Fiery crash at Cairo train station kills 20

World Feb 27, 2019

Fiery crash at Cairo train station kills 20

A hurtling train crashed, derailed and caught fire at Cairo's main station on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people in the latest disaster to strike Egypt's rundown railways. The country's transportation minister resigned hours after the accident. A train engine appeared to have slammed into the ...

World Jan 9, 2018

Civilian deaths from explosives surged in 2017, campaign group says

More than 40 civilians were killed every day by explosive weapons last year, according to a preliminary survey of media reports, a sharp rise on 2016 largely due to an increase in deadly airstrikes, a campaign group said Monday. From monitoring English-language news reports up ...