DHAKA (Reuters) – Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a clothing factory in Bangladesh, police and an industry association official said on Thursday, as the death toll from the collapse of another factory building two weeks ago … Continue reading
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – An earthquake in Afghanistan’s east and flash floods in the north killed at least 33 people on Wednesday as hundreds of traditional mud-brick homes collapsed, officials said.
(Reuters) – Five backcountry snowboarders were killed and one survived an avalanche on Saturday at Colorado’s Loveland Pass, a sheriff’s department said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – An Alaska State Troopers helicopter crashed during a rescue mission, killing all three people onboard, including the stranded snowmobiler who had summoned the troopers’ help, officials said on Monday.
GHAZNI, Afghanistan (Reuters) – A NATO helicopter killed at least one child and nine suspected Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s east on Saturday, officials and local residents said.
MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) – The death toll from a suicide bombing on a military checkpost in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region has reached 17, the military said on Sunday.
SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – A miner was killed and another injured on Friday when part of a tunnel roof collapsed at a coal mine in central Utah, authorities said.
(Reuters) – An active-duty Marine shot dead two fellow service members at a base at Quantico, Virginia, then barricaded himself in a building and killed himself, prompting a brief lockdown of the base, the Marines said on Friday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s government and rebels accused each other of launching a deadly chemical attack near the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday in what would, if confirmed, be the first use of such weapons in the two-year-old conflict.
A hot air balloon crashes near the ancient Egyptian town of Luxor, killing 19 people including British and French tourists, Egyptian media say