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At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people have been left homeless by the 4.8-magnitude earthquake that struck towns near the Mount Etna volcano, Italy's Civil Protection Agency said Thursday.

11,000 people missing in Germany, thousands of them young refugees

11,000 people missing in Germany, thousands of them young refugees

More than 11,000 people are listed as missing in Germany, including some 7,000 who are under the age of 18, federal law enforcement officials said.

Three migrants die as Greek people-smugglers' van crashes

Three migrants die as Greek people-smugglers' van crashes

Three migrants were killed in a traffic accident involving a people-smugglers' van on Thursday in northern Greece, meaning that, in the past two months, 16 people have been killed in Greece ...

Beyonce, Bollywood, Hillary as India's richest daughter weds

Beyonce, Bollywood, Hillary as India's richest daughter weds

Topping anything in hit film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, the only daughter of India's richest man ties the knot Wednesday after days of lavish celebrations that included a Beyonce concert in a lakeside palace.

At least 7 people missing after cargo ship sinks off Indonesian coast

At least 7 people missing after cargo ship sinks off Indonesian coast

A search is underway Sunday in central Indonesia for seven missing crew members of a cargo ship that sank in the waters off Sumbawa island.

Over 20,000 people vaccinated against flu within a week

Over 20,000 people vaccinated against flu within a week

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has called on all citizens and residents aged 6 months and older and people who are most vulnerable to complications of influenza to receive seasonal flu vaccine.

World hunger 'on the rise,' UN says - 821 million people affected

World hunger 'on the rise,' UN says - 821 million people affected

Some 821 million people - one in nine of the world's population - did not have enough food to eat in 2017, UN agencies said on Tuesday, in a report decrying increasing global hunger rates.

Six people killed as California wildfire spreads

Six people killed as California wildfire spreads

A 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren were among six people killed when a wildfire engulfed entire communities in northern California, officials and family members said.

Hurricane Maria killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll: study

Hurricane Maria killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll: study

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4,600 people, some 70 times higher than official estimates, US researchers said Tuesday.

Bollywood greats Bachchan, Kapoor reunite after 27 years

Bollywood greats Bachchan, Kapoor reunite after 27 years

Two of Bollywood's greatest stars, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor, will share a screen together for the first time in almost three decades when comedy ‘102 Not Out’ is released Friday.

US 'Burning Man' festival founder dead after stroke

US 'Burning Man' festival founder dead after stroke

Larry Harvey, the man who founded the popular Burning Man countercultural festival, died Saturday after suffering a massive stroke in early April, event organizers said. He was 70.

India tennis star Sania Mirza announces pregnancy

India tennis star Sania Mirza announces pregnancy

Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced she is pregnant, describing herself as ‘ecstatic’ but giving no indication whether she would retire from the sport.