tourists, were rescued in Vietnam on Tuesday after a blaze gutted their boat in Halong Bay, according to media reports.

Six found dead in house in western Denmark

Six people including two adults and four children were Monday found dead in a house in western Denmark, police said.

Four Portuguese passengers killed as bus skids off road in France

Four Portuguese passengers were killed on Sunday when a bus carrying 30 people crashed in eastern France, the country's Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said.