Tag: deaths

Death toll climbs, unrest spreads in Iraq in days of protests

Iraqi security forces opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who defied a curfew in Baghdad on Thursday and exchanged fire with gunmen in southern...

Around 1,800 Maltese died of coronary heart disease in 2016 –...

Almost 1,800 Maltese people died due to coronary heart disease in 2016, figures from EUROSTAT show.According to the European...

70% of Maltese deaths were avoidable – Eurostat 

Eurostat statistics have shown that 69.9% of Maltese deaths of persons under 75 in 2016 were avoidable. There were a total of 868 avoidable...

Cancer deaths in Malta on the up

How many zeros are there in a trillion? This is not a trick question. The answer is interesting since it shows the global impact...

An average of six deaths every day in the Mediterranean –...

A report published by the UNHCR estimates that in the past year, 2018, there were an average of 6 deaths daily. These were people...

At least six, mostly teenagers, killed in Italy nightclub stampede

At least six people, most of them teenagers, were crushed to death in the early hours of Saturday in a stampede at a nightclub...

EU Committee says new visa prevents further migrant deaths

The EU’s Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) wants to introduce humanitarian visas to prevent further loss of life on the EU’s borders.According to their figures,...

Four die as storms, high winds batter Italy

Four people died in three separate accidents in central and southern Italy on Monday as gale-force winds brought trees crashing down onto roads, rescue...

Italy’s closure to rescue ships drives up sea deaths – think...

Italy's closing of its ports to rescued migrants is driving up deaths at sea, an Italian think tank said on Monday, using calculations based...

Death toll reaches 100 in Tanzania ferry disaster, hundreds feared missing

More than 100 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzanian state radio reported on Friday, and hundreds more were...