An explosion rocked a Hindu temple in Kollam district in Kerala early Sunday, the last day of an annual week-long festival. Photo: reuters

India temple fire kills more than 100 people

An explosion and blaze sparked by fireworks have killed at least 100 people at a Hindu temple in the Indian state of Kerala, police say. NEW DELHI (India) — More than 100... Read more »
A 2010 photograph of a Tara Air DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft, similar to one that crashed in Nepal.

Nepal plane crash kills all 23 aboard

Children are among 23 people dead after a small aircraft crashed while flying over a mountain range in Nepal KATHMANDU (Nepal) – A small plane crashed in Nepal on Wednesday in a... Read more »
The scene at the site of the crash was one of total devastation. Photo: DPA

At least 10 dead, 80 injured in Germany train crash

At least ten people were killed after two trains collided head-on in southern Germany on Tuesday, and about 80 others were injured, according to reports. Police said there were about 150 passengers on... Read more »

Hoverboard fire burned down Melbourne house

A family has had a lucky escape after a hoverboard caught fire and nearly burnt their home in Melbourne’s north-west to the ground. A hoverboard bought as a Christmas present has spelled... Read more »
Firefighters at the crash scene on the corner of Barkly and Gordon streets. Photo Source:News Corp Australia

Man dies, woman injured, as Footscray explosion triggers crash with five cars

Police say an oxyacetylene cylinder may have exploded, causing nearby buildings’ windows to blow out and scattering debris in Footscray. One man has died after an explosion in the truck he was... Read more »

Indonesia ferry sinks: 80 missing, 3 dead, dozens rescued

Rescuers pulled out 39 survivors from a passenger boat that sank in the nation’s central region. The boat was carrying 110 passengers and 12 crew members, including 14 children MAKASSAR, Indonesia — A... Read more »