More than 700 pilgrims were killed in a crush at Haj on Thursday, the deadliest such incident since 1990. Here are some other fatal events at Haj in past years.
December 1975 - A cooking gas cylinder explodes in t
Natural disasters like March's earthquake in Japan will cost the global economy a record $350 billion this year, with losses for the insurance industry second only to 2005 when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Swiss Re said.
Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters cost the insurance industry $43 billion in 2010, Swiss Re, the world's second-biggest reinsurer, said on Tuesday, revising up an earlier estimate.
Swiss Re also revised down its estimate of w