In a rare accident, at least 13 people died when a fire broke out midday Tuesday in the crowded Hanoi outskirts. Fire teams needed more than 2 hours to douse the flames, which engulfed three neighboring apartment buildings.
A bus driver has misjudged the height of a bridge and completely ripped off the roof of his bus outside Berlin. A tongue-in-cheek Berlin police force reminded drivers the height limit applies "without exceptions."
At least 11 people have been killed after a fire broke out at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi. The Leogrand hotel was due to host the Miss Georgia beauty pageant over the weekend.
A pedestrian bridge linked to an island in the Czech capital has failed in a spectacular fashion. Four people have been injured, two of them seriously. The cause of the collapse was not immediately clear.
Vietnam is hosting this year's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, which gives it an opportunity to tout the benefits of global free trade. But convincing protectionists like Trump remains an uphill task.
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