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Cardiff striker Sala 'concerned about plane' in final audio message

Nantes - Cardiff City's record new signing Emiliano Sala expressed concern about his plane shortly before the light aircraft disappeared over the Channel, according to an audio message sent to friends and relatives.

Taxi driver badly hurt in Spain's 'anti-Uber' strike

Madrid - A taxi driver protesting in Madrid against Uber-like services was seriously hurt in a car accident on Tuesday as a strike continued in the Spanish capital and Barcelona with sporadic clashes.

New setbacks in search for Spanish toddler

Ol - The search for a toddler who fell down a Spanish well nine days ago hit a fresh setback Tuesday, complicating a difficult rescue operation which has had the country on tenterhooks.

20 presumed dead from ship fires off Crimea

Moscow - Up to 20 people were presumed dead off Russian-annexed Crimea after a fire engulfed two fuel ships, authorities said on Tuesday.

14 dead after fire on two vessels off Crimea

Moscow - Fourteen people were killed and five were missing off Russia-annexed Crimea in the Black Sea on Monday after a fire engulfed gas tankers sailing under the flag of Tanzania, authorities said.

Spanish rescuers don't expect to reach toddler before Tuesday at earliest

Ol - Spanish rescuers working round the clock to find a two-year-old boy who fell into a deep well said Monday they do not expect to reach the spot where he is believed to be before Tuesday at the earliest.

Spanish diggers struggle to reach toddler who fell in well

Madrid - Diggers trying to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a deep well in southern Spain a week ago saw their progress slowed by harder rock on Sunday, though experts still held out hope he could still be alive.

Spanish rescuers drill tunnel to search for toddler down well

Madrid - Rescuers searching for a toddler trapped for a week in a well in southern Spain began drilling a tunnel on Saturday, in the latest bid to reach the boy as part of a massive operation to find him.

Fresh setbacks slow search for Spanish toddler in well

Madrid - The six-day search for a toddler who fell down a well in Spain ran into more setbacks on Friday, with engineers warning they still needed days to reach him.

Body of pilot found after two Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan: media

Moscow - A rescue operation in the Russian Far East found the body of one pilot and rescued another after two fighter jets collided over the Sea of Japan during a training flight on Friday, Russian media reported.

Britain's Prince Philip still driving at 97

London - Britain's lack of an upper age limit for driving was in the spotlight on Friday as 97-year-old Prince Philip recovered after being involved in an accident that flipped his car.

Search for Spanish toddler in well runs into problems

Ol - The search for a toddler who fell down a well in Spain in a tragedy that has gripped the country ran into problems on Thursday as rescuers raced against time to find the boy alive.

Search for Spanish toddler in well enters fifth day

Ol - The search for a toddler who fell down a well in southern Spain in a tragedy that has gripped the country entered its fifth day Thursday, with hopes dwindling he would be found alive.

One dead, four missing in Russia gas blast

Moscow - One person was killed and four were missing after a gas explosion tore through a multi-storey residential building in southern Russia early on Monday, authorities said.

Russia loses control of only space telescope

Moscow - Russia has lost control of its only space radio telescope but officials are working to re-establish communication, the country's beleaguered space agency said Monday.

Cargo plane crashes in Iran, killing 15: army

Tehran - A military cargo plane overshot a runway, crashed and caught fire during a botched landing near the Iranian capital Tehran, killing 15 people, the army said Monday.

Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

Jakarta - The cockpit voice recorder from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been recovered, officials said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to explaining why a brand new plane fell out of the sky just after take-off.

Cargo plane crashes in Iran with several onboard: army

Tehran - A military cargo plane crashed near the Iranian capital Tehran, the army said on Monday, with local media reporting at least 10 people onboard.

Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officials

Jakarta - The cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed last October has been recovered, Indonesian authorities said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell out of the sky shortly after take-off.

Italy motorway chief cleared of deadly 2013 coach crash

Milan - An Italian court on Friday cleared the head of the Autostrade motorway operator of responsibility in the deaths of 40 people in a 2013 coach crash, and jailed several others.

Italy motorway chief cleared over deadly 2013 coach crash

Milan - An Italian court on Friday cleared the head of the Autostrade motorway operator of responsibility in the deaths of 40 people in a 2013 coach crash and jailed several others.

Crashed French Air Force fighter found in mountains

Strasbourg - Search and rescue teams Wednesday found the wreckage of a French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter which crashed in a mountainous region of eastern France, but the fate of its two-man crew was unknown.

One dead, two missing after oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

Fpo - One man was killed and two others declared missing after an oil tanker caught fire while it was being refuelled off Hong Kong on Tuesday, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke billowing into the air.

One dead in oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

Fpo - At least one person has died after an oil tanker caught fire off Hong Kong on Tuesday, police said, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke billowing into the air.

Τhree dead during cold snap in Greece

Atenas - Three people have died in Greece as stormy weather and freezing temperatures gripped most of the country, officials said Sunday.

Army helps Dutch island clean-up after ship spills cargo

Den Haag - The Dutch military joined beach clean-up efforts on Friday, two days after some 270 shipping containers tumbled from one of the world's biggest cargo boats into the North Sea in stormy weather.

Dangerous powder from lost cargo found on Dutch island

Den Haag - A bag containing dangerous powder washed up on a small Dutch island on Thursday, a day after a cargo ship called MSC Zoe lost some 270 containers in rough weather, officials said.

Russian gas explosion toll hits 39 as rescue operation ends

Moscow - The number of dead from a New Year's Eve gas explosion in a Russian apartment block jumped to 39 on Thursday as rescuers finished searching for bodies in the rubble of the partially collapsed building.

Death toll rises to eight in Danish train accident

Copenhagen - The death toll from a train accident in Denmark, when a truck trailer appeared to blow off a cargo train in strong winds and hit a passenger train, has risen from six to eight, police said Thursday.

Ship loses potentially dangerous cargo in North Sea: Coastguard

Den Haag - A cargo ship caught in rough North Sea weather lost at least 270 containers, including four holding potentially dangerous substances, the Dutch and German coastguards said Wednesday.
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60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
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Screenshot of video showing a tow truck and rig falling off the cliff edge
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DRIVERLESS: A Google self-driving car is seen parked in Mountain View.
DRIVERLESS: A Google self-driving car is seen parked in Mountain View.
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As you can see the ship toppled over but amazingly everyone there survived.
As you can see the ship toppled over but amazingly everyone there survived.
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An estimated 22 people were killed in a horrific accident on the M13 highway in Durban  South Africa...
An estimated 22 people were killed in a horrific accident on the M13 highway in Durban, South Africa.
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60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
TRAGEDY: Metro North railway inspectors examine scene of the Feb. 4 accident in which an SUV was str...
TRAGEDY: Metro North railway inspectors examine scene of the Feb. 4 accident in which an SUV was struck by a Metro-North commuter train in Valhalla, N.Y., killing six.
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Police siren.
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In this head-on collision  if both vehicles have an event data recorder  it may be possible to tell ...
In this head-on collision, if both vehicles have an event data recorder, it may be possible to tell more accurately what really happened.
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Officials work at the scene of a multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 at Paynes Prairie on Sunday  J...
Officials work at the scene of a multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 at Paynes Prairie on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, south of Gainesville, Fla.
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60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
Johnathan Legear  Belgian Footballer  drives his Porsche into a convenience store.
Johnathan Legear, Belgian Footballer, drives his Porsche into a convenience store.
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Accident in Toronto s Koreatown
Accident in Toronto's Koreatown
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The rescue operation underway on the Costa Concordia cruise ship
The rescue operation underway on the Costa Concordia cruise ship
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What is left of Kyle Larson s car after a last lap wreck in the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
What is left of Kyle Larson's car after a last lap wreck in the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
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CRASH: The tour bus involved in Friday s accident in San Francisco came to rest alongside an under-c...
CRASH: The tour bus involved in Friday's accident in San Francisco came to rest alongside an under-construction Apple Computer store at Post and Stockton streets, near Union Square.
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5 killed in routine safety drill on cruise ship in Canary Islands (MS Thomson Majesty)
5 killed in routine safety drill on cruise ship in Canary Islands (MS Thomson Majesty)
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Police scratches head as student driver car blocks major intersection...
March 12, 2011 Halifax NS Police scratches head as student driver car blocks major intersection.
Hundreds of temporary storage tanks filled with contaminated water line the grounds of the Fukushima...
Hundreds of temporary storage tanks filled with contaminated water line the grounds of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant grounds.
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Two were rescued with only minor injuries from an SUV that fell 60 feet from the Hackensack River br...
Two were rescued with only minor injuries from an SUV that fell 60 feet from the Hackensack River bridge, landing upright.
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