Clashes near Iraq`s Fallujah as conflict toll reaches 366

Clashes erupted between Iraqi troops and anti-government fighters on the outskirts of Fallujah on Saturday, as the militant-held city`s main hospital said 366 people had been killed in the months-long conflict.

Fire at hospital for elderly kills 21 in latest major South Korea accident

A fire at a rural South Korean hospital for chronically ill elderly patients on Wednesday killed 21 people and injured eight in the second major fire this week as the country still mourns victims of a ferry disaster last month.

Heavy losses as Ukraine launches deadly assault on rebels

Ukraine`s military suffered heavy casualties in a stepped-up offensive on pro-Russian rebels on Monday, as Europe and the head of the UN made a last-ditch diplomatic effort to reel the country back from the brink of civil war.

Disclosing Kargil casualties would affect morale of troops: CIC

The disclosure of information related to casualties suffered by army during Kargil war and number of terrorists killed cannot be made public, Central Information Commission has held in an order 14 years after the war.

Fire breaks out in top Ahmedabad hotel; no casualties

A fire broke out in a premier hotel here this morning but no casualties were reported, a Fire Department official said.

Engine of Sheshadri Exp derails at Vijaywada, no casualties

The engine of Bengaluru- Kakinada Sheshadri Express derailed at the Vijayawada railway station about 2.30 this morning when the train was arriving.

Number of casualties in Naxal violence sees decline

The number of casualties in Naxal violence has shown a decline in the past one year compared to 2010 and 2011.

Ambala bus accident kills 12 school children

Ten children on their way to school were killed and 20 others injured when the bus
carrying them collided head-on with a truck amid heavy fog.

Gaza rocket hits Israel, no casualties

Palestinian militants in Gaza Strip fired a Qassam rocket into the Eshkol region of Israel this morning causing no casualties, Israeli police said.

World condemns Delhi High Court blast

Nations across the world on Wednesday condemned the bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court that caused heavy casualties.

Libya rebels take casualties in fight for Brega

The rebels have taken the residential zone of New Brega.

UP: Two persons killed in separate road mishaps

Two persons were killed in
separate road accidents in the town, police said Friday.

Two killed, 9 injured in road mishap in Karnataka

Two people were killed and nine others of a family were seriously injured when their multi utility vehicle capsized after hitting a culvert of a
bridge near here in Mysore district Wednesday.

Afghanistan suicide blast kills 28

Interior Ministry spokesman describes the attack as "a disaster".

Fire in Delhi`s Krishi Bhawan, no casualties

A fire broke out at an underground electric service station in the Krishi Bhawan here Friday morning, fire officials said.

Counterfire caused `many casualties` in North: S Korea

North Korea attacked a South Korean island on November 23, killing 2 marines.

Iran reports 6.1 earthquake west of Shiraz

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit southern Iran Monday but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Bus crash in Philippines kills 41; 9 survive

A packed passenger bus negotiating a downhill curve plunged off a Philippine mountain highway into a 30-metre ravine on Wednesday killing 41 people, including an Indian, police said.

Civilian casualties spike in Afghanistan

Civilian casualties have
shot up in Afghanistan, with the first half of the year
witnessing 3,268 cases of civilians being killed or injured,
31 per cent more against the same period last year.

Bomb kills NATO soldier in Afghan south

The overall number of foreign troops killed in Afghanistan this year is 426.