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
Campaigners are warning that Bahrain could record its highest sickle cell death toll this year, with an average of more than six patients dying every month since January.
Two Bahraini patients - Wajeeha Al Jamr
The death toll in Syria's three-year conflict has exceeded 150,000, an activist group said yesterday as fighting raged across the country, including an attack in the north that killed 31 people including nine children.
The likely death toll from a devastating weekend landslide in Washington state rose to 24 on Tuesday after rescue workers recovered two bodies and believed they had located eight more, the local fire chief said.
As many as 176 peo