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Turkish military chief: 194 dead following attempted coup

A total of 194 people were killed in an attempted coup in Turkey, acting military chief Umit Dundar says, adding that 47 civilians and 104 military personnel involved in the coup are among the...

Floods claim 7 lives in Bavaria; storms at rock fest cause injuries

The death toll from severe flooding in southern Germany rose to seven on Friday after a 72-year-old man who suffered a heart attack died in hospital.

Bodies of 117 migrants wash up in Libya; Greece rescues 340 off Crete

Aid workers said on Friday they recovered 117 bodies that have washed up on Libyan shores, as Greek rescuers pulled 340 people and four corpses from a capsized migrant boat south of Crete.

24 dead as Indian police clear sect from occupied park

At least 24 people including two policemen were killed during the evacuation of a public park occupied by a sect in northern India, police said Friday.

EU official: No deaths recorded in Aegean Sea since EU-Turkey deal

No migrants are known to have died in the Aegean Sea since late March, when a deal between Turkey and the European Union aimed at curbing migration movements began to take effect, an EU official...

Minister: State caused 10th of deaths in Northern Ireland Troubles

The British state caused about 10 per cent of deaths during Northern Ireland's sectarian Troubles and paramilitary groups were responsible for the other 90 per cent, Northern Ireland Secretary...

Death toll in airstrikes in eastern Syria reaches 47, watchdog says

At least 47 civilians, including children, were killed Saturday in airstrikes targeting areas under the control of the Islamic State terrorist militia in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said....

Death toll from Russian strike in Syria reaches 65, monitor says

The death toll from a Russian airstrike on a courthouse run by the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda has risen to 65, a monitoring group said Sunday.

Civilian deaths continued in Yemen as ceasefire unraveled, UN says

The UN said that 62 of the civilian deaths in December were caused by airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition that is fighting against Houthi rebels in the country.