The owner of a New Delhi hotel where 17 people were killed in a fire has been arrested on charges of negligence and would be produced in court Sunday, police said.
A fire swept through the training center and lodgings of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo on Friday, killing 10 people, including members of the club's youth side, firefighters and news reports said.
At least 10 people died and 30 were injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that police suspect was deliberately started by a female resident, officials and firefighters said Tuesday.
At least 16 people were injured when a fire broke out in a coach of the underground rapid transit system in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on Thursday, officials said.
A major fire broke out at a government-run hospital in the Indian coastal city of Mumbai, killing at least two people and injuring more than 40, police officials said.
Almost 8,000 voting machines have been destroyed in a fire in the Congolese capital, just weeks ahead of presidential elections, the electoral commission said Thursday.
Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and teargas at a group of opposition party supporters in the capital, Dhaka, on Wednesday as tension soared weeks before a general election.
A Palestinian young man succumbed to his wounds, only few hours after he was shot and critically injured by Israeli occupation forces in the village of Mazraa Al Gharbiya, near Ramallah, on Friday.