Police in Canada have confirmed that 14 people were killed when a lorry and a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided on Friday evening. Advertisements
At least 53 people have died in a fire that tore through a shopping and entertainment complex in the Siberian coal-mining city of Kemerovo.
A gunman, claiming to be a member of Islamic State, has taken at least one person hostage in a supermarket in Trèbes, in the south of France.
At least 38 people have died in Ethiopia after the bus they were travelling in plunged off a cliff, officials say.
A fire has killed 24 people at a drug rehabilitation centre in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, officials have said.
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.
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.