A Canadian helicopter pilot has died, after falling into a crevasse, on a remote ice shelf, whilst refueling a depot, in Antarctica.
At least one person has died, and dozens were wounded, after a woman deliberately drove her car onto a sidewalk, in Las Vegas, in the state of Nevada, United States.
At least five British citizens have been killed, after a whale-watching boat, carrying 27 passengers, sank in Canada.
A policeman has died, and a further 23 officers are injured, following a labour dispute, at a gold mine, in Nicaragua.
At least six people have been killed, and a further six are wounded, following an explosion, at a fireworks factory, in Spain.
At least 13 people have been killed, and a further 250 injured, following two large explosions, at a port area, in the Chinese city of Tianjin.
At least two people have been killed, and a further three injured, following gunfire at a Toronto nightclub, during an annual festival after-party.
A Lebanese man has become the second person to be arrested by authorities in Cyprus over the discovery of five tonnes of chemical fertilisers, capable of being made into explosives.
A small town in North Dakota has been evacuated, following the derailment of and fire on board a train carrying crude oil.
At least 19 people have been killed in the northwest region of Tanzania, following the collapse of an illegal gold mine.