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 [...]

Dozens feared dead after fire at warehouse party in Oakland

Dozens of people are feared to have been killed after a fire broke out during a party at a converted warehouse in Oakland, California. Recovery efforts are ongoing to determine the exact number of casualties. The incident began at about 11:32 [...]

Plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia, killing 76

A chartered plane carrying Brazilian football team Chapecoense has crashed in northwest Colombia, killing at least 76 people, local officials say. Only five people, including three football players, are believed to have survived. The accident [...]