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China raises Beijing storm toll to 77 after outcry
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China raises Beijing storm toll to 77 after outcry

Jul 28th 2012, 1:07 PM 2,856 Views 2 Comments

The death toll of Beijing’s flash floods has been raised after public questioning of the tally.

Syria latest: defections, Turkish roadblocks and a Russian outburst
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Syria latest: defections, Turkish roadblocks and a Russian outburst

Jul 25th 2012, 12:28 PM 2,779 Views 6 Comments

Violence continues to rage in the commercial capital of Aleppo.

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo
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Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo

Jul 22nd 2012, 11:14 AM 1,759 Views 2 Comments

Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.

Ten die in record rains in Beijing
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Ten die in record rains in Beijing

Jul 22nd 2012, 7:43 AM 2,394 Views 2 Comments

The death toll across China has reached 20.

US, Russia hold talks on Syria
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US, Russia hold talks on Syria

Jun 29th 2012, 8:50 PM 3,085 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, violence continues in Syria with activists stating it has been a particularly bloody week around the nation’s capital.

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq
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At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

Jun 13th 2012, 9:05 AM 561 Views 0 Comments

Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash
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Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash

Jun 4th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,642 Views 7 Comments

The airliner crashed into a densely-populated area of Lagos yesterday.

Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down
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Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down

Mar 10th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,410 Views 7 Comments

Kofi Annan and President Assad’s meeting came to a deadlock in the capital city.

More than 200 killed in Republic of Congo blasts
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More than 200 killed in Republic of Congo blasts

Mar 4th 2012, 6:19 PM 3,228 Views 1 Comment

A munitions depot in Brazzaville caught fire, officials have said.

Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states
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Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states

Mar 3rd 2012, 6:29 PM 3,348 Views 5 Comments

At least 37 people have been killed as the tornadoes destroyed everything in their paths on Friday.

UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria
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UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria

Feb 29th 2012, 9:44 AM 487 Views 5 Comments

A top UN official has said that over 7500 people have died so far in the ongoing violence.

A year on: Christchurch remembers earthquake victims
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A year on: Christchurch remembers earthquake victims

Feb 22nd 2012, 8:29 AM 1,080 Views 2 Comments

The 185 people who perished in the quake were remembered at memorial services and community events across the country today.

Charred bodies and broken beds: Horror of Honduras prison fire emerges
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Charred bodies and broken beds: Horror of Honduras prison fire emerges

Feb 16th 2012, 6:49 PM 3,243 Views 3 Comments

Survivors have described the scenes inside the packed cells as the blaze tore through the jail.

Prison fire in Honduras kills hundreds
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Prison fire in Honduras kills hundreds

Feb 15th 2012, 12:31 PM 1,811 Views 6 Comments

Some prisoners burned to death and others suffocated in their cells, said officials.

Syria sets date for referendum on draft constitution
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Syria sets date for referendum on draft constitution

Feb 15th 2012, 10:51 AM 717 Views 4 Comments

Read President Assad’s rambling statement on the future of the country. Plus, rare non-government images from inside Syria.

More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs
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More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs

Feb 6th 2012, 8:05 AM 740 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the US has called China and Russia’s veto on a UN resolution on Syria a “travesty”.

Bomb kills 30 pilgrims in Iraq
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Bomb kills 30 pilgrims in Iraq

Jan 14th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,178 Views 2 Comments

It is still unclear if the blast was caused by a suicide attacker or roadside bomb.

Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, 3 bodies found
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Cruise ship runs aground off Italy, 3 bodies found

Jan 14th 2012, 7:45 AM 11,736 Views 29 Comments

An Irish couple were on board the cruise liner but the DFA has confirmed they were not hurt in the accident.

Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates
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Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates

Dec 26th 2011, 1:24 PM 702 Views 5 Comments

Activists have claimed that between 13 and 20 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

More than 1,000 people still missing after Philippines floods
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More than 1,000 people still missing after Philippines floods

Dec 23rd 2011, 2:07 PM 725 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Government has issued an appeal for over US$28 million to help victims of the storm.

At least 150 dead after two days of violence in Syria
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At least 150 dead after two days of violence in Syria

Dec 21st 2011, 9:13 AM 590 Views 2 Comments

Activists have said that 84 people died on Tuesday as security forces opened fire on protesters and army defectors.

Syria calls for Arab summit on deepening unrest
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Syria calls for Arab summit on deepening unrest

Nov 13th 2011, 12:53 PM 166 Views 2 Comments

Saturday’s raids on the Saudi and Qatari raids have been condemned while thousands of pro-regime supporters take to the streets.

Accidental blast at Iranian arms depot kills 15
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Accidental blast at Iranian arms depot kills 15

Nov 12th 2011, 2:15 PM 127 Views 4 Comments

The explosion occurred as munitions were being transported.

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
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Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

Nov 3rd 2011, 9:41 PM 201 Views 3 Comments

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

Turkey quake death toll rises to 534
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Turkey quake death toll rises to 534

Oct 27th 2011, 2:02 PM 136 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, rain and snow has caused further difficulties for survivors and rescue teams.

Arab League to discuss suspending Syria
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Arab League to discuss suspending Syria

Oct 16th 2011, 4:40 PM 124 Views 2 Comments

Officials have called an emergency meeting to discuss putting more pressure on Syria’s government to end its bloody crackdown on anti-regime protesters.

Typhoon Nesat kills at least 20 in the Philippines
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Typhoon Nesat kills at least 20 in the Philippines

Sep 28th 2011, 10:51 AM 368 Views 1 Comment

As the clean-up begins in the Philippines, the death toll from the storm has risen to 20 people, while another 35 are still unaccounted for.

Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN
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Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN

Sep 12th 2011, 3:11 PM 612 Views 1 Comment

Navi Pillay told the Human Rights Council in Geneva today that at least 2,600 people have been killed in Syria since unrest broke out in mid-March.

Syrian forces kill six as Turkey warns Assad of his future demise
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Syrian forces kill six as Turkey warns Assad of his future demise

Aug 29th 2011, 4:43 PM 346 Views 1 Comment

Turkey tells Damascus to look at Tunisia, Egypt – and now Libya – as warnings on the future collapse of the Assad regime.

At least 22 dead in Syria as troops open fire on protestors
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At least 22 dead in Syria as troops open fire on protestors

Aug 19th 2011, 7:18 PM 121 Views 1 Comment

Activist groups have said that at least 22 people have died today as demonstrations against the current government continue across Syria today.

41 people die after storms hit the Philippines
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41 people die after storms hit the Philippines

Jul 29th 2011, 2:47 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

The storms hit the Philippines for three days, causing landslides and knocking down trees and buildings.

Death toll in Norway reduced to 76
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Death toll in Norway reduced to 76

Jul 25th 2011, 4:49 PM 559 Views 5 Comments

Police have reduced the death toll for the island of Utoya, saying that a confusing situation had led to an incorrect figure being released.

Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60
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Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60

Mar 11th 2011, 12:40 PM 377 Views 0 Comments

Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster
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Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster

Mar 11th 2011, 10:13 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand death toll rises to 147 with one Irish man still missing in Christchurch
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New Zealand death toll rises to 147 with one Irish man still missing in Christchurch

Feb 27th 2011, 2:30 PM 616 Views 0 Comments

The number of dead has risen to 147 in the earthquake-struck city, as rescue crews continue to search for survivors including one Irishman.

Rescue efforts continue in Christchurch as death toll reaches 145
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Rescue efforts continue in Christchurch as death toll reaches 145

Feb 26th 2011, 12:33 PM 362 Views 0 Comments

Over 200 people, including one Irish man, are still missing after last week’s 6.3 quake.

Army brought onto streets to quell Tunisian riots
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Army brought onto streets to quell Tunisian riots

Jan 12th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,265 Views 0 Comments

Interior Minister fired after scores of people killed in three weeks of protest over unemployment.

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'
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Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'

Nov 16th 2010, 11:33 AM 232 Views 0 Comments

Some 64 people dead under concrete remains of block called an ‘accident waiting to happen’.

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