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At least 27 Hindu devotees killed in India road accident

A farm tractor trolley carrying Hindu pilgrims has overturned and fallen into a pond in Ghatampur in northern India’s Kanpur city, killing 26 people, most of them women and children, officials said on Sunday. Superintendent of Police Tej…

Russian troops forced out of eastern town Lyman

Russia has withdrawn its troops from the strategic Ukrainian town of Lyman, in a move seen as a significant setback for its campaign in the east. The retreat came amid fears thousands of soldiers would be encircled in the…

Indonesia: More than 120 dead in football stampede

At least 129 people have died in a stampede at an Indonesian football match, officials say, in one of the world's worst stadium disasters. The stampede happened after police tear-gassed rioting supporters. About…