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Brazil inmate found dead after foiled escape disguised as daughter

Brazil inmate found dead after foiled escape disguised as daughter

A Brazilian drug trafficker, who had attempted to escape from prison disguised as his teenage daughter, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday, officials said.

Passengers recount escape from burning Mexican plane

Passengers recount escape from burning Mexican plane

Shortly after boarding her flight in the northern Mexican state of Durango afternoon on Tuesday afternoon, Ashley Garcia had a premonition that something was wrong.

'Defective' security may have aided helicopter jailbreak: French minister

'Defective' security may have aided helicopter jailbreak: French minister

The French government pointed to possible security failings on Monday after a notorious gangster used a helicopter to stage his second brazen jailbreak of a crime career inspired by films such as ‘Scarface’.

At least 21 killed in Brazil prison breakout bid: officials

At least 21 killed in Brazil prison breakout bid: officials

At least 21 people died Tuesday in an attempted breakout from a prison in northern Brazil aided by an armed group on the outside trying to blow up a wall, officials said.

Nearly 100 inmates escape in Ivory Coast prison break

Nearly 100 inmates escape in Ivory Coast prison break

Almost 100 inmates escaped from a prison in the Ivory Coast on Sunday, the latest in a string of jail breaks in the west African country, officials said.

Giant tortoise that fled Japan zoo found 140 metres away

Giant tortoise that fled Japan zoo found 140 metres away

A giant tortoise that made a break from a Japanese zoo has been found safe and sound two weeks after it escaped -- just 140 metres from the park.

Overworked Indian maid injured in escape from saudi employers

Overworked Indian maid injured in escape from saudi employers

The return of an Indian housemaid working in saudi Arabia, who broke her back trying to escape abusive employers, has raised fresh concerns over the working conditions of domestic workers ...

‘Providential’ escape from Mumbai fire, says Amitabh

‘Providential’ escape from Mumbai fire, says Amitabh

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan yesterday said it was “providential” he left the venue of the Make in India cultural event here just before a huge fire broke out.

Inmates blow open Brazil prison wall in mass breakout

Inmates blow open Brazil prison wall in mass breakout

Inmates in one of Brazil's roughest prisons used explosives to destroy a wall and escape en masse into surrounding streets, prompting a frantic manhunt.