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Probe ordered into Qatar stadium site death

The organising committee of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has launched an inquiry into the death of a worker at the under-construction Al Wakrah stadium, said a report. This is the first time that the Qatari authorities have announc

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Hurricane Matthew wreaks havoc across Haiti

Hurricane Matthew, recorded as the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, has claimed the lives of over 300 people in Haiti, on Friday, a report said. Initially categorised as a Category 4 storm, the hurricane downgraded to a

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Kuwait Airways flight makes emergency landing in Dhaka

A Kuwait Airways flight en route to Bangkok was forced to make an emergency landing at Dhaka International Airport, Bangladesh after a passenger died mid-air, said a report. According to a report in WAM, flight 411 resume

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11 killed in clashes over militant's death in Kashmir

At least 11 protesters died as crowds angered by the killing of a separatist militant clashed with armed police in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday, torching buildings and blocking streets, security officials said.

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Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 281: Health minister

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

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Qatar probes death at World Cup site

The organisers of Qatar's 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian labourer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions. Labourer Jaleshwar Prasad, 48, fell unconsciou

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Is death reversible?

We are repeatedly told through the medical establishment that brain death is “irreversible” and should be considered the end of the line. Or is it? Two biosciences companies are studying a clinical intervention in the state of death.

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Death by overwork on the rise in Japan

Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or "karoshi", a phenomenon previously associated with the long-suffering "salary man" that is increasingly afflicting young and female

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Death by overwork on the rise in Japan

Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or "karoshi", a phenomenon previously associated with the long-suffering "salary man" that is increasingly afflicting young and female

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Death toll in India flyover collapse rises to 23

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.  

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