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October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

Death toll from blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu hits 276

More than 276 people are killed by twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, officials say, marking the deadliest attacks since an Islamist...

August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017

Death toll in South Asia flooding rises to 245

The death toll in flooding and landslides that devastated parts of northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh over the past few days has risen to 245, while millions of others have been...

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops as flood toll climbs to 169

Thousands of Sri Lankan troops battle to get relief supplies to nearly half a million people displaced by the island's worst flooding in well over a decade, as death toll rises to 169.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Paris on alert as swollen River Seine reaches peak levels

The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris reached its highest level in three decades, spilling its banks and prompting the Louvre museum to shut its doors and evacuate artworks in its basement.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Ecuador quake toll at 272, 'certain to rise'

At least 272 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Voting was free, fair: Minister on UP polls

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan verses a chorus with the Election Commission claiming that the second phase of union parishad elections was free and fair.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Clean-up begins in Fiji after cyclone

A clean-up operation begins after the most severe cyclone to hit Fiji in living memory killed at least 20. Rescue workers say that number could rise as some of the worst-hit outlying islands have...

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

East Asia cold snap 'kills 85 in Taiwan'

A cold snap sweeping across East Asia kills at least 85 people in Taiwan and stranded 60,000 tourists in South Korea.

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

Gazipur factory fire death toll rises to 6

Another person who was burnt in a fire at a factory of Pubail in Tongi of Gazipur dies. Abdul Kader, 60, succumbed to his injuries at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Indonesian ferry accident death toll climbs to 63

The death toll from a ferry disaster in central Indonesia rises to 63 with a handful of people still missing as the search and rescue operation winds down, an official says.