Accidents
Iran passenger jet catches fire at Tehran airport; no injuries reported

Iran passenger jet catches fire at Tehran airport; no injuries reported

A passenger plane carrying 100 people aboard has caught fire after landing at Tehran's Mehrabad airport, but there have been no reports of injuries.
20 March 19 - 05:31
Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president says 1,000 may have died

Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president says 1,000 may have died

It made landfall close to the port city of Beira on Thursday with winds of up to 177 km/h (106 mph), but aid teams only reached the city on Sunday.
18 March 19 - 21:36
Indonesia: Death toll climbs to 79 in Papua floods

Indonesia: Death toll climbs to 79 in Papua floods

Death toll from floods in eastern Indonesia rose to 79 on Monday, according to national disaster management agency.
18 March 19 - 19:33
At least 70 dead in floods in eastern Indonesia

At least 70 dead in floods in eastern Indonesia

At least 70 people have died and 59 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, the country's national disaster agency said ...
17 March 19 - 22:52
At least nine killed in Brazil grade school shooting, including five children

At least nine killed in Brazil grade school shooting, including five children

At least nine people were killed at a Brazilian elementary school where two young men were seen entering the building and firing weapons early on Wednesday, according to São Paulo police.
13 March 19 - 19:20
Continuing the Battle against Drugs

Continuing the Battle against Drugs

The Counter- Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) have seized 25kg of illicit drugs during several separate Counter- Narcotics operations.
5 March 19 - 13:52
UN says heavy rains, floods kill 20 in southern Afghanistan

UN says heavy rains, floods kill 20 in southern Afghanistan

A U.N. humanitarian agency says at least 20 people died as heavy rains and flooding over the past few days swept away their homes and cars in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province.
3 March 19 - 13:30
Police forces dismantle illegal alcohol distillation plant in Kandahar city

Police forces dismantle illegal alcohol distillation plant in Kandahar city

The police forces have discovered and dismantled an illegal alcohol distillation plant in southern Kandahar city, the local security officials said.
18 February 19 - 10:16
Fire kills 8 slum dwellers in Bangladesh

Fire kills 8 slum dwellers in Bangladesh

A fire at a slum in southeastern Bangladesh killed at least eight people early on Sunday, emergency officials said.
18 February 19 - 06:35
Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Afghanistan, Pakistan; mild tremors felt in parts of North India

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Afghanistan, Pakistan; mild tremors felt in parts of North India

The quake was felt in Kabul and several cities in Pakistan.
2 February 19 - 21:13