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A driver deliberately plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 along a roughly mile-long (1.6-km) stretch of sidewalk thronged with pedestrians, police said, Reuters reported.
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A suicide attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 31 people, BBC reported quoting officials.
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Seventeen people have died in a dragon boat accident in southern China thought to have been caused by strong current.
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At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police said Wednesday, the latest horrific crash on India’s accident-prone roads, AFP reported.
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A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest against ecological destruction, the Associated Press reported.
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The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites, BBC reported.
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A baby has been born in China to a surrogate mother four years after his parents died in a car crash, Chinese media reported.
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At least 100 people were killed in a military plane crash in Algeria on Wednesday, local media said, Reuters reported.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Belt and Road Initiatives (BRI) may be China’s idea but its opportunities and outcomes are going to benefit the world.
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At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, BCC reported quoting rescuers and medics.
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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the dissolution of parliament on Friday, paving the way for a tough election where the embattled leader will face off against his old mentor and the country’s most seasoned campaigner Mahathir Mohamad, Reuters reported.
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