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Pilot saved from power line after Belgian F-16 crashes in France

Pilot saved from power line after Belgian F-16 crashes in France

An F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian air force crashed Thursday in western France, with both pilots successfully ejecting but one spent two hours hanging from a power line before being cut down, officials said.

France moves to lift secrecy on deadly 1968 plane crash

France moves to lift secrecy on deadly 1968 plane crash

French authorities are working to declassify military files linked to a mysterious crash more than 50 years ago of an Air France plane that plunged into the Mediterranean just minutes before it was due to land ...

Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

All six people on board the civilian helicopter that crashed in northern Norway on Saturday afternoon have died, the police said on Sunday.

Two dead, over 100 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Two dead, over 100 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Two people were dead and over 100 rescued in the southern Philippines after a fire tore through a crowded ferry, while an uncertain number remained unaccounted for, authorities said Wednesday.

Russia says radioactive isotopes released by missile test blast

Russia says radioactive isotopes released by missile test blast

Russia on Monday said radioactive isotopes were released in a recent accident at an Arctic missile test site that caused widespread alarm as authorities kept details under wraps.

Indian girl's throat slit in spate of deadly kite accidents

Indian girl's throat slit in spate of deadly kite accidents

A young girl riding on a motorcycle with her father in New Delhi has died after a glass-coated kite string slit her throat, reports said Sunday, the second incident in a week.

Seven killed in Indonesia ferry accident

Seven killed in Indonesia ferry accident

Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said.

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 62

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 62

Sixty-two people perished in Tanzania on Saturday when a fuel tanker overturned and then exploded as crowds of people rushed to syphon off leaking fuel.

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the search Saturday for scores more feared missing.

Awareness drive sees sharp fall in accident deaths

Awareness drive sees sharp fall in accident deaths

There has been a big drop in the number of deaths in road traffic accidents during the month of July 2019 compared to July 2018 as a result of the sustained awareness campaign ...

Russian military base blast kills two, causes radiation spike

Russian military base blast kills two, causes radiation spike

Two people died in an explosion at a military base in the Russian far north Thursday that caused a brief spike in radiation, the second accident to hit the country's facilities in a week.

11 dead, three missing as boats capsize in Philippines

11 dead, three missing as boats capsize in Philippines

Eleven people died and three others were missing after three passenger boats capsized in rough seas off the central Philippines on Saturday, authorities said.