Typhoon Kalmaegi left at least nine people dead and 10 injured after making landfall in northern provinces on September 16.
(VOV) -Rescue forces are assisting the efforts of local northern mountainous provincial Lao Cai residents in dealing with the aftermath of flash floods and landslides that have left at least 25 dead or missing.
(VOV) -Eleven people were left dead and nine others severely injured after two buses collided at 4.am on March 8 on the 1A National Highway through the south central province of Khanh Hoa.
(VOV) - Three people were killed after a truck crashed into a motorbike in the central province of Ha Tinh on January 13.
Victims of road traffic accidents will be remembered during a month of commemorative activities to be held across Vietnam for the first time.
A flash flood hit Nam Nhu hamlet, Nam Luc commune, Bac Ha district in the northern province of Lao Cai on August 31, killing four people and leaving 9 others missing.
State President Truong Tan Sang on August 27 sent condolences to his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez over a recent gas leak that caused a major explosion, leaving over 40 dead.
Six labourers are dead and four injured after an unexpected explosion at a quarry in Lai Xuan Commune, Thuy Nguyen District in the northern port city of Haiphong at 10am on May 21, says local authorities.
Six people were killed and two others were injured in a rockslide at Cam Mountain, Tinh Bien District, An Giang Province on the morning of May 5.
There were more occupational accidents but fewer related deaths in 2011, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Three Vietnamese sailors, reportedly missing since a RoK fishing vessel caught fire in waters southeast of New Zealand on January 11, might be dead, according to the Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand (RCCNZ).
Four people have been reported dead when a flash flood hit Que Loc commune, Nong Son district in the central province of Quang Nam on Novermber 4.
General Julio Casas Reguerio, Cuba's defense minister and longtime aide to President Raul Castro, died on September 3 of heart failure at the age of 75, the Cuban government said.
Insurgents shot dead nine wedding guests and wounded five more in Afghanistan's turbulent east, local officials said on June 9, the latest attack on revelers who engage in what militants say is un-Islamic activity.
Al Qaeda confirmed on Friday that Osama Bin Laden was dead, dispelling doubts by some Muslims the group's leader had really been killed by US forces, and vowed to mount more attacks on the West.
The death toll from a August 26 night landslide in northeastern Turkey has increased to 11, the semi-official Anadolu Ajansi news service said on August 27.
At least 7 people have been confirmed dead, two missing and 57 injured when storm Mindulle swept across the north-central region on August 24, according to initial reports from affected provinces.
Fighting in Yemen has left 24 people dead, with government forces battling Shia rebels in the north and militants in the south.
Hundreds of workers tried Friday to shore up two dikes on a river in eastern China as the area dealt with continued deadly flooding, state-run media reported.
Jamaican police say at least 73 people have been killed in four days of fighting between police and gunmen, as authorities continue their search for an alleged drug lord.