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'Sudden' volcano eruption in New Zealand kills five, several missing

'Sudden' volcano eruption in New Zealand kills five, several missing

At least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several reported missing after a volcano that is a tourist attraction suddenly erupted off the coast of New Zealand's North Island on Monday.

Four dead, five injured in attacks on Ebola responders in Congo

Four dead, five injured in attacks on Ebola responders in Congo

Four members of Ebola response teams in eastern Congo have been killed in two attacks that the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) predicted ...

Police say all 39 people found dead in UK truck were Vietnamese

Police say all 39 people found dead in UK truck were Vietnamese

All 39 bodies found in a refrigerated truck outside London last month have now been identified as citizens of Vietnam, officials said on Thursday.

At least 10 dead in northeast Guinea gold mine collapse

At least 10 dead in northeast Guinea gold mine collapse

At least 10 people were killed and others were missing after an illegal gold mine collapsed in northeastern Guinea, local officials and the Red Cross said on Thursday.

UK police say 39 found dead in truck were Chinese

UK police say 39 found dead in truck were Chinese

British police said on Thursday that 39 people found dead in a truck near London were all believed to be Chinese nationals, in a case that has triggered national outrage over the people trafficking business.

Humpback whale found dead in River Thames east of London

Humpback whale found dead in River Thames east of London

A 10 metre (33-ft) humpback whale spotted in the River Thames earlier this week has been found dead just east of London and will now be handed over to scientists for an autopsy.

At least 13 dead after migrant shipwreck off Italy's Lampedusa island

At least 13 dead after migrant shipwreck off Italy's Lampedusa island

Thirteen women were confirmed dead on Monday and ‘at least 15’ were reported missing at sea following a migrant shipwreck overnight off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

Nearly 100 dead as Iraqi anti-government protests rage on

Nearly 100 dead as Iraqi anti-government protests rage on

Days of anti-government protests continued in Iraq on Saturday, with nearly 100 people thought to have died in clashes between demonstrators and security forces.

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: White House

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: White House

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a US counter-terrorism operation, the White House said on Saturday.

Up to 50 dead in Congo after train derails

Up to 50 dead in Congo after train derails

Up to 50 people were killed when a cargo train derailed in Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika in the early hours of Thursday, government officials said, though reports on casualties differed widely.

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China's military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China's maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence ...

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Three people were killed and at least 15 others injured in a shooting at a major food festival in California on Sunday, police said.