A large float crashed into revellers at Rio de Janeiro's Carnival celebrations, injuring 20 people, eight of them so seriously that they had to be taken to hospital, the news portal O Globo reported on Monday.
At least 16 people were killed Sunday and 50 injured when the truck they were travelling in overturned on a curve and hit a barrier on the side of the road, police in the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya said.
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo is "stable" and "under control" following a Friday night car crash, but will continue to work from her hospital bed for the time being, her spokesman told news agency PAP.
The retrial of businessman Tomislav Horvatincic for causing a boating accident in which an Italian couple were killed in August 2011 is scheduled to commence before the Sibenik municipal court on 20 February.
Six teenagers found dead in an allotment shed in the German town of Arnstein at the weekend were killed by carbon monoxide that was being emitted by a gasoline generator, police and prosecutors said Thursday.
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 vacation dead, Hungarian police said Sunday.
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 student.
Two horses being walked by their owner were frightened by the explosion of heavy-duty firecrackers and ran onto a nearby autobahn in western Germany, colliding with a passing car, a police spokesman reported Monday.
A Russian military plane carrying more than 90 people, including a renowned choir to perform for the holidays at an airbase in Syria, crashed on Sunday in the Black Sea off the coast of the city of Sochi, the Defence Ministry said.
A commercial aircraft carrying about 40 passengers and crew members went missing in northern Pakistan on Wednesday after it took off from a tourist resort near the Afghan border, headed for Islamabad, officials said.
Bolivian authorities Tuesday arrested the director and two employees of Bolivian charter airline Lamia, whose sole operational plane crashed last week with most of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense aboard, a prosecutor investigating the case said.
The South American Football Confederation CONMEBOL Monday declared Chapecoense AF the winner of the 2-million-dollar Copa Sudamericana following an airplane crash last week that killed most of the team on its way to the cup finals.
The dispatcher for a charter flight that crashed in Colombia, killing 71 people, had clashed with Bolivian aviation officials who warned the flight was too long to make without a refuelling stop, Bolivian media reported on Thursday.