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Seven killed in blast at electronics factory in east China

Seven killed in blast at electronics factory in east China

An explosion at a electronics component manufacturer in east China on Sunday killed seven and injured five others, local authorities said.

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Police in Bangladesh said Sunday they had arrested the owners of an office tower in Dhaka that caught fire earlier this week, killing 26 people and renewing the country's debate over lax safety standards.

Five killed in factory explosion in eastern China

Five killed in factory explosion in eastern China

Five workers were killed and three injured in a factory explosion caused by a gas leak in eastern China, local authorities said Saturday.

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Desperate workers leaped to their deaths as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block Thursday, killing at least 19 people and trapping others in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital.

At least 71 people killed in ferry sinking in northern Iraq

At least 71 people killed in ferry sinking in northern Iraq

At least 71 people died Thursday in northern Iraq when the ferry boat they were on sank, a security official said, as rescue operations were ongoing in the Tigris River's fast-flowing waters.

Six dead, dozens injured as blast rocks China chemical plant

Six dead, dozens injured as blast rocks China chemical plant

A huge explosion rocked a chemical plant in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens as it knocked down factory buildings, damaged homes and sent a huge plume of smoke skyward.

58 rescued from stricken Malaysian ferry

58 rescued from stricken Malaysian ferry

A passenger ferry with 58 people onboard caught fire just minutes after it set sail from a popular Malaysian resort island Monday but all were rescued unharmed, police said.

Pilot killed as Indian military jets collide in air show rehearsal

Pilot killed as Indian military jets collide in air show rehearsal

Two Indian Air Force jets practising for an aerobatic display collided in midair Tuesday killing one of the pilots, officials said.

Shipwreck hunter urges UK to urgently recover Sala's plane

Shipwreck hunter urges UK to urgently recover Sala's plane

The investigator who found the wreckage of a plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel called on the authorities Tuesday to urgently recover the unidentified body inside.

Six killed as train derails in eastern India

Six killed as train derails in eastern India

At least six passengers were killed and more than 20 injured Sunday after an express train derailed in eastern India's Bihar state, officials said.

Family launch private search for missing footballer Sala

Family launch private search for missing footballer Sala

Relatives of missing Premier League player Emiliano Sala on Saturday began a private search for his plane, which disappeared over the Channel, after local police called off their own rescue mission.

16 killed in Ghana gold mine accident: local govt

16 killed in Ghana gold mine accident: local govt

Sixteen people were killed in an accident at a gold mining site in northern Ghana, a local official said on Thursday, prompting the authorities to launch an investigation.