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International community urged to show greater solidarity against Ebola crisis as death toll exceeds...

The African Union (AU) on Monday called on all Africans and international partners to show greater solidarity with communities affected by the ongoing Ebola...

Death toll from cholera in Bakassi Peninsula rises to 5

The death toll from an outbreak of cholera in Bakassi Peninsula has risen to five, while 12 others have been hospitalized, Cameroon's local health...
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Death toll from unrest in Ethiopian universities reaches 6

The death toll from unrest in Ethiopian universities has reached six, the government said on Monday. In a press statement, the...

Death toll climbs to 18 amid Chilean protests

Chilean police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons at the tens of thousands of protesters who took to the streets of Santiago...

Death toll rises to 18 in central Nigeria flood disaster

The death toll has risen to 18 due to the floods caused by persistent rainfall in central Nigeria, a local official, has confirmed. ...
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Death toll rises to 26 in south Nigeria yellow fever outbreak

The death toll of a yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria's southeastern state of Ebonyi has risen to 26, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...

Death toll in Police and Shiite clash in in Abuja rises to 11

At least eight people were killed in clashes between Shiite protesters and Nigerian police in Abuja on Monday, with a journalist and a deputy...
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Mozambique Cyclone Death Toll Could Exceed 1,000

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said on Monday that the death toll from Tropical Cyclone Idai could exceed 1,000. The National Institute for Disaster Management said...
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Zimbabwe’s Cyclone Idai Flooding Deaths Pegged At 70 with several still Missing

Zimbabwe is starting to count the losses as the death toll caused by Cyclone Idai-induced floods hit 70 across three provinces, while access to...
A woman searches for belongings at the site of a collapsed building in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, Nigeria, on March 14, 2019.PHOTO: REUTERS

Nigerian School Building Collapse Death Toll Reaches 20

Authorities said Friday 20 people have been confirmed killed in the collapse Wednesday of a three-storey building housing a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria's...
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Nigeria: School Building Collapse Death Toll Hits 18

The death toll from the collapse of a three-storey building which housed a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, has risen to 18,...
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Malawi Floods Has Claimed 45 Lives So Far

The death toll from the recent Malawi flooding disaster has reached 45, the Department of Disaster and Management Affairs (DoDMA) said Tuesday in an...
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India’s Liquor Tragedy Hits 156 Deaths

The death toll due to consumption of illicit liquor in India's northeastern state of Assam Sunday rose to 156, local government officials said. Over 200...

India launches crackdown on illicit liquor mafia

A massive crackdown has been launched in India's northeastern state of Assam to check manufacturing of illicit liquor in the aftermath of the hooch...

Brazil Dam Disaster Deaths At 166 Now While 155 Remain Missing

The death toll from Brazil's tragic dam disaster in southeast Minas Gerais state has climbed to 166, the state civil defense agency said on...

Brazil Dam Disaster Death now 58 with 305 still Missing

The death toll from Brazil's collapsed tailings dam climbed to 58, with 305 people still missing in southeast Brazil's Minas Gerais state, said local...
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Underground Mine Deaths Rises to 16

The number of people killed in the underground mine blast at Gbane in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region has risen to...

Mexico Pipeline Blast Deaths Up to 73

At least 73 people have been killed in Friday's fuel pipeline explosion in Mexico's central state of Hidalgo, said governor Omar Fayad on Saturday...
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24 Confirmed Dead in South Sudan Protests

The death toll in Sudan's protests has risen to 24, said Amer Mohamed Ibrahim, head of a Sudanese government fact-finding committee in charge of...

Indonesia tsunami deaths hits 373

The death toll of a deadly tsunami hitting Sunda Strait in western Indonesia has risen to 373, with 1,459 others injured, while rescue efforts...

Indonesia suicide bombings death toll catches 11, 41 injured

The death toll from the suicide explosions in three churches in Surabaya, the provincial capital of East Java on Friday has risen to 11,...
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Cambodia contaminated Water death toll hits 11 with 138 remain in hospital

At least 11 villagers were killed and 138 others hospitalized in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province after drinking tainted rice wine and suspected contaminated water,...

Pakistan Coal Mine Collapse deaths rises to 23

The death toll of Pakistan's two separate coal mine collapses, which took place on Saturday in southwestern Balochistan province, rose to 23, officials said...

10,121 people hospitalised and 10 reported dead in Cambodia water pollution

The death toll from drinking contaminated water in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province has risen to 10, as 121 others were hospitalized, Om Phy, deputy...

Kogi attack has left 16 people dead

At least 16 people have been confirmed dead following an attack on a farming community in the central Nigerian state of Kogi early Sunday...

Algerian military plane crash death toll hits 257

The death toll of an Algerian military plane that crashed early on Wednesday in the military airport of Boufarik, 30 km south of Algiers,...

Death toll rises to 16 after prison riot in northern Mexico

The death toll from Tuesday's riot at the Cadereyta prison in northern Mexico rose to 16 on Wednesday, the prosecutor-general of the state of...

Death toll climbs to 21 in California wildfires

The series of deadly wildfires in northern California have claimed 21 lives, Californian Governer's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) told a press conference...
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Death toll from plague rises to 48 in Madagascar

The number of people killed by plague has risen to 48 in Madagascar, authorities said on Tuesday. During the Aug. 1-Oct. 10 period, the health...
Wreckage of cars are seen at the explosion site of a gas station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 8, 2017. The number of people killed in the Saturday night gas explosion at a fuel station in Ghana's capital city Accra has gone up to six, with 35 injured, deputy spokesman of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) Prince Billy Anaglate told Xinhua on Sunday. (Xinhua/Justice Adoboe) (yk)

Death toll hits six in gas station explosion in Accra, Ghana

The number of people killed in the Saturday night gas explosion at a fuel station in Ghana's capital city Accra has gone up to...