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Quake Death Toll Feared to Top 1,800; Thousands More Unaccounted For
World  (tags: Japan, catastrophe, destruction, deaths, unaccounted for, earthquake, Fukushima, feared, nuke plant, emergency )

- 2931 days ago -
The loss of life and destruction caused by Friday's catastrophic earthquake in Japan grew Saturday, with the combined number of people who have died or remain unaccaounted for expected to exceed 1,800, while an explosion occured at a nuclear power >>
Suicide Law in UK 'Would Lead to 1000 Deaths a Year'
World  (tags: Suicide, law, UK, deaths, doctors )

- 3070 days ago -
More than a thousand Britons will die by doctor-assisted suicide each year if a U.S. law is imported, a think-tank will tell MPs and peers today.Safeguards to limit the law to those patients who are terminally ill will also become meaningless as some.....
ACTION ALERT: Believe in Zero: End Child Mortality ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
World  (tags: children, deaths, preventable deaths, end child mortality, protection )

- 3094 days ago -
Once again, UNICEF and their partners have announced a spectacular piece of news. The number of preventable child deaths worldwide has dropped from 24,000 to 22,000 just this month.
Reports Highlight Plight of Poorest Children
World  (tags: children, poverty, illness, deaths, save the children )

- 3119 days ago -
Save the Children says there have been four million preventable child deaths over the past 10 years because states have failed to help the poorest.In another report, the UN children's agency Unicef also highlights a huge divide between child
Cambodia Prepares for Historic Verdict From Genocide Tribunal
World  (tags: Cambodia, genocide, deaths, victims )

- 3162 days ago -
Carrying burning incense sticks and pink lotuses and wearing scarves of mourning, dozens of people marked the deaths of 14,000 victims of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime at the S-21 torture prison in the Cambodian capital Sunday,
Commonwealth Games : No Medals for Labourers
World  (tags: labour, Migrant Workers, India, Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010, wage, exploit, economic growth, dangerous, deaths, working condition )

- 3329 days ago -
If medals are being given out for backbreaking labour on miserable wages and impossible working conditions, thousands of migrant workers, slaving to complete stadia and other facilities for the October Commonwealth Games in the Indian capital, will be
Dutch Cull First of 40,000 Goats to Counter Q-Fever Outbreak, Which Has Killed 6 People
World  (tags: dutch government, animal slaughter massacre, pregnant goats, sheep, q fever, humans, deaths )

- 3378 days ago -
The Dutch government on Monday began culling the first of thousands of pregnant goats and sheep targeted for destruction because they carry a disease that killed six people earlier this year. Humans rarely contract the bacterial sickness known as
Dozens of Crew Missing, Thousands of Animals Drowned as Cattle Ship Sinks Off Lebanon
World  (tags: animal trade, live animal exports, cruelty, stunk, deaths, drowning, lebanon )

- 3380 days ago -
At least 51 people are missing and nearly 40 000 sheep and cattle have drowned after the Panamanian-flagged livestock carrier Danny F II rolled over and sank 11 miles off the coast of Lebanon on Thursday night. The ship was en route from Montevideo,
2 Mexican Politicians Sought; Drug Cartel Link Alleged
World  (tags: Mexico, government, politics, corruption, conflict, crime, drugs, Cartels, murder, deaths, cover-up, being sought, Wanted )

- 3536 days ago -
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (CNN) -- Mexican authorities were searching Wednesday for two politicians accused of belonging to the Familia Michoacana drug cartel, which is blamed for killing more than 30 federal police officers in a series of attacks since Sat..
Obama: `Too Many Still Die From Diseases That Shouldn`t Kill Them...`
World  (tags: Africa, health, deaths, disease )

Sally Ann
- 3539 days ago -
During his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa as president, Barack Obama today gave an historic speech before Ghana's parliament. Devoting one quarter of his speech to address the deadly public health voids in many African countries.
India's Toxic Liquor Tragedy
World  (tags: Mehmadabad, India, society, illegal alcohol, illegal breweries, toxic, deaths, poison )

- 3541 days ago -
More than 100 people have died in India's Gujarat state after drinking toxic illegal alcohol. Why did this tragedy happen? The story of India's latest toxic liquor tragedy begins in Mehmadabad, a semi-industrial suburb in western Gujarat state.
This Day in History - The Unsinkable Titanic, Sinks
World  (tags: on this day, history, titanic, sink, iceberg, deaths, unsinkable, white star line )

- 3629 days ago -
The luxurious and unsinkable 'Titanic' hits an iceberg, eventually sinking, killing 1517 people. The RMS Titanic was the largest passenger steamship in the world at the time of its launching. It was a White Star Line ocean liner built at the Harland and
ON THIS DAY - 1968: United States Erupts in Race Violence
World  (tags: usa, united states, Martin Luther King, race riots, riots, deaths, protests, history )

- 3637 days ago -
Dozens of major cities in the United States have been rocked by an escalation in the race riots which began two days ago. At least 19 people have died so far in the arson, looting and shootings provoked by the assassination of black civil rights leader
Marysville Fire Victims Go Home - Australia
World  (tags: australia, victoria, bush fires, deaths, marysville, devastation, fires, deaths )

- 3651 days ago -
Six weeks after fires devastated parts of southern Australia, residents of one of the worst-affected towns have finally been allowed to go home. Marysville was almost completely destroyed by bushfires on 7 February. It has been sealed off ever since by
ON THIS DAY - 2002: 57 Hindus Die in Train Fire
World  (tags: india, train, hindus, pilgrims, on this day, deaths, riots, muslims )

- 3675 days ago -
Fifty-seven Hindu pilgrims have died in a fire on a train in India. The fire happened as the Sabarmati Express, bound for Ahmedabad, was pulling out of Godhra station in the western state of Gujarat at approximately 0630 today.

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