MUST SEE: Plane crash-lands on busy US road

Miraculously, nobody on the plane or the busy road sustained serious injuries, according to numerous reports.

Pomp and pageantry as Thailand rehearses late King's funeral

The five-day fanfare, which kicks off next Wednesday, is the culmination of months of painstaking preparation that began after Bhumibol died a year ago, aged 88.

Several injured in Munich knife attack: police

A man "injured several people with a knife" in the centre of Munich and "is still on the run", the local police said on their Twitter account.

'Smell of blood and flesh' in Kabul mosque hit by suicide bomber

Broken glass and dust covered the red carpet, soaked in the blood of the men, women and children who had been praying on Friday when the attacker blew himself up.

Australian police offer record reward in serial killer cold case

The women, ranging in age from 14 to 73, disappeared in separate incidents as they travelled on foot around Melbourne over an 18-month period in 1980-1981.

Abe heads into Japan vote in pole position

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win around 300 seats in the 465-seat lower house of parliament, according to a projection published by the Nikkei daily.

Student shoots dead two in Brazilian school: officials

Speaking on Globo television, a police officer said the assailant was the son of a policeman and that the pistol used was police-issue.

Suspected IS recruiter arrested in Saint Petersburg

The following week two men stabbed a policeman to death and wounded another in the volatile region of Dagestan in Russia's North Caucasus before he too was shot dead by police.


Steady hand: how to do open-heart surgery in a quake

Paediatric surgeon David Arellano knows a thing or two about working under pressure.


GALLERY: Las Vegas shooting spree

Footage captured on smart phones showed revelers screamed and fled in panic as a steady stream of automatic gunfire rang out at the venue.

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