Man killed after disturbing 100-pound hive of bees in Arizona

A man was stung to death after an enormous 100-pound beehive was disturbed at an Arizona home on Thursday. The fire department received the call around noon on Thursday after reports of a bee swarm with at least six people stung. They described it as “a large open hive, estimated around 100

Shots fired outside Berlin store, several injured

Shots were fired in a violent clash at a store car park in northern Berlin on Friday, leaving four people injured, the Berliner Zeitung reported. The perpetrator was on the run, it said, adding the injured included three men and a woman.   Of the injured, one person was stabbed with a knif

At least 18 die after truck crashes into bus in India

At least 18 people were killed, 24 injured when a truck rammed into a double-decker bus on the side of a highway in northern India, police said on Wednesday. Fifteen injured are in serious condition and have been referred to the Trauma Centre in Lucknow.   The accident occurred overnight i

10 killed, including 6 Chinese, in Pakistan bus accident

A bus carrying Chinese and Pakistani construction workers on a slippery mountainous road in northwest Pakistan fell into a ravine Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, including six Chinese nationals, a government official said.At least 36 people were also injured in the accident in the Kohistan

At least 12 killed as bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

A bus carrying Afghan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants crashed in eastern Turkey early on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 26 others, local authorities said.The crash occurred in Van province's Muradiye district near the Turkish border with Iran, where the vehicle caught fire aft

9 killed when skydiving plane crashes in Sweden

A small plane carrying skydivers crashed outside the Swedish city of Orebro on Thursday night, killing all nine people on board, police said.The dead included the pilot and eight passengers, police said. The victims were members of a local skydiving club, according to Orebro County Governor Maria

Nine bodies recovered from plane crash in far eastern Russia

A search team recovered the bodies of nine people on Wednesday after a passenger plane crashed in Russia’s remote far eastern Kamchatka peninsula. The An-26 plane flying from Kamchatka’s main city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the coastal town of Palana with 28 people on board disapp

Philippine air force Blackhawk helicopter crashes, killing 6

A recently delivered Philippine assault helicopter crashed during a night training exercise north of Manila, killing all six air force personnel on board, officials said Thursday.Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said it was still unknown why the S-70i Blackhawk helicopter carrying three pilots a

3 girls die in California accident

Authorities in the US state of California are looking for a driver who ran over 3 girls, killing them and seriously injuring a fourth girl, and then fled the scene. ABC News reported that the three girls are Willow Sanchez, 11, Daytona Brunas, 12, and Sandra Mazer, 13. Natalie Cole, 14, is in hos

Egypt officials: Fire at juvenile detention kills 6 children

A fire broke out Thursday at a juvenile detention center in Egypt’s capital of Cairo, killing at least six children, officials said.The officials said the fire followed a fist-fight between two children in one ward at the facility, located in the city’s Marj district. More than two doz

Italy probes cable car crash as lone child survivor recovers

Italy’s transport minister was heading Monday to the scene of a cable car disaster that killed 14 people when the lead cable apparently snapped and the cabin careened back down the mountain until it pulled off the line and crashed to the ground.The lone survivor of Sunday’s horrific in

At least eight killed in Egypt building collapse

CAIRO: A multi-storey building collapsed in the Egyptian capital early Saturday, leaving at least eight people dead and injuring two dozen, Al Arabiya reported.  Police cordoned off the area in Cairo’s Gesr al-Suez district while civil defense and ambulance forces sifted through the rub

2 killed, 13 wounded at party on Chicago’s South Side

Gunfire erupted at a party on Chicago’s South Side early Sunday, killing two people and wounding 13 others in what authorities say may have been a gang-related shooting.Officers responded at around 4:40 a.m. to reports of a shooting at a towing company where the party took place, police said

Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of the event, police said on Saturday. The bird had a knife attached to its leg ready to take on an opponent when it inflicted serious injuries to the man's gr

United's Boeing 777 showers debris across Colorado after engine failure

A Boeing 777-200 operated by United Airlines made an emergency return to Denver International Airport on Saturday following an engine failure that rained debris on a city suburb. The airline said no-one aboard was injured. United Flight 328 was headed from Denver to Honolulu when the incident occ

At least 20 dead as power outages leave millions shivering in US cold snap

Winter weather that has overwhelmed power grids unprepared for climate change and left millions in US without electricity in record-breaking cold kept its grip on the nation's midsection on Wednesday. At least 20 people have died, some while struggling to find warmth inside their homes. In the Ho

Flooding kills 28 workers at garment factory in Morocco

Heavy rains flooded an illegal garment factory in Morocco, killing at least 28 workers. Emergency workers saved 10 people from the factory, in the basement of a residential villa in Tangier. Rescuers searched for others who might have been trapped in the sudden flooding. The total number of labo

15 workers killed as truck runs them over in India

An out-of-control dumper truck crushed fifteen people to death as they slept by the roadside early on Tuesday in western India, authorities said. The dead included a baby girl, eight women and six men, said police official Usha Rada in the Suraj district of Gujarat state. Six others were injured.