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Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb

The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said.

Two Vietnamese women die in Malaysia blaze

Two Vietnamese women were among six dead in a fire that broke out Wednesday at an entertainment center in Ipoh.

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 21

The death toll from the collapse of an apartment building in Istanbul rose to 21 Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said authorities have "lessons to learn" from the ...
February 10, 2019 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Hope fades for 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster

Hopes were fading Saturday that rescuers would find more survivors from at least 300 missing after a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil, with nine bodies so far recovered.
January 27, 2019 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Car runs amok in Hanoi, elderly woman killed

An elderly woman was killed and three injured in Hanoi Saturday after a car hit pedestrians and other vehicles.
January 19, 2019 | 09:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese crewman dies in boat fire off South Korean coast

One Vietnamese crewman died and another was injured after a boat caught fire off the South Korean coast Thursday.
January 18, 2019 | 01:07 pm GMT+7

Bodies of Vietnamese victims in oil tanker blast found

The bodies of two Vietnamese men missing after an oil tanker explosion off Hong Kong earlier this month were found Thursday.
January 17, 2019 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

In deadly traffic accidents, the blame goes beyond drivers

Systemic greed should be seen as the driving force behind traffic accidents caused by road rage and reckless driving.
January 17, 2019 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

Boeing 707 cargo plane with at least nine on board crashes in Iran

A Boeing 707 cargo plane with at least nine people on board crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
January 14, 2019 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Coal mine collapse in China kills 21

A coal mine roof collapse in northwest China’s Shaanxi province killed 21 miners on Saturday, the state-run People’s Daily reported on Sunday.
January 13, 2019 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Gas explosion rocks central Paris shopping district, 9 injured

A massive explosion probably caused by a gas leak gutted a the ground floor of a building in central Paris’s shopping district on Saturday, seriously injuring at least nine ...
January 12, 2019 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

Six killed in train accident on bridge in Denmark

Six people were killed in a train accident on a bridge in Denmark on Wednesday, train operator DSB said.
January 02, 2019 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Traffic accidents kill 111 over four-day New Year holiday in Vietnam

Vietnam saw an increase in both the number of accidents and fatalities over last year’s New Year holiday.
January 02, 2019 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Russian apartment block blast kills three, dozens missing: agencies

Russian rescuers were searching for people still trapped under the rubble of a city apartment block that partly collapsed in a suspected gas blast.
December 31, 2018 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

Four thermal power plant workers suffocate to death

Four workers have died of asphyxiation while clearing mud for a thermal power plant in southern Vietnam.
December 28, 2018 | 08:46 am GMT+7
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