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Germany’s death toll from road accidents hits record low in 2019

A total of 3,059 people died in road accidents in Germany in 2019, a decline of 6.6 percent compared to the previous year, the...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses his Bharatiya Janata Party's rally in New Delhi, India, on Dec. 22, 2019. Narendra Modi on Sunday refuted allegations that his government is discriminatory in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which has triggered massive protests nationwide. (Photo by Partha Sarkar/Xinhua)

Indian police issues shoot-at-sight orders as death toll reaches 13 in citizenship law-related violence

Indian police on Tuesday evening issued shoot-at-sight orders in the affected areas in New Delhi, as communal violence over the controversial citizenship law intensifies...
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South Korea raises virus alert to highest as COVID-19 cases soar to 602, death...

South Korea raised its four-tier virus alert to the highest "red" level on Sunday as the number of COVID-19 infection cases soared to 602...
Doctor Xu Fei introduces the treatment of a patient at the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, Jan. 27, 2020. The patient of the novel coronavirus pneumonia has been cured and discharged from the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University on Monday. He is the first coronavirus-infected patient that was cured in Jiangxi Province. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

South Korea confirms 123 more cases of COVID-19, 556 in total

South Korea confirmed 123 more cases of the COVID-19 on Sunday, raising the total number of infections to 556 and the death toll rose...
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Death toll from novel coronavirus rises to 4 in Iran

Four people died from infection of the novel coronavirus disease in Iran, an advisor to Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education said on...
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Death toll of attack on Ogossagou village in central Mali rises to 31

The death toll from Friday's attack on the Fulani village of Ogossagou in central Mali increased to 31, Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse confirmed...
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Death toll from Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak rises to 47

The death toll of the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has risen to 47, according to data by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control...
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Death toll on migration routes across Americas hits IOM record last year

At least 810 people died crossing deserts, rivers and remote terrain on different migration routes across the Americas in 2019, making the year one...

Death toll mounts to 37 in Brazil floods

The death toll in heavy rainfall in southeast Brazil continued to mount, reaching 37 fatal victims, civil defense authorities said Sunday. Minas Gerais...

Death toll in Ghana’s road accident rises to 34

The number of people who died in Ghana's grisly road crash accident Tuesday has risen to 34, the police have said. While...

Australian bushfire death toll rises to 27 – Scott Morrison

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed that the death toll from the nation's bushfire crisis has risen to 27. Morrison provided an...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Death toll of Indonesian capital floods rises to 66

The number of people died from floods and landslides in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its peripheral areas since the New Year's Eve...

At least 24 dead in Indonesia after bus crashes into ravine

At least 24 people were killed and 16 seriously injured after a bus plunged into a ravine in the Indonesian province of South Sumatra,...

International community urged to show greater solidarity against Ebola crisis as death toll exceeds...

The African Union (AU) on Monday called on all Africans and international partners to show greater solidarity with communities affected by the ongoing Ebola...

Death toll from cholera in Bakassi Peninsula rises to 5

The death toll from an outbreak of cholera in Bakassi Peninsula has risen to five, while 12 others have been hospitalized, Cameroon's local health...
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Death toll from unrest in Ethiopian universities reaches 6

The death toll from unrest in Ethiopian universities has reached six, the government said on Monday. In a press statement, the...

Death toll climbs to 18 amid Chilean protests

Chilean police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons at the tens of thousands of protesters who took to the streets of Santiago...

Death toll rises to 18 in central Nigeria flood disaster

The death toll has risen to 18 due to the floods caused by persistent rainfall in central Nigeria, a local official, has confirmed. ...
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Death toll rises to 26 in south Nigeria yellow fever outbreak

The death toll of a yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria's southeastern state of Ebonyi has risen to 26, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...

Death toll in Police and Shiite clash in in Abuja rises to 11

At least eight people were killed in clashes between Shiite protesters and Nigerian police in Abuja on Monday, with a journalist and a deputy...
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Mozambique Cyclone Death Toll Could Exceed 1,000

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said on Monday that the death toll from Tropical Cyclone Idai could exceed 1,000. The National Institute for Disaster Management said...
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Zimbabwe’s Cyclone Idai Flooding Deaths Pegged At 70 with several still Missing

Zimbabwe is starting to count the losses as the death toll caused by Cyclone Idai-induced floods hit 70 across three provinces, while access to...
A woman searches for belongings at the site of a collapsed building in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, Nigeria, on March 14, 2019.PHOTO: REUTERS

Nigerian School Building Collapse Death Toll Reaches 20

Authorities said Friday 20 people have been confirmed killed in the collapse Wednesday of a three-storey building housing a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria's...
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Nigeria: School Building Collapse Death Toll Hits 18

The death toll from the collapse of a three-storey building which housed a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, has risen to 18,...
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Malawi Floods Has Claimed 45 Lives So Far

The death toll from the recent Malawi flooding disaster has reached 45, the Department of Disaster and Management Affairs (DoDMA) said Tuesday in an...
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India’s Liquor Tragedy Hits 156 Deaths

The death toll due to consumption of illicit liquor in India's northeastern state of Assam Sunday rose to 156, local government officials said. Over 200...

India launches crackdown on illicit liquor mafia

A massive crackdown has been launched in India's northeastern state of Assam to check manufacturing of illicit liquor in the aftermath of the hooch...

Brazil Dam Disaster Deaths At 166 Now While 155 Remain Missing

The death toll from Brazil's tragic dam disaster in southeast Minas Gerais state has climbed to 166, the state civil defense agency said on...

Brazil Dam Disaster Death now 58 with 305 still Missing

The death toll from Brazil's collapsed tailings dam climbed to 58, with 305 people still missing in southeast Brazil's Minas Gerais state, said local...
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Underground Mine Deaths Rises to 16

The number of people killed in the underground mine blast at Gbane in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region has risen to...