TEHRAN - The initial optimism by the Iranian transportation and health ministry about a low death toll faded Sunday after reports that between 55 and 70 people died in a a plane crash or emergency landing near Orumieh in Azerbaijan province.
WASHINGTON - Federal officials Sunday filed five charges against the suspect in the shooting of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
TEHRAN - At least 18 people were killed in a deadly emergency landing Sunday near Orumieh in the Azerbaijan province of northwestern Iran, the head of the country's emergency centre told the ISNA news agency.
KOLKATA - Ten people were killed and 13 others were injured when a pick-up van carrying picnickers collided with a truck at Binaguri in West Bengals Jalpaiguri district Sunday night, police said.
TEHRAN - An Iranian passenger plane crashed Sunday near Orumieh in the Azerbaijan province in northwestern Iran, the ISNA news agency reported.
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