• Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    Law enforcement has failed to curb horrific bike-accident toll  
    Thailand is the deadliest country in the world for motorcyclists with a staggering average of almost 500 killed every month. Years of road-safety campaigns have failed to reduce that death toll – in fact the trend is upwards.  
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  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:19
    Sri Lanka toll revision grim sign of bombings force
    The dramatic revision of the death toll in Sri Lanka's Easter bombings, which has been cut by more than 100, is a grim indicator of the power of the deadly blasts.
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  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 19:19
    Death toll nears 300 after five of the ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of Songkran
    ROAD accidents during the first five days of the Songkran festival have left 297 people dead and 2,807 injured with drunken driving again singled out as the main cause of the accidents, according to the Road Safety Operations Centre (RSOC) on Tuesday.
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  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 18:59
    Ebola toll tops 700 in DR Congo
    Some 100 people have died in the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo over the past three weeks, taking the overall death toll in the latest outbreak past 700, according to health ministry data.
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  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:47
    Latest : Death toll in China chemical plant blast jumps to 44
    Yancheng, China - The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 44 on Friday, making it one of the country's worst industrial accidents in recent years.
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  • Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:31
    Latest : Jolo twin blasts death toll reaches 20, with 81 others injured
    OLO, Sulu — The death toll in two explosions that hit a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, Sulu on Sunday reached at least 20, with 81 others reported injured, police said. Read more: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1078076/jolo-sulu-blast-bombing-death-toll-injured-news#ixzz5dnolfHzn Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook
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  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 19:10
    Death toll from Italy helicopter-plane crash rises to 7
    Mountain rescuer workers on Saturday recovered the bodies of two people, raising the death toll from a deadly collision between a helicopter and light aircraft in the Alps to seven.
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:10
    Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 85
    Tlahuelilpan, Mexico - The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 85 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a deliberate fuel-line puncture that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline before it ignited.
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  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Fantasy ads and grim reality
    With Thailand’s outrageous per-capita road death toll each year, it is time that car manufacturers did a reality check on their television advertising.
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  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 20:00
    Fewer accidents, but death toll up this year
    Though the number of road accidents is lower this year compared to the “seven dangerous days” last year, drunk driving and speeding remain the key contributing factors in crashes and account for most of the arrests, Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda said on Wednesday.
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  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:54
    Death toll rises to 236 in first four “dangerous” days
    A total of 236 people were killed and 2,265 others injured in 2,194 road accidents over the first four days of the New Year holiday period’s “seven dangerous days”, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre (Thai RSC) reported on Monday.
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  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
    Road deaths higher in first three days
    ROAD ACCIDENTS claimed 182 lives during the first three of the so-called “seven dangerous days” associated with New Year celebrations.
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  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 12:34
    Road death toll rises to 98 on first two days of New Year holiday clampdown
    The death toll from road accidents in the first two days of the “Seven Dangerous Days” of the New Year holidays has risen to 98, while 1,024 others were injured nationwide, the transport minister said on Saturday.
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  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 14:03
     Latest : Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280
    Carita, Indonesia - Indonesian rescuers raced to find survivors Monday after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves.
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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 15:28
    Help arrives at areas struck by Sunda Strait tsunami, while death toll reaches 168
    Search and rescue and medical teams have arrived in areas struck by the Sunda Strait tsunami on Sunday, while the latest death toll has climbed to 168 as of Sunday noon.
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