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Destroyed train carriages are seen at the site of a crash, where two trains collided, near the city of Larissa, Greece, March 1, 2023.

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Hard Numbers: Greek train crash, US attaches strings to chip cash, Serbia and Kosovo outline peace, camel copies for sale

43: At least 43 people are dead after a passenger train carrying people from Athens, Greece, to the northern city of Thessaloniki collided head-on with a freight train. A provincial stationmaster has already been arrested as part of the initial investigation. Greek rail unions have long complained about staffing shortfalls and outdated equipment.

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13 vehicles trapped by Fraser's Hill landslides, no injuries

January 03, 2021 9:54 PM

KUANTAN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Police said that a total of 13 vehicles were trapped between two landslides along Jalan Raub-Bukit Fraser (Fraser's Hill), about 230km from Kuantan at around 1.30pm Sunday (Jan 3) afternoon.

10 persons die after building collapses in India

January 03, 2021 8:52 PM

NEW DELHI (XINHUA) - At least 10 people died and many injured in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday (Jan 3) when a building collapsed on them, a local police official said.

Boy killed on Deepavali eve after running into cousin's knife

November 16, 2020 8:20 AM

IPOH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Deepavali will not be the same for Mr D. Mathialagan after he lost his nephew in a freak knife accident on the eve of the celebration.

Huge India oil well fire extinguished after five months

November 15, 2020 10:30 PM

NEW DELHI (AFP) - A massive oil well fire that has raged for more than five months in northeast India has finally been extinguished, officials said on Sunday (Nov 15).

22 wedding guests killed in Pakistan rickshaw accident

November 12, 2020 12:14 AM

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (AFP) - Twenty-two wedding guests were killed when the rickshaw they were riding in fell into a canal in northwestern Pakistan, police said on Wednesday (Nov 11) at the end of a recovery mission.

Mother of Irish girl found dead in Malaysia says daughter may have been abducted

November 11, 2020 6:22 PM

The mother questioned official findings that no foul play was involved in her daughter's death.

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