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Eleven killed after van plunges into ravine in Pakistan

Eleven killed after van plunges into ravine in Pakistan

At least 11 people including women and children were killed when an overloaded passenger van plunged into a ravine in Pakistan's mountainous northwest on Sunday, officials said.

Fun awaits children at Doha Festival City's snow zones

Fun awaits children at Doha Festival City's snow zones

Doha Festival City has lined up “more entertainment and surprises” in celebration of its recent opening. The entertainment, retail and hospitality destination opened its doors to the public on April 5.

Blizzard to shut schools, snarl travel in northeast US

Blizzard to shut schools, snarl travel in northeast US

A fast-moving winter storm was expected to hit the northeastern United States, forecasters warned, threatening to snarl travel and knock out power while prompting some city officials to order schools to close on Tuesday.

Heavy snow leaves 54 dead in Afghanistan

Heavy snow leaves 54 dead in Afghanistan

The death toll from three days of heavy snow across Afghanistan rose to 54 on Sunday and there were fears the toll could rise as rescuers began clearing roads to remote areas.

Avalanches kill five people in Indian Kashmir

Avalanches kill five people in Indian Kashmir

Avalanches killed five people in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday -- four members of a family whose home was buried under snow and a soldier stationed at a military base.

People missing from avalanche-hit hotel in Italy rise to 24

People missing from avalanche-hit hotel in Italy rise to 24

Twenty-four people are missing from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy that was flattened by a deadly avalanche, with difficult research and rescue operations still ongoing, authorities said on Sunday.

Britain braced for floods after heavy winds, snow

Britain braced for floods after heavy winds, snow

Parts of England were preparing for severe flooding on Friday, after heavy winds, snow and rain hit the country overnight, cancelling flights, closing schools and causing disruption to commuters.

Germans begin first working day of the year with snow

Germans begin first working day of the year with snow

Many Germans woke up to their first working day of the new year on Monday with a light covering of snow in parts of the country.

'Nearly 100,000' Chinese new year travellers stranded

'Nearly 100,000' Chinese new year travellers stranded

Nearly 100,000 Lunar New Year travellers in China were stranded in the city of Guangzhou on Monday, police said, as snow and ice disrupted the world's largest annual human migration.

‘Snowzilla’ pummels eastern US

‘Snowzilla’ pummels eastern US

A deadly blizzard walloped the eastern United States yesterday, paralysing Washington and other cities under a heavy blanket of snow as officials warned millions of people to remain indoors until the storm eases up.

Massive US blizzard pounds East Coast

Massive US blizzard pounds East Coast

A deadly blizzard with bone-chilling winds and potentially record-breaking snowfall slammed the eastern US Saturday as officials urged millions in the storm's path to seek shelter, warning the worst is yet to come.

Millions in US brace for monster blizzard

Millions in US brace for monster blizzard

The eastern US braced Friday for a monstrous blizzard, sparking flight cancelations and the looming shutdown of Washington's public transportation system.