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20 Dec
On October 29, a night when the streets of South Korea's capital Seoul were packed with Halloween revellers, 158 people were crushed to death in a narrow alley and nearly 200 others were injured. Most of the victims were in their twenties and thirties and had come to the popular nightlife district of Itaewon to enjoy the first Covid curbs-free Halloween festivities in three years.
8 Oct
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said "locked doors and steep stairs" were the main problem during a stampede at the Kanjuruhan Stadium that killed at least 131 people on the weekend.
24 Jun 2022
What could have been a major tragedy was promptly averted on Friday, 10 June 2022 when a petrol tanker suddenly caught fire in Ughelli, Delta State.
2 Oct 2021
Eighty years ago, more than 30,000 Jews were murdered by Nazis in Kyiv in just two days. Babi Yar is the most infamous site of the Holocaust in Ukraine — but the remembrance of the massacres was suppressed for decades.
5 Mar 2021
Yuto Naganuma looks silently as the cold sea breeze sweeps over the crumbling walls of the school where his little brother was lost in Japan's devastating 2011 tsunami. Ten years on, Naganuma and others like him form a generation whose young lives were shaped by what is known in Japan as the triple disaster: a powerful earthquake that sparked a terrifying tsunami and the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.
11 Sep 2020
With thousands now displaced from Greece's largest migrant camp, several German states are again offering to take in many of the refugees. They face one big problem: getting permission from Merkel's government.
7 Sep 2019
At least five people have been killed in the Bahamas in what officials have described as a "historic tragedy." The downgraded Category 4 hurricane has battered the region for over 30 hours, triggering massive flooding.

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