At least 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

The number of people who are presumed to have died in last week's high-rise fire in London has risen to at least 79, British police confirmed on Monday, warning that some of the victims may never be identified. Commander Stuart Cundy, of the [...]

Strong earthquake strikes Indonesia, causing damage

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, with shaking felt across the region, seismologists and residents say. No tsunami warnings have been issued. The earthquake, which struck [...]

Up to 250 migrants feared dead in latest Mediterranean shipwrecks

As many as 250 migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after two boats capsized off the coast of Libya, aid workers said on Thursday. A search is underway for a third boat which sent out a call for help. The discovery [...]

Russian plane carrying 92 people crashes off the coast of Sochi

A Russian military plane carrying nearly 100 people, including many musicians and a group of journalists, has crashed into the Black Sea just off the coast of Sochi, officials say. All are believed to have died in the crash. The Tupolev Tu-154 [...]

Explosion at fireworks market in Mexico kills at least 29

A large explosion has ripped through a fireworks market in the municipality of Tultepec in Mexico, killing at least 29 people and injuring more than 70 others, local officials say. Large plumes of smoke were billowing from the site. The incident [...]