People Deaths


  • PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 09: South Korean soldiers patrol near the scene where planted landmines exploded on August 4, maiming two soldiers on border patrol in the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea, on August 9, 2015 in Paju, South Korea.

    North Korea's front-line military went into a "semi-war state" after exchanging fire at the border with South Korea, the NYT reports.

  • Bomb attack has unified Thailand: Politician

    Korn Chatikavanij, deputy leader of the Democrat Party of Thailand, says the deadly explosion has "brought the Thai people together in a way that haven't been seen in years."

  • The political context behind Bangkok bombing

    The site of Monday's deadly bomb blast is an important location which exemplifies political struggles in Thailand, says Aim Sinpeng, lecturer in comparative politics at The University of Sydney.

  • Candles are lit for victims killed in a bomb blast outside Erawan shrine in Bangkok.

    Panic? No. Grief, tension and uncertainty? Yes. Those are my impressions of the mood in the Thai capital after Monday's bomb.

  • Bangkok bomb blast underlines political risks: Pro

    Steve Wilford, Asia Pacific Director for Global Risk Analysis at Control Risks Singapore, says Monday's explosion indicates that political risks remain high after 2014's military coup, which have resulted in intermittent security risks.

  • Death toll from Tianjin blast rises to 114

    Authorities in Tianjin are holding another press conference on Tuesday, with updates on the death toll related to last week's massive explosions. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

  • Thailand saw its worst attack in 40 years: Pro

    Kasem Prunratanamala, head of Thailand Research from CIMB, says the bomb explosion which occurred in one of Bangkok's most renowned shrines on Monday is the "worst attack" on the country in 40 years.

  • Shock waves rippled through Bangkok as the Thai city surveyed the aftermath of a deadly pipe-bomb explosion at a well-known shrine.

  • While shaken, Bangkok tries to return to normal: Pro

    While the deadly bomb explosion has shaken the country, life in Thailand has resumed to "relatively normal" levels on Tuesday, says Thailand-based co-founder of MBMG Group, Paul Gambles.

  • Bomb in Bangkok could be targeting tourists: Pro

    Suchit Bunbongkarn, director at Institute for Security and International Studies, discusses the bomb explosion which occurred in one of Bangkok's most renowned shrines on Monday.

  • Traffic deaths on the rise

    Traffic deaths spike 14% in the first six months of 2015; injuries are up by a third.

  • In this July 2, 2014, file photo, Matt Ouimet, chief executive of Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., greets a guest at Cedar Point amusement park, in Sandusky, Ohio. A man who entered a restricted area at the amusement park to look for a lost cellphone has been struck by a roller coaster and killed Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

    A man entered a restricted area at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park to look for a lost cellphone and was struck and killed by a roller coaster.

  • Woman walks with her child on a street as schools were closed due to the heavy smog in Jilin, northeast China's Jilin province.

    Air pollution contributes to the deaths of an estimated 1.6 million people in China every year, according to a newly scientific paper, the NYT reports.

  • A survivor has been pulled out from the wreckage left by the huge explosion in Tianjin, China, more than a day after the deadly blast, according to reports.

  • Violence across Turkey

    Richard Engel of NBC News reports on the attacks overnight in Turkey.

  • Attacks overnight in Turkey

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on a shooting outside the U.S. consulate in Istanbul, which remains closed until further notice.

  • Mullah Omar

    An Afghan official says his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead.

  • Connecticut residents are getting some unwelcome news: Their state has become the most expensive place to die in the U.S.

  • Burt's Bees co-founder dead at 80

    Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company, died yesterday. He was 80.

  • Burt Shavitz

    Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company before it sold to Clorox, has died. He was 80.