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Australian and Canadian visitors die in Bangkok hotel

An Australian and a Canadian tourist have been found dead in a Bangkok hotel after a suspected drug overdose, Thai tourist police say.

Unique dialect lost in Scotland after last native speaker dies

Bobby Hogg, the last native speaker of a dialect originating from a remote fishing village in northern Scotland, has died -- and so has the dialect he spoke.

Zenawi’s death plunges Ethiopia into uncertainty

(eTN) - The smoke screens on Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s health have finally been lifted, after many misleading statements, when the announcement just broke that he has died abroad while undergoin

The president and CEO of Visit Orlando dies

ORLANDO - The president and CEO of Visit Orlando, Gary Sain, has died. A Visit Orlando official confirmed that Sain died late Friday night. The official did not say how Sain died.

Australian backpacker found dead in Laos

An Australian backpacker who died in Laos was found dead in his hotel room alongside the body of a dead woman.

Tourist feared to have been eaten by cannibals in French Polynesia

A round-the-world sailor is feared to have been eaten by cannibals during a visit to a South Sea island.

Third Russian tourist dies of alcohol poisoning

A third Russian woman has died of alcohol poisoning after a yacht tour in the popular Turkish Aegean resort of Bodrum, this time after returning to Moscow, spokesman for Russia's state tourism watchdo

Russian tourist dies, six other hospitalized in Turkey

A female Russian tourist in the popular Turkish Aegean resort of Bodrum has died and six other Russians have been hospitalized in critical condition as a result of alcohol poisoning, a representative

5 Chinese tourists killed in train crash in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A small train overturned in Taiwan's Ali Mountain area on Wednesday, killing at least five tourists and injuring more than 100 as of 11:00 p.m. local time.

Boney M frontman Bobby Farrell dies in Russian hotel

(eTN) - The frontman of the legendary disco group Boney M, Bobby Farrell, was found dead last night in his room at the Ambassador Hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Alfred Kahn, architect of airline deregulation, dies of cancer

Alfred Kahn, an economist who became known as the "architect of deregulation" under the Carter administration, has died of cancer. He was 93.

3 Singaporean tourists die in Malaysia

MERSING, Malaysia - According to the Malaysian police, three visitors from Singapore were killed Sunday when a boat carrying tourists overturned as it approached a jetty in Mersing.

Barbados prime minister dies

The prime minister of Barbados, David Thompson, has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 48.His wife Mara and three children were at his bedside when he passed away at his home in St Phillip.

Polish tourists killed as tour bus crashes in Germany

Tour bus with Polish tourists on board had crashed near Berlin, Germany. At least 13 tourists have died and 19 were severely injured.

2 Polish tourists killed when scuba tank explodes

Two Polish tourists were killed and two seriously injured in scuba diving tank explosion on a Croatian island of Vis.

11 tourists dead in tour bus crash

At least 11 people were killed Thursday after a tourist bus fell into a ravine in northwestern China, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

8 dead in suicide attack on Mogadishu airport

At least eight people have been killed in bomb blasts at the main airport in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, witnesses have said.

2 boats capsize in Congo, 70 dead, 200 missing

KINSHASA, Congo – Two boats capsized over the weekend in separate incidents on Congo's vast rivers, leaving 70 people dead and 200 others feared dead, and both vessels were heavily loaded and operat

Firebombing in Cancun leaves 8 dead

The violence in Mexico escalated Tuesday when eight people - most of them women - were killed in the firebombing of a bar in the tourist mecca of Cancun.

1 dead, 25 injured in tourist bus crash in Victoria

A bus rollover claimed the life of a Vietnamese man and seriously injured two others after a sightseeing trip to Victoria's Great Ocean Road yesterday.

3 Japanese tourists dead, 12 hospitalized in Utah

CEDAR CITY, Utah — A tour bus carrying Japanese sightseers from Las Vegas to a national park in Utah crashed on Interstate 15, killing three passengers and sending a dozen others to hospitals, autho

Ex-senator dies in Alaska plane crash

JUNEAU, Alaska – A plane carrying former Sen.

7 puppies die after flying in cargo hold of American Airlines...

FORT WORTH, Texas — Seven puppies have died after flying in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet.

17 killed, 80 injured in Love Parade stampede in Duisburg, Germany

DUISBURG, Germany – A stampede inside a tunnel crowded with techno music fans left 17 people dead and 80 injured at the famed Love Parade festival in western Germany on Saturday.

Tour bus crashes in Philippines, 15 tourists dead, many injured

MANILA — At least 15 tourists including Iranians and Pakistanis were killed when their bus fell into a ravine in the Philippines, police said on Sunday.

Gunman rampages through UK tourist district, 12 dead

BOOT — A gunman killed at least 12 people in a deadly rampage through a popular tourist region in the northwest Wednesday, before apparently turning the gun on himself, police said.

Israeli piracy on high seas sparks crisis

JERUSALEM – Israel's bloody, bungled takeover of a Gaza-bound Turkish aid vessel is complicating U.S.-led Mideast peace efforts, deepening Israel's international isolation and threatening to destroy

Bus crash in Turkey kills 15 Russian tourists, injures 24

Istanbul, Turkey - A bus crashed off a bridge and plunged into a river in Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya on Tuesday, killing at least 15 Russian tourists and wounding 24 others, officials

French and Indian tourists killed in hot air balloon crash in...

Dubai - Two tourists - an Indian and a French - were killed when a hot air balloon carrying them crashed in Al Ain desert in the UAE due to bad weather.