Storm hits Costa Rica, killing 9 and causes landslides
07 October 2017 | 12:00 pm
Storm hits Costa Rica, killing 9 and causes landslides.
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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop of Osnabrück Franz-Josef Bode, who has faced heavy criticism over his handling of sexual abuse cases. In departing, Bode admitted he had made mistakes.
Formula One fans in Melbourne climbed fences and squeezed through security lines. Australia's Grand Prix boss has promised a full investigation and said that the incident "could have been horrific."
Authorities said low visibility contributed to a large pileup on Interstate 55 in the US state of Illinois. The incident caused at least six deaths and an investigation is now underway.
A giant tree that towered over Sierra Leone's capital for centuries and symbolized freedom to its early residents crashed down overnight during a heavy rainstorm.
Authorities advised nearly 1.3 million people across Japan to evacuate after Tropical Storm Mawar lashed Okinawa causing in injuries to eight people.
Authorities in Somalia say 6 civilians and 3 police officers have been killed in an extremist attack in Mogadishu. Militants stormed an upscale hotel and took hostages. According to security forces, more than 84 people have been freed in the rescue operation.
A severe weather system has battered southern Brazil leaving at least 11 people dead while searches are taking place for 20 others who are missing.
A violent summer storm swept across the Netherlands, severely affecting air and train traffic. At least one person died in the town of Haarlem.
At least seven people have died amid heavy storms, floods, and landslides across Slovenia, Austria and Croatia. Further north, the extreme weather caused power outages and travel delays.
The death toll includes nine people killed when a Hindu temple collapsed in Shimla. The state of Himachal Pradesh has been witnessing widespread destruction due to erratic and extreme rainfall this year.
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