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Tanzanian ferry disaster toll rises to 151

Sep 22, 2018

Tanzanian ferry disaster toll rises to 151

The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 151, state-run TV station TBC said Saturday as rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned. "Operations resumed early this morning," TBC said. Late Friday, the toll ...

Italian politician Salvini blasts EU after bridge disaster

Aug 15, 2018

Italian politician Salvini blasts EU after bridge disaster

The populists setting the agenda in Italy's coalition government have seized on the collapse of a bridge in the north to question whether they should respect European Union budget constraints. The collapse came as the bridge was undergoing maintenance work on Tuesday and as the ...

At least 22 people dead after highway bridge collapses in Genoa

Aug 14, 2018

At least 22 people dead after highway bridge collapses in Genoa

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters into a heap of rubble below. Government officials said at least 22 people were killed ...