Ukraine seeks to ban Communist Party

Ukraine sought on Tuesday to ban the Communist Party more than two decades after the Soviet Union`s collapse because of its alleged support for pro-Russian insurgents battling government forces in the separatist east.

Yemeni air force bombs Shi`ite rebels after ceasefire collapses

The Yemeni air force bombed Shi`ite Muslim fighters north of Sanaa on Saturday in fighting that caused "a large number of casualties", local officials said, after a truce reached last month between the insurgents and government forces collapsed.

One killed, 8 injured in shanty collapse in Doda

One person was killed and 8 others injured when a shanty collapsed in the upper reaches of Bhaderwah in Doda district of Jammu division, a police official said on Sunday.

Four killed in China school building collapse

Four members of a family, including two children, were killed today when a primary school building collapsed after incessant rain in China`s eastern Jiangxi Province.

School building collapses in China; 4 missing

Four persons, including two children, are missing after a two-story building of a village primary school collapsed early today in China`s eastern Jiangxi Province.

3 labourers killed, 6 injured in Surat flyover collapse

Three labourers were killed today and six others injured when a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Parle point area of the city, a senior official said.

Sushmita Sen safe as her room's ceiling collapses

Bollywood diva Sushmita Sen recently managed to escape an accident. The house where she stays in Juhu had a ceiling roof fall off early morning on Tuesday.

Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

In an alarming find, scientists have discovered that the collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet - that holds enough water to raise global seas by several feet - has already begun.

Five killed in staircase collapse in China

At least five construction workers were killed when a staircase of an under-construction building collapsed Tuesday in China.

Three dead, 30 buried in collapse of illegal Colombia mine

At least three people were killed and up to 30 more are feared dead after the collapse of an illegal gold mine in western Colombia, rescue officials said on Thursday.

Three die in cell towers collapse: US Police

Police say three people have died when two cellphone towers collapsed in the US.

Canacona building mishap: Deputy Collector arrested

A Deputy Collector has been arrested in connection with the Canacona building collapse in Goa which left 27 people dead, police said.

One killed as ladder collapses at South City complex in Kolkata

In a mishap at an upscale multistoried complex in the city a worker involved in repair work was killed and three others were injured seriously when the ladder they were using collapsed this morning.

Families evacuated from Thane building likely to collapse

Families living in a building here were evacuated by authorities to safety, after it developed a tilt indicating that it would crash anytime, civic authorities said here on Friday.

Five injured in concrete slab collapse near Thane

Five persons were injured after a concrete slab of their building at Kalwa near here fell on them, police said on Thursday.

Building collapse victims` eyes give sight to four

Despite the despair and shock of the death of his brother and nephew in the twin building collapse here, a city resident has donated their eyes which will now enable four people to see the world.

60% of Bangladesh garment factories `vulnerable to collapse`: Survey

A majority of garment factories in Bangladesh are in danger of collapse, according to a survey by engineers in the country.

Top floors of residential building collapse in Gujarat

The top two floors of a five-storey residential building here collapsed on Friday night, hours after all the occupants had evacuated it.

Two dead in France apartment block collapse

At least two people died and 10 were hurt on Sunday when part of an apartment block in the French city of Reims collapsed after a suspected gas blast.

Church roof collapse in Kerala; two dead

With one more worker succumbing to his injuries in the wee hours of Tuesday, the toll in the collapse of an under construction church at nearby Aroor rose to two.