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Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 30 as storm moves north

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 30 as storm moves north

The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 30 on Sunday, with 18 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north ...

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing

The death toll in a landslide which buried a village in southwest China rose to 36, state broadcaster CCTV said Sunday, with 15 still missing days after the disaster struck.

Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Bangladesh charges 16 people for burning schoolgirl to death

Police have charged 16 people over the murder of a teenage girl who was set on fire at an religious seminary in eastern Bangladesh last month after accusing the headmaster of sexual assault, police said on Wednesday.

17 dead after bus falls into ravine in Bolivia

17 dead after bus falls into ravine in Bolivia

A bus fell 200 meters into a ravine, leaving 17 people dead after a collision involving two trucks, Bolivian police said on Monday.

Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

The death toll has risen in Mozambique, the country hardest hit by cyclone Idai, a government minister said Sunday.

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given in November was too lenient.

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two Asian men to death for the premeditated murder of their employer, and a third man to six months in jail for being aware of the crime and not reporting it.

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

An Uber driver whose passenger died after exiting a vehicle and being hit by a bus at a Sydney intersection has been found guilty of negligent driving occasioning death, local media reported.

Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore will gauge public attitudes towards the death penalty in a survey, the interior ministry said Wednesday, as human rights groups renewed calls for its abolition.

Turkey vows to reveal findings over Khashoggi death on Tuesday

Turkey vows to reveal findings over Khashoggi death on Tuesday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body ...

Death toll rises to 20 after suicide bombings in southern Somalia

Death toll rises to 20 after suicide bombings in southern Somalia

The death toll has risen to 20 people on Sunday following two suspected suicide bombers that struck in the southern Somali city of Baidoa on Saturday, a local hospital official said.

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island and prepared to bury some of the more than 800 dead ...