Somalia's drought killed 43,000 last year, study shows
The research found that half the deaths were children younger than 5, and that the crisis could prove worse than Somalia's last major drought in 2017 and 2018.
Indonesia landslide death toll rises to 30
The landslide struck on Serasan Island, located in the Natuna region between Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia.
Anger, sorrow in Greece after devastating train crash
Carriages were thrown off the tracks, crushed and engulfed in flames when a high-speed passenger train with more than 350 people on board collided head-on with a freight train.
Earthquake death toll in Turkey rises above 45,000
The earthquake and subsequent powerful tremors injured more than 108,000 in Turkey and left millions sheltering in tents or seeking to move to other cities.
Brazil downpours leave at least 49 killed, death toll expected to rise
The city of Sao Sebastiao bore the brunt of the human toll, with 48 of the reported deaths, but nearby towns such as Ilhabela, Caraguatatuba, Bertioga and Ubatuba were also affected.
Brazil flooding, landslides kill at least 36
San Sebastiao, 200km north of Sao Paulo and where many people from the city spend the pre-Lenten holiday weekend on the beach, was hard hit, as a record 60cm of rain fell in 24 hours, city officials said.
NZ's cyclone death toll at 11, thousands still missing
The cyclone hit the island's northernmost region on Feb 12 and tracked down the east coast, inflicting widespread devastation.
Death toll from Turkey, Syria quake rises above 5,000
At least 3,419 people have died in Turkey and 1,602 in government- and rebel-controlled parts of Syria, bringing the total to at least 5,021, reports say.
Indian maker of cough syrup linked to Uzbekistan deaths halts production
Uzbekistan's health ministry says at least 18 children died in Samarkand city after consuming Marion Biotech's Dok-1 Max syrup.
Death toll from Philippine floods, landslides climbs to 33
Authorities were still searching for more than two dozen other people missing after heavy downpours over the Christmas weekend caused flooding and landslides across central and southern regions.
Philippine death toll from Christmas rains and floods rises to 13
Most of the deaths were caused by drowning from flash floods after of heavy rains disrupted celebrations and forced more than 45,000 people to take shelter in evacuation centres, reports say.
Covid-19 still Spain's leading cause of deaths this year
The spreading of the virus has slowed down significantly in the second half of 2022 after the latest wave of the highly contagious Omicron variant subsided.