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Headless torso 'could be' journalist from Danish submarine

Stockholm - The headless torso of a woman found floating in Danish waters could be that of a Swedish journalist who authorities believe died aboard an inventor's homemade submarine, police said Tuesday.

Danish submarine inventor 'buried Swedish journalist's body at sea'

Stockholm - A Danish inventor accused of killing a Swedish journalist on board his homemade submarine claims she died in an accident before he dumped her body in the sea, Danish police said Monday.

Danish sub inventor dumped Swedish journalist's body in sea

Stockholm - The Danish inventor of a do-it-yourself submarine has said that a Swedish journalist missing since August 11 died in an accident on board the vessel, and that he dumped her body in the sea, Danish police said Monday.

Search ongoing after Indian rail crash claims at least 23 lives

New Delhi - Emergency crews searched mangled carriages Sunday for any further victims after a train crash in northern India killed 23 passengers, the fourth major accident this year on the crumbling network.

At least 23 dead, dozens hurt as train derails in India

New Delhi - At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured after an express train derailed in north India Saturday, officials said, as rescuers clambered across mangled carriages to pull passengers from the wreckage.

Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

Grenoble - A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe's highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain.

10 dead as train derails in India

New Delhi - Ten people were killed and dozens injured when an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, an official said.

South Korean soldier killed in artillery drill

Seoul - A South Korean soldier was killed Friday and six others injured in an explosion during an artillery firing drill, reports said.

Commander dismissed after US Navy ship crashed off Japan

Washington - The commander of a US Navy ship that collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship off Japan, killing seven American seamen, will be relieved of duty and several other sailors face punishment, a senior admiral said Thursday.

Falling tree kills 12 at Portugal religious festival

Lisbon - Twelve people were crushed to death and around 50 injured Tuesday when a 200-year-old oak tree fell on them at a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Two teen campers among 5 dead as storms ravage Poland

Varsovia - Five people including two teenage Girl Guides at a campground died in freak accidents on Saturday when violent storms hit Poland in the grip of a heatwave, fire officials and police said.

Egypt train crash toll hits 40 as cranes clear busy link

Alexandria - The death toll from Egypt's latest train disaster rose to 40 as cranes worked Saturday to clear the stricken railway line between Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

Egypt train collision kills at least 37: ministry

Alexandria - At least 37 people were killed as two trains collided Friday outside the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in one of the deadliest in a string of such accidents in Egypt, the health ministry said.

Egypt train collision kills at least 36: health ministry

Cairo - At least 36 people were killed as two trains collided Friday outside the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in one of the deadliest in a string of such accidents in Egypt, the health ministry said.

Japan approves US Marine flights of Ospreys after crash

Toukyo - Japan on Friday said it would allow Osprey tilt-rotor aircrafts to continue to operate in the country, accepting US assurances that the flights are safe following a fatal crash off Australia.

At least 36 killed in China bus crash

Bejing - At least 36 people were killed and 13 injured when a packed bus slammed into a wall at the mouth of an expressway tunnel in northern China, authorities said Friday.

Rogue elephant tramples 15 to death in India, faces culling

New Delhi - An elephant that has killed 15 people in eastern India over a months-long rampage could be shot within days if it is not brought under control, an official said Wednesday.

US Marines may ground aircraft after latest deadly crash

Washington - The US Marine Corps may ground its entire air fleet for a safety review following the crash of an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft in Australia that killed three Marines, a defense official said Monday.

Russia opens criminal probe as eight missing in diamond mine

Moscow - Rescuers on Monday desperately tried to contact eight miners missing in a flooded Siberian diamond mine as investigators opened a probe into suspected violations of safety rules.

Night swim leaves Australian teen bloody and bewildered

Sydney - An Australian teenager emerged from a night-time dip in the ocean with blood streaming from his feet and ankles in a gruesome mystery that doctors have struggled to explain.

US calls off rescue for three marines missing off Australia

Sydney - The US Marine Corps Sunday ended efforts to rescue three missing service members after an American military aircraft crashed during an exercise off Australia.

US calls off rescue for three marines missing off Australia

Sydney - The US Marine Corps Sunday ended efforts to rescue three missing service members after an American military aircraft crashed during an exercise off Australia.

US calls off rescue for three marines missing off Australia

Sydney - The US Marine Corps Sunday ended efforts to rescue three missing service members after an American military aircraft crashed during an exercise off Australia.

Three US Marines missing after military aircraft 'mishap' off Australia

Sydney - The US Marine Corps said Saturday that a major search and rescue operation was underway for three missing service members following a "mishap" involving an American military aircraft off the Australian coast.

Eight still missing at flooded Russian diamond mine

Moscow - Rescuers Saturday helped an injured worker out of a flooded Russian diamond mine but the search continued for eight other still missing in the disaster, mine owners Alrosa said.

Russia's diamond giant says 9 missing after mine flooded

Moscow - Rescuers at one of Russia's largest diamond mines were searching late into the night on Friday for nine miners still unaccounted for after water leaked into an underground shaft with more than 100 workers inside.

Plane crash at Swiss camp kills teens, pilot: police

Geneva - A plane crash at a Swiss summer camp on Friday killed two 14-year-old campers and the pilot, while leaving a third teenager seriously injured, police said.

Russia's diamond giant says 9 missing after mine flooded

Moscow - Rescuers at one of Russia's largest diamond mines were searching Friday for 9 miners still unaccounted for after water leaked into an underground shaft with more than 100 workers inside.

Russia's diamond giant says 16 missing after mine flooded

Moscow - Russia's diamond giant Alrosa said that rescuers were searching for 16 miners still unaccounted for after one of its mines in eastern Siberia suffered flooding on Friday with 151 workers inside.

EU chief Tusk says he is being targeted in Polish jet crash probe

Varsovia - EU President Donald Tusk on Thursday said he was being targeted in a Polish probe into the 2010 jet crash in Russia that killed Poland's then president and 95 others, following a marathon eight hours of questioning by prosecutors in Warsaw.
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