A fire has killed 24 people at a drug rehabilitation centre in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, officials have said.
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Syrian government forces have killed more than 500 civilians during a week of intense bombardment of a rebel enclave near Damascus, activists say.
Three police officers were killed in Tehran on Monday, a police spokesman said, as clashes broke out with members of a Muslim religious order seen as a threat to the Shi’ite theocratic establishment.
At least 94 people have been killed in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the space of 24 hours.
At least 17 people have been killed following the collapse of a large rubbish mound onto homes in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo.
Four people have been killed, and a further four injured, following a shooting at a Christian church in the Russian republic of Dagestan.
Sixty-six people on board a passenger plane that crashed in Iran’s Zargos mountains are feared to have been killed.
At least 17 people are now believed to have been killed, and more injured, after a school shooting in the US state of Florida.
A school shooting in the US state of Florida is understood to have caused a number of casualties, according to reports.
Several people have been injured, and a suspect has been taken into custody, after a car crashed outside the US National Security Agency’s headquarters.