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Farewell to Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher dies

Lady Thatcher, Britain's first female prime minister and among the most influential and divisive political leaders the country has ever seen, died on Monday at the age of 87 after suffering a severe s

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies from cancer

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who cast himself as a "21st century socialist" and foe of the United States, died from cancer, said vice-president Nicolas Maduro.

Canadian visitor drowns in Cuba

VARADERO, Cuba - A Canadian has died while on vacation in Cuba.

US Conference of Mayors mourns the death of Ed Koch

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Philadelphia Mayor Michael A.

Russian tourist dies in Austrian avalanche

A Russian tourist died at a ski resort in Austria as a result of an avalanche.

Teary-eyed fans commemorate 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death

Elvis Presley's ex-wife Priscilla paid an emotional tribute to the singer at a special candlelight vigil last night to mark the 35th anniversary of his death.

Third British tourist dies in Mallorca in less than a month

A British tourist has fallen to her death from a hotel balcony in Mallorca in the third such British death on the Spanish island in less than a month.

Picture-taking tourist plunges to death off Cornwall cliff

A man, Harry McCabe, plunged 160 feet to his death from a Cornish cliff in front of his horrified wife and children while attempting to take photographs, it has emerged.

US tourist dies aboard Carnival cruise ship in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas — Bahamian officials say a 26-year-old American tourist has died aboard a cruise ship and the cruise has been delayed pending the investigation.

Sri Lankan politician held in connection with killing of UK tourist

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A ruling party politician has been arrested in Sri Lanka and remanded to custody in connection with the last week's killing of a British national in a southern coastal resort.

Family: Meal served by American Airlines killed passenger

As it deals with fallout from its bankruptcy announcement, American Airlines is also facing the wrath of a family who claim their loved one died after eating a meal served by the carrier.

US cruise passenger dies in Rio de Janeiro

An American woman died aboard a cruise ship that docked at Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, the same ship on which 86 passengers previously fell ill, according to the state-run Brazilian news agency, Agenci

British tourist falls to death from apartment balcony in Dubai

DUBAI - A British tourist has fallen to his death from a 12th-floor apartment balcony on to a crowded street below.

Apple founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the visionary in the black turtleneck who co-founded Apple in a Silicon Valley garage, built it into the world's leading tech company and led a mobile-computing revolution with wildly popu

British tourist dies after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN) - A British man collapsed and died just a few minutes after reaching Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, the climb which he wished to fulfill during his lifetime.

Bear killed hiker at Yellowstone Park

A bear attack caused the death of a hiker whose body was found on a trail in Yellowstone National Park, officials confirmed Monday.

British tourist dies in the Italian coastal resort of Sorrento

Richard Hollingsworth Dyne Knox, 27, of Parsons Green, West London, slipped and fell down the deep gully, which runs through the middle of the Italian holiday town, at around 3am on Monday morning.

UN mourns loss of former General Assembly President Harri Holkeri

Top United Nations officials have expressed their condolences to the family of the former Finnish prime minister, Harri Holkeri, who also served as President of the 55th session of the General Assembl

Majorca hotel evecuated after tourist’s death

Nearly 500 holidaymakers have been evacuated from a Spanish hotel after a tourist died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Saint Lucia mourns passing of Amy Winehouse

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia - Saint Lucia's Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Senator Allen Chastanet is deeply saddened at the loss of the late British singer Amy Winehouse.

Tourist swept to death over Niagara Falls

A woman in her fifties has died after plunging over Niagara Falls, it emerged today.

Irish barmen charged with killing tourist with too much booze

Two Irish barmen have been accused of unlawfully killing a British visitor by serving him too much alcohol in a landmark trial brought under Ireland's "liquor liability" laws.

Lufthansa crew member dies in Bangalore hotel

BANGALORE: Alexander Kourik who was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Sunday in the bathroom of hotel Oberoi had hung `do not disturb' board outside his room.

Dubai officials: UK visitor’s injuries were ‘due to resisting arrest’

DUBAI - After a second post-mortem examination, Dubai's public prosecution office has ruled that the bruises on the body of the British tourist who died in police custody a week ago were caused in the

UK tourist chokes on his own vomit while in police custody...

UK tourist choked to death on his own vomit while in police custody in Dubai, local officials have said.

Dogs maul tourist to death

An Irish tourist was mauled to death by two dogs at a farm in Malaysia's Penang state Sunday, a media report said.

Swedish tourist dies during dolphin swim in New Zealand

A Swedish woman has died swimming with dolphins off Kaikoura this morning.Police are investigating the death, along with OSH inspectors.

Former Ugandan President Binaisa passes away

UGANDA (eTN) - At the ripe age of 90, former Ugandan president Godfrey Binaisa passed away on August 5, 2010.

Tourist plunges to his death in Iceland

(eTN) A German tourist died Wednesday after plunging off the edge of Latrarbjargs sea cliff to a rocky beach more than 100 meters below.

USTOA leader Bob Whitley dies at age 66

USTOA chairman, John Stachnik, sadly announced that longtime USTOA president, Bob Whitley, passed away on May 13 following complications from abdominal surgery. He was 66 years old.