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All 78 saved as Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey

Istanbul - A Russian naval spy ship on Thursday sank in the Black Sea off Turkey's coast after hitting a Togo-flagged vessel packed with livestock but all of its 78 crew were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

Tributes for Taiwanese trekker lost in Nepal tragedy

Kathmandu - A Taiwanese trekker is recovering in hospital after rescuers found him and his dead girlfriend on a mountainside in Nepal where they were stranded for 47 days, surviving on only water and salt after their food ran out.

Tributes for Taiwanese trekker lost in Nepal tragedy

Kathmandu - A Taiwanese trekker is recovering in hospital after rescuers found him and his dead girlfriend on a mountainside in Nepal where they were stranded for 47 days, surviving on only water and salt after their food ran out.

Tributes for Taiwanese trekker lost in Nepal tragedy

Kathmandu - A Taiwanese trekker is recovering in hospital after rescuers found him and his dead girlfriend on a mountainside in Nepal where they were stranded for 47 days, surviving on only water and salt after their food ran out.

Missing trekkers found in Nepal after 7 weeks, 1 dead

Kathmandu - Rescuers on Wednesday found two Taiwanese trekkers who went missing in a remote mountainous part of Nepal seven weeks ago, but only one survived the ordeal.

20 dead after boat capsizes in Senegal: firefighters

Dakar - At least 20 people, the vast majority of them women, were killed when a wooden boat capsized off the coast of central Senegal in a delta region popular with tourists, firefighters told AFP on Tuesday.

Bus-truck crash in Kenya kills at least 26

Nairobi - At least 26 people were killed and many others injured in a head-on crash between a bus and a truck on the highway between Nairobi and Kenya's second city Mombasa, police said Tuesday."It was a very bad head-on collision.

At least 16 migrants die as boat sinks off Greece: police

Atenas - Greece's port police said Monday at least 16 people including women and children have died in a suspected migrant boat sinking off the Aegean island of Lesbos.

Spain's Canary Islands battles slick after ferry accident

Madrid - Spanish coast guard crews worked Sunday to clean up a three-kilometre (1.9-mile) long diesel slick off the holiday island of Gran Canaria after a passenger ferry slammed into a pier.

Cycling: Italy's Scarponi killed in training crash

Rome - Veteran Italian Michele Scarponi was killed on Saturday after colliding with a van while out training on his bike, his Astana team said, plunging the cycling world into mourning.

Cycling: Italy's Scarponi killed in training crash: team

Rome - Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi was killed on Saturday in a road accident while out training on his bike, his Astana team and Italian media said.

Italy's Scarponi killed in road accident: team

Rome - Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi was killed on Saturday in a road accident while out training on his bike, his Astana team and Italian media said.

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

Bejing - China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, successfully completed docking with an orbiting space lab on Saturday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said.

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

Bejing - China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, successfully completed docking with an orbiting space lab on Saturday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said.

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

Bejing - China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, successfully completed docking with an orbiting space lab on Saturday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said.

Bus crash in South Africa kills 19 children, driver

Johanesburg - At least 19 children were killed in a bus crash outside the South African capital Pretoria on Friday, emergency services said, after many were trapped inside the burning vehicle.

Bus crash kills 44 in northern India: official

New Delhi - A bus has swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep ravine in a Himalayan region of northern India, killing at least 44 people, an official said Wednesday.

India bus crash kills 44: official

New Delhi - A bus has swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep ravine in a Himalayan region of northern India, killing at least 44 people, an official said Wednesday.

Turkey police helicopter crash kills 12

Istanbul - A Turkish police helicopter crashed on Tuesday in a mountainous region in the east of the country, killing 12 people on board including police officers and a judge, the interior minister said.

Thai junta campaign sees drop in new year road carnage

Bangkok - The number of people killed on Thailand's roads during the country's traditional new year week dropped by more than ten percent following a junta campaign to end the annual carnage.

Thai junta campaign sees drop in new year road carnage

Bangkok - The number of people killed on Thailand's roads during the country's traditional new year week dropped by more than ten percent following a junta campaign to end the annual carnage.

Thai junta campaign sees drop in new year road carnage

Bangkok - The number of people killed on Thailand's roads during the country's traditional new year week dropped by more than ten percent following a junta campaign to end the annual carnage.

Five die as light aircraft crashes in Portugal

Lisbon - Five people died when a Swiss-registered light aircraft crashed into a supermarket warehouse in the suburbs of Lisbon on Monday, rescue services said.

Five die as light aircraft crashes in Portugal

Lisbon - Five people died when a Swiss-registered light aircraft crashed into a supermarket warehouse in the Lisbon suburbs on Monday, rescue services said.

Two killed in 'accidental' southeast Turkey blast

Diyarbakir - Two people were killed Tuesday in an explosion that shook police headquarters in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, which a minister said was an accident during repair work.

Polish probe finds blast caused presidential jet crash

Varsovia - A fresh probe into the deadly 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia suggests an explosion likely caused the aircraft to break up in the air, investigators said Monday.

Polish probe finds blast caused presidential jet crash

Varsovia - A fresh probe into the deadly 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia suggests an explosion likely caused the aircraft to break up in the air, investigators said Monday.

Polish probe finds blast caused presidential jet crash

Varsovia - A fresh probe into the deadly 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia suggests an explosion likely caused the aircraft to break up in the air, investigators said Monday.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.
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A bus crashed into a low overpass bridge in Boston injuring at least 30.
A bus crashed into a low overpass bridge in Boston injuring at least 30.
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A woman on the phone after the scene of a highway accident
A woman on the phone after the scene of a highway accident
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A monster truck lost control at the Extremo Aeroshow in Chihuahua  Mexico  running over spectators.
A monster truck lost control at the Extremo Aeroshow in Chihuahua, Mexico, running over spectators.
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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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Screenshot of video showing a tow truck and rig falling off the cliff edge
Screenshot of video showing a tow truck and rig falling off the cliff edge
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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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Police siren.
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Sign in park in Fukushima City expresses apologies from city for declaring one-hour park-usage time ...
Sign in park in Fukushima City expresses apologies from city for declaring one-hour park-usage time limit due to radiation level on soil and equipment.
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Accident scene at the Obalende area of Lagos
Accident scene at the Obalende area of Lagos
A construction crane in Kirov  Russia falls  taking a whole row of balconies with it.
A construction crane in Kirov, Russia falls, taking a whole row of balconies with it.
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A660 Otley Bypass heading from Burley-in-Wharfedale.
A660 Otley Bypass heading from Burley-in-Wharfedale.
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Van in ditch  driver gone  beer inside
Van in ditch, driver gone, beer inside
File photo: The aftermath of a car accident.
File photo: The aftermath of a car accident.
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TRAGEDY: First responders take charge of scene in Vallejo  Calif.   where an out-of-control car kill...
TRAGEDY: First responders take charge of scene in Vallejo, Calif.,, where an out-of-control car killed one pedestrian and injured six others on Friday afternoon.
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Accident during filming of Transformers 3.
Accident during filming of Transformers 3.
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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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Game Commission officials were ob the scene of the accidental shooting of two teens in Tamaqua.
Game Commission officials were ob the scene of the accidental shooting of two teens in Tamaqua.
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A Boeing 737 skids off the runway in Bali
A Boeing 737 skids off the runway in Bali
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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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