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Who are the victims of the Genoa bridge collapse?

Rome - A family setting off on holiday, young French nationals who came over for a music festival, a couple returning from their California honeymoon; two days after the horrific collapse of a bridge in Genoa, officials and the media have begun naming the vic...

Mentor, craftsman, friend: the victims of the Annapolis shooting

Annapolis - The five victims of the shooting Thursday at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland were described by colleagues as talented and knowledgeable local journalists and staff members who were committed to their work.

'They whipped and raped her': victims recall raids by Bemba's men

Bangui - "They tied up my younger sister, whipped her and raped her," says Ghislain Bertrand Bouanga, recalling the day when former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba's brutal militia raided his home."She has been disabled ever since.

The victims of France's jihadist shooting spree

Tr - Along with a heroic police officer who offered himself as a hostage, the victims of the jihadist shooting spree in France were a butcher and two pensioners.

Football: Justice at last for Bennell's victims

London - Shaking with emotion, the victims of Barry Bennell told of their decades of trauma inflicted by the paedophile football coach who destroyed their lives.

'Abandoned' Brussels attacks victims step up calls for help

Brussels - Survivors and relatives of victims of the 2016 Brussels attacks rallied on Wednesday to urge Belgian authorities to improve a compensation process that they say has "abandoned" them nearly two years on.

Merkel meets bereaved a year after Christmas market attack

Berlin - A year after a jihadist ploughed a truck into a Christmas market crowd in Berlin, killing 12, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Monday with the victims' families for the first time.

A rugby player, architects among Argentine NY attack victims

Rosario - The Argentines killed in the Tuesday truck attack in lower Manhattan were in New York celebrating the 30th anniversary of their graduation from high school. Several were architects, and one was a rugby player.

The Las Vegas shooting victims: who they were

Las Vegas - At least 59 people were killed when a 64-year-old retired accountant opened fire from a hotel room on people attending a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night.

Criss Angel encourages blood donations to help Las Vegas victims

Las Vegas - Magician Criss Angel, who performs nightly at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, reflected on the Las Vegas Strip Shooting, and offered ways to help out the victims.

Dozens of nationalities among Spain attack victims

Paris - Twin vehicle attacks in Spain that killed 14 people and wounded 120 in a bustling tourist area of Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils affected people of three dozen nationalities.

Families torn apart after Spain's twin attacks

Barcelona - "Missing in Barcelona," reads a Facebook message posted by Tony Cadman, asking users to share a picture of his seven-year-old grandson who disappeared after a van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish seaside city.

Questions swirl over Portugal fire's 'road of death'

Castanheira De P - Portugal's N236, now dubbed the "road of death", lies charred black from the devastating fire that swept from one side of forest to the other, trapping families and couples in their cars, and firefighters who had come to the rescue.

Portugal's deadly forest fires: the victims

Lisbon - A child who died in the flames during his parents' honeymoon, a family saved by a water tank and a group of friends rescued by a generous neighbour.

London tower block fire: Victims and missing

London - An acclaimed photographer and a Syrian refugee have been named as two of at least 30 people killed in a tower block fire in west London, with dozens more still unaccounted for and now feared dead.

Spain's 'skateboard hero' confirmed killed in London attack

Madrid - The family of a Spanish man who used his skateboard to try to defend a woman from one of the assailants during the London attack confirmed Wednesday that he had died, ending an excruciating four-day wait.

British police announce new arrest linked to London Bridge attack

London - British police on Wednesday said a 30-year-old man had been arrested following the London Bridge terror attack which killed seven people and injured 48.

London terror attack: the victims

London - The death toll from the weekend attack in London that saw three assailants mow down people on a bridge and then go on a stabbing spree rose to eight on Wednesday.

Manchester terror attack: The victims

Manchester - Twenty-two people were killed in Monday's suicide attack on a Manchester pop concert, including an eight-year-old girl, most of them teenagers keen to see their idol Ariana Grande and parents who had come to collect their children.

Manchester terror attack: The victims

Manchester - Twenty-two people were killed in Monday's suicide attack on a Manchester pop concert, including an eight-year-old girl, most of them teenagers keen to see their idol Ariana Grande and parents who had come to collect their children.

Manchester terror attack: The victims

London - At least 22 people died in Monday night's bombing attack on a Manchester pop concert, including an eight-year-old girl and several parents who had come to pick up their children.

Gambia's 'broken' justice system struggles with victims' ire

Banjul - Gambians want swift justice for the crimes of fallen dictator Yahya Jammeh's regime but the new government faces an uphill battle to jail the most prolific abusers.

Belgian MPs demand better help for terror victims

Brussels - Belgian lawmakers on Tuesday demanded that authorities overhaul the way victims of terrorism are treated, after widespread criticism of insensitivity in the wake of last year's attacks in Brussels.

After US strikes, Syria attack victims dream of Assad ouster

Reyhanli - Emerging dazed but well after three days of treatment in Turkey following the suspected chemical attack in Syria, Ahmad Raheel says he is happy with US air strikes targeting the regime.His one hope now is to see Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ousted....

'Suddenly, she fell to the ground' — victims of Syria attack

- They collapsed one after the other. In minutes, Mohammad watched his mother, father and nephew fall to the ground, convulsing after a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria.

British parliament attack: The victims

London - Three people were killed in the London terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament -- two members of the public and a police officer.

Desperate choice of Ethiopia landslide survivor: run or die

Addis Ababa - One minute, Zemed Derib stood negotiating with her precocious siblings who had locked themselves inside their uncle's home as a prank.The next, the playful scene gave way to horror as the hillside of the rubbish dump above them collapsed.

'Victims twice over' slam Brussels attacks response

Brussels - For Philippe Vansteenkiste, whose sister was killed in the Brussels attacks one year ago, the suffering is made worse by the battle with the Belgian authorities for support.

Saudis, Moroccans, Lebanese, Libyans 'among victims of Istanbul attack'

Istanbul - The victims of the attack on revellers celebrating New Year at an Istanbul nightclub include citizens of several Arab countries, a Turkish cabinet minister said on Sunday."There are foreigners and Turks, but the majority are foreigners.

Afghan 'bacha bazi' kidnappings: search for the victims

Iran - A glassy-eyed Afghan teenager sits mutely beside his father, hunched over a tray of tea and candy, unable to tell the painful story of how he was kidnapped by a policeman to be used as his sex slave.
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