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Seven die cleaning Indian hotel septic tank: police

Seven die cleaning Indian hotel septic tank: police

Seven people have suffocated to death while cleaning a hotel septic tank in western India without safety gear, police said Saturday.

More bodies found as Hungary lifts sunken tourist boat from river

More bodies found as Hungary lifts sunken tourist boat from river

Hungarian police recovered more bodies on Tuesday as they lifted a sightseeing boat that sank in the river Danube in Budapest last month in an accident that has claimed at least 24 lives.

At least seven dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least seven dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least seven people died on Tuesday when a boat carrying migrants sank near the Greek island of Lesbos, the coastguard said.

Indian toddler dies after 110 hours down well

Indian toddler dies after 110 hours down well

A two-year-old Indian boy stuck in a narrow well for more than four days was pulled out dead on Tuesday, triggering protests over delays in reaching the toddler.

Japan says human error likely cause of F-35A jet crash

Japan says human error likely cause of F-35A jet crash

Human error was the likely cause of an F-35A fighter jet crash in April, Japan's defence ministry said Monday, and flights of the stealth jet will resume after new training measures.

Tourists panic as cruise ship slams into Venice wharf

Tourists panic as cruise ship slams into Venice wharf

Tourists ran for their lives in Venice Sunday as a massive cruise ship lost control, crashing into the wharf and hitting a luxury sightseeing boat after suffering an engine failure.

Captain charged over deadly Budapest boat accident

Captain charged over deadly Budapest boat accident

The captain of a river cruise ship that collided with a smaller sightseeing vessel was charged Saturday over the accident in Budapest that killed seven South Korean tourists and left 21 missing.

Death toll in DR Congo boat disaster rises to 32

Death toll in DR Congo boat disaster rises to 32

The death toll from a boat disaster in western DR Congo at the weekend rose to 32, while scores more are feared drowned, a local official said Monday.

FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration faced another grilling in Congress Wednesday following revelations that pilots complained to Boeing about the 737 MAX in the aftermath of the Lion Air crash.

Eleven injured as plane slides off Myanmar runway

Eleven injured as plane slides off Myanmar runway

Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the city.

Three selfie-crazy Indian teens crushed by train

Three selfie-crazy Indian teens crushed by train

Three teenagers were killed while taking selfies on a railway track in India, the country which researchers say has the worst record for selfie-related deaths.

Two arrested in UK over online image of Sala's body

Two arrested in UK over online image of Sala's body

Two people have been arrested after a photograph appeared online apparently showing the body of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in January, British police said.