China Building Collapse Kills 53

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At least fifty-three people died after a building collapsed on April 29 in Wangcheng District in central China. The building collapsed around noon in Wangcheng District in the provincial capital Changsha. Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered a search and rescue …

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Police Arrest Nine Over Building Collapse in China

Fourth EstateA collapsed six story building in the city of Changsha, central China's Hunan Province - China News

Chinese police arrested nine people on May 1 over the collapse of a building in the southeast city of Changsha in Hunan province. Police said on social media that officers detained the owner of the building and three other people …

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Large Fire Breaks out at Russian oil Depot Near Ukraine

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A large fire broke out at an oil storage facility in the Russian city of Bryansk on Monday. Russia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations said that the fire erupted at 2 AM at an oil storage facility under Transneft, an oil …

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Chinese Officials Force Finnish Olympian to Delete Footage of Olympic Village Flooding

Finnish Cross-country skier Katri Lylynpera said Chinese officials wanted her to delete photos and videos of the athlete’s village while water was pouring from the ceiling. Lylynpera said she sent an SOS as she captioned the video with a simple …

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Sudden Fire Breaks out at IRGC Research Facility, 2 Dead

The Iranian paramilitary Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) reported that two personnel were killed after a mysterious fire broke out at one of their research centers in Tehran. Enayatollah Rahnavard, the local fire chief said that the fire started at the “research …

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Trapped Miners Rescued from Collapsed Mine in Shandong, 1 Dead

Authorities have rescued 11 miners trapped in the gold mine on Sunday, which collapsed in China’s Shandong province, state media reported. Authorities have rescued 11 miners trapped in the gold mine on Sunday, which collapsed in China’s Shandong province, state …

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