• 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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  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 15:24
    Drunk driving and speeding top road toll of 2,761 accidents in five days
    The 2,761 road accidents nationwide over the first five days of the New Year holidays have claimed 314 lives and maimed 2,848 others, Public Health Ministry deputy permanent secretary Dr Prapon Tangsrikertikul said on Tuesday.
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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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  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 16:21
    Jams greet highway toll waiver
    The Bangkok-Chon Buri motorway suffered congestion after the Highway Department's waived tolls for the New Year holiday.
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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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  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    At least 222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia
    Carita, Indonesia - A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further.
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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 15:39
    Updated: 'Volcano' tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia
    Carita, Indonesia- A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed at least 168 people when it slammed without warning into popular beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, cutting a swathe of destruction and triggering mass panic as it swept inland.
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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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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 13:08
    Latest : Indonesia's volcanic tsunami death toll rises to 62
    Carita, Indonesia - A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed 62 people and injured hundreds more as it slammed without warning into tourist beaches and coastal areas around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, sending panicked holidaymakers and residents fleeing.
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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 01:00
    France's 'yellow vests' block borders ahead of Christmas
    Three days from Christmas, French "yellow vests" turned out in small numbers for a sixth Saturday of protests in cities and border points as a fatal road accident brought the death toll to 10 since the movement began last month.
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  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    60 deaths a day still a stain on improved road toll ranking
    THAILAND has seen fewer road casualties this year but remains the world’s ninth-most dangerous nation when road accidents are in the picture, according to a report compiled by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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