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Chapecoense declared Copa Sudamericana champions after plane crash

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...

30 bodies recovered from wreckage of California warehouse fire

The number of confirmed dead in a California warehouse fire has risen to 30, investigators said after recovering more bodies from the burned out structure in the city of Oakland.

Indonesian rescuers recover human remains from crashed police plane

Indonesia's national search and rescue agency said on Sunday that it has retrieved the remains of victims killed in a police plane crash in the waters off Lingga Island of Riau Islands province....

Nine dead, 25 missing after fire at California warehouse party

At least nine people died and 25 were missing after a fire broke out during a party at a warehouse in the US state of California, the local fire chief told dpa on Saturday.

Two migrants die in Austria while hiding in freight train

Two migrants have died in Austria while hiding in a goods train, police said on Saturday.

Indonesian police plane carrying 13 people crashes into sea

An Indonesian police plane carrying 13 people crashed into the sea on Saturday, police said. 

Danish domestic flight makes emergency landing over smoke in cabin

A Danish domestic flight with 18 people on board made an emergency landing Saturday after smoke from one engine spread into the cockpit and cabin, the airline and airport officials said.

At least 17 dead in latest Chinese coal mine accident

An explosion has killed at least 17 workers at a coal mine in northern China and 10 miners remain trapped, state media reported on Saturday.

18 dead in central China as bus plunges into lake

Eighteen people died when a bus plunged off a road and into a lake near the city of Ezhou in central China, state media reported on Friday.

Airline in footballer crash dismissed air authorities' warnings

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,...

Fire breaks out at oil refinery in Italy, locals told to stay indoors

A fire broke out at an oil refinery in northern Italy, parent company ENI said Thursday, adding that no one was injured, while authorities warned locals to stay indoors as a precaution.

Two die, more feared dead in blast at Indian explosives factory

Two workers died and as many as 14 more were feared dead at the site of an explosives factory blast in southern India, police said.

Eight miners killed as quake causes shafts to collapse in Poland

The death toll from a mine collapse triggered by an earthquake in Poland climbed to eight on Wednesday after the bodies of three missing workers were found.

Investigation points to fuel shortage in Colombia plane crash

Investigators are looking into the possibility that a charter jet that crashed in Colombia while carrying 77 people, including a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, authorities said...

Six arrested over Turkey boarding school fire deaths

Six people have been arrested following a fire at a boarding school dormitory in southern Turkey, including the director of the school, the Dogan news agency reported on Wednesday.