Egypt is discussing with global shipping firms plans to rework the way it charges vessels to pass through the Suez Canal, offering discounts for advance payments as it seeks to raise much-needed hard currency from a struggling industry, said a r
A bomb at a hospital in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Monday killed 45 people and wounded more than 50, the provincial health minister said, significantly raising the casualty toll from initial estimates.
The death toll from a massive suicide bombing in Baghdad over the weekend has reached 281, Iraq's Health Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
The attack, claimed by the militant group Islamic State, which the government i
The death toll in the collapse of a flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata rose to 23, after rescuers worked through the night with cranes and jackhammers to clear huge slabs of steel and concrete.
Volkswagen said it would reduce its capital spending to no more than €12 billion ($12.8 billion) next year as it grapples with the multi-billion-euro costs of its emissions crisis.
It will increase spendin
The deadly crush that occurred at the haj near Makkah last month killed at least 2,070 people, nearly triple the number accounted for in a death toll maintained by Saudi authorities, a Reuters tally indicated on Thursday.
The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake rose steadily past 6,200 on Friday as fresh aftershocks and the stench of rotting bodies made it hard for nervous survivors to return to their homes.
Disposal of the hundreds
The death toll from a TransAsia Airways plane that crashed into a Taipei river shortly after taking off has risen to 31, Taiwanese officials said, and could rise further with 12 people still missing.
TransAsia Flight GE235, carryi
More than 191,000 people were killed in the first three years of Syria's civil war, a UN report said on Friday, and the world body's human rights envoy rebuked leading powers for failing to halt what she branded a "wholly avoidable
The Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) coronavirus has killed at least 10 people in the UAE since March last year, the UAE health minister was quoted as saying.
The virus has infected a total of 68 people so far, a Gulf News