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Three die in skydiving accident in Australia

Three killed in skydiving accident at Mission Beach, Queensland Two men and a woman are dead in a mid-air collision between tandem and single skydivers at Mission Beach in north Queensland. One... Read more »
EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo crashes in Mediterranean

EgyptAir flight carrying 66 people crashes in Mediterranean Sea

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo vanishes over sea; Investigators ‘rule out’ nothing An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew crashed in the Mediterranean sea early... Read more »
An explosion rocked a Hindu temple in Kollam district in Kerala early Sunday, the last day of an annual week-long festival. Photo: reuters

India temple fire kills more than 100 people

An explosion and blaze sparked by fireworks have killed at least 100 people at a Hindu temple in the Indian state of Kerala, police say. NEW DELHI (India) — More than 100... Read more »
A 2010 photograph of a Tara Air DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft, similar to one that crashed in Nepal.

Nepal plane crash kills all 23 aboard

Children are among 23 people dead after a small aircraft crashed while flying over a mountain range in Nepal KATHMANDU (Nepal) – A small plane crashed in Nepal on Wednesday in a... Read more »
The scene at the site of the crash was one of total devastation. Photo: DPA

At least 10 dead, 80 injured in Germany train crash

At least ten people were killed after two trains collided head-on in southern Germany on Tuesday, and about 80 others were injured, according to reports. Police said there were about 150 passengers on... Read more »

Hoverboard fire burned down Melbourne house

A family has had a lucky escape after a hoverboard caught fire and nearly burnt their home in Melbourne’s north-west to the ground. A hoverboard bought as a Christmas present has spelled... Read more »
The freight train was carrying sulfuric acid when it derails in northern Queensland.

Over 30000 liters of sulfuric acid leaked as Australian train derails

The train that derailed in northern Australia over the weekend was carrying more than four times as much sulfuric acid as previously announced, police said. The freight train had roughly 819,000 liters... Read more »
Firefighters at the crash scene on the corner of Barkly and Gordon streets. Photo Source:News Corp Australia

Man dies, woman injured, as Footscray explosion triggers crash with five cars

Police say an oxyacetylene cylinder may have exploded, causing nearby buildings’ windows to blow out and scattering debris in Footscray. One man has died after an explosion in the truck he was... Read more »

Indonesia ferry sinks: 80 missing, 3 dead, dozens rescued

Rescuers pulled out 39 survivors from a passenger boat that sank in the nation’s central region. The boat was carrying 110 passengers and 12 crew members, including 14 children MAKASSAR, Indonesia — A... Read more »