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Traffic dept-HMC pact aims at zero road accident fatalities

Traffic dept-HMC pact aims at zero road accident fatalities

The General Directorate of Traffic, represented by the Traffic Awareness Department, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hamad Medical Corporation's Hamad Trauma Centre ...

At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California ...

'Multiple fatalities' in Maryland shooting, suspect arrested: sheriff

'Multiple fatalities' in Maryland shooting, suspect arrested: sheriff

A number of people were shot and killed on Thursday at a Rite Aid distribution center in Perryman, Maryland, and the suspected shooter was in custody and in critical condition, the county sheriff said.

PM launches new action plan to reduce road accidents

PM launches new action plan to reduce road accidents

The United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt, lauded the efforts of Qatar to reduce the number of road accident deaths since the launch of the 1st Qatar Action Plan in 2013.

Significant fall in road traffic fatalities, says NTSC report

Significant fall in road traffic fatalities, says NTSC report

Qatar has witnessed a remarkable fall in the number of road traffic fatalities over the last two years, the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) announced.

Strong quake hits southeast Iran, no fatalities: State TV

Strong quake hits southeast Iran, no fatalities: State TV

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck Iran's southeastern Kerman province on Friday, causing some injuries and destroying several houses, Iranian state television said, adding no deaths had been reported.

Four bodies discovered on Everest 'are from last year'

Four bodies discovered on Everest 'are from last year'

Nepali officials on Thursday said four bodies discovered on Everest were not new fatalities, correcting earlier statements.

Fatal aviation accidents rise in 2016, says IATA

Fatal aviation accidents rise in 2016, says IATA

The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Friday.

69% of fatalities in Qatar 'caused by non-communicable diseases'

69% of fatalities in Qatar 'caused by non-communicable diseases'

Non-communicable diseases (NCD) cause 69% of the fatalities in Qatar, according to a report published in The Report 2016 (Qatar) of the Oxford Business Group.

New earthquake revives panic in Ecuador

New earthquake revives panic in Ecuador

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, sowing new panic four days after a more powerful quake killed more than 525 people, with hundreds still missing.