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LONDON (BNO NEWS) — One person was killed on Monday afternoon as parts of the United Kingdom were battered by the remnants of Hurricane Katia, officials and forecasters said. Damage and flooding was also reported.

Katia emerged in the far eastern Atl…

BAGNOIS-SUR-CEZE, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) — One person was killed and several others were injured after an explosion at a nuclear installation in southeastern France, officials said. There were no radiation leaks.

The explosion happened at around 12.30 p.m…

BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) — Five people were confirmed dead after an apartment building collapsed in central Thailand due to heavy rainfall, local media reported on Monday.

The two-story building, located in the Takaosan subdistrict of Thailand’s …

HEFEI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) — Nine people were killed on Sunday afternoon and more than two dozen others were injured after a bus rear-ended a cement-mixing truck in eastern China, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

The accident happened at aroun…

KARBALA (BNO NEWS) — An Iraqi woman has given birth to a baby girl who has one eye and no nose, local media reported on Sunday. It is the second time the woman gave birth to a deformed child.

Doctors said the baby was recently born at the Women and D…

JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) — An Indonesian Army helicopter carrying five people went missing on Saturday while searching for a small plane which crashed in Indonesia’s Papua region a day earlier, local media reported on Sunday.

The Bell 412 helic…

CHANGSHA, CHINA (BNO NEWS) — The death toll has risen to eleven after a ferry boat carrying dozens of students sank on a river in central China late Friday afternoon, state-run media reported on Saturday.

The accident happened shortly after the ferry…

JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) — Two foreigners are missing after their small plane carrying supplies to a remote area crashed during bad weather conditions in Indonesia’s Papua region on Friday afternoon, officials said.

The aircraft, a Cessna 108 B…

MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) — Ten workers have gone missing from an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico as they were being evacuated ahead of Tropical Storm Nate, Mexican state oil company PetrĂ³leos Mexicanos (PEMEX) said on Friday.

Pemex said in a statement t…

WENLING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) — Seven people were killed on early Friday morning when a large fire broke out at a shoe factory in eastern China, state-run media reported.

The fire broke out at around 4.47 a.m. local time at the Xinzhuo Shoe Industry Co. …

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