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June 18, 2018 11:40 AM Three killed in London after being hit by train

LONDON: Three people died in south London after being hit by a train, police said Monday, calling the incident "unexplained". Reports said spray paint cans were found near the bodies close to Brixton. "My team are now working hard to understand what happened and how these three people came to lose their life on the railway," said detective Gary Richardson 5

June 18, 2018 7:38 AM Guatemala volcano search called off with nearly 200 unaccounted for

GUATEMALA CITY: Authorities on Sunday called off a search for the nearly 200 people missing since Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted earlier this month, devastating the surrounding countryside. Officials have confirmed the deaths of 110 people as a result of the volcanic eruption on June 3, but another 197 remain unaccounted for. A spokesman for the government's 5

June 14, 2018 12:01 AM Sea Watch says ready to take rescued migrants if Italy opens ports

BERLIN: German charity Sea Watch said Wednesday it was ready to take on board 40 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea by the US Navy, but only if Italy agreed to open its ports to NGO vessels. US Navy ship the Trenton had rescued the migrants on Tuesday after their rubber boat sank in an accident that claimed 12 lives, the German group said. The US Navy posted 11

June 11, 2018 10:34 AM Vietnam detains 100 after protests turn violent

HANOI: Authorities in Vietnam have detained more than 100 people after protesters pelted government buildings with rocks and Molotov cocktails, injuring dozens of police officers, state media reported Monday. The rare demonstrations Sunday took place in several parts of the country in response to legislation on three special economic zones that would 5

June 10, 2018 4:29 AM Nurse survives deadly Australia snake bite using training

SYDNEY: An Australian nurse has spoken about how he survived a bite from one of the world's deadliest snakes by using medical training to instruct his rescuers as he passed in and out of consciousness. Christian Wright, 33, was bitten on his foot by a brown snake at the bottom of a gorge in a remote part of Karijini National Park some 1,400km north of Perth 5

June 3, 2018 2:28 AM Honda confirms Takata air bag rupture in fatal crash

A TAKATA air bag inflator ruptured in a fatal car crash in Kuala Lumpur earlier this week, Honda Motor Co said on Friday, in what appears to be the 23rd death worldwide linked to the faulty part that can emit deadly metal fragments. The Japanese automaker has previously confirmed 18 deaths since 2009 linked to the issue that sparked the largest auto industry 8

June 2, 2018 9:37 AM US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

BEIRUT: At least 12 civilians – members of the same family – have been killed in US-led coalition raids on the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, a monitor said Saturday. "The air strikes and artillery fire (Friday night) by the international coalition on the village of Hidaj, held by IS in the southern sector of Hasakeh province, killed at least 5

May 15, 2018 12:36 AM Erdogan accuses Israel of 'genocide' over Gaza deaths

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused Israel of "state terror" and "genocide" after Israeli forces killed at least 55 Palestinians on the Gaza border. In one of his most vehement broadsides ever against the Jewish state, Erdogan also announced three days of national mourning over the deaths, as well as a giant protest in Istanbul 15

April 24, 2018 4:47 AM Elephant starved to death as punishment

AN elephant died in the Cambodian city of Sen Monorom yesterday after its owner did not feed him for nearly a month as punishment for rampaging through a village. Khun Diyon, director of a local elephant conservation organisation, said the elephant, named Beong Kok, lived with his owner in Sen Monorom city's Putang village. Diyon said that last month 15

April 5, 2018 10:31 AM Lassa fever kills 142 in Nigeria since Jan

LAGOS: Lassa fever has killed 142 people in Nigeria since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday, reporting a rise of 32 fatalities in a month. "Since the onset of the 2018 outbreak, there have been 142 deaths," it said. "Eight states have exited the active phase of the outbreak while 12 states remain active 12