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B. 2017-11-20 Bullfighter gored in the groin, carried out of ring bleeding Queretaro, Mexico
2017-10-01 Man opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59
3. 2017-07-29 Spain music festival hit by huge blaze on stage Can Zam Park, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona
4. 2017-05-28 Cannes Film Festival: The Square wins Palme d'Or Cannes, Southern France
F. 2017-02-19 11 dead after boat capsizes off Sri Lanka Beruwala, Sri Lanka
G. 2017-01-22 Jallikattu: Two die in India bullfight as protests continue Rapoosal, Tamil Nadu, Southern India
7. 2016-10-02 Kim Kardashian held at gunpoint in Paris hotel room
8. 2016-09-10 Venice film festival: Philippines drama wins top prize Venice, Northern Italy
J. 2016-07-14 9 injured, no one gored in final Pamplona bull run Pamplona, Basque

Spain music festival hit by huge blaze on stage   More than 22,000 people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Spain after a huge fire engulfed part of the main stage Cannes Film Festival: The Square wins Palme d'Or   Art world satire The Square, directed by Ruben Ostlund, has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival   11 dead after boat capsizes off Sri Lanka   24 others rescued after the boat they were traveling in capsized off of southwestern coast when the boats were returning from the festival Jallikattu: Two die in India bullfight as protests continue Kim Kardashian held at gunpoint in Paris hotel room Map of No Address Hotel Paris France  Her husband, rapper Kanye West, abruptly left his set early at the Meadows Festival in New York on Sunday night after learning of the news Venice film festival: Philippines drama wins top prize 9 injured, no one gored in final Pamplona bull run Map of Pamplona Spain  Nine people suffered bruises and cuts but no one was gored in the final running of the bulls at Pamplona's San Fermin festival 4 dead when bus overturns in central Romania Lightning strikes hurt dozens in Germany rock festival Four die at Argentina Time Warp electronic music festival Venezuelan film wins top Venice festival award 38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash   Dozens of girls and young women are reported to have been killed in a road crash in Swaziland while travelling to a famous traditional festi... 11 killed in stampede at temple in India   A stampede at a temple during a Hindu religious festival left at least 11 pilgrims dead and dozens injured early Monday in eastern India Stampede at Hindu religious festival in India kills 2 women Lightning hits Slipknot and Foo Fighters festival in Germany Map of Mendig Air Base Germany  More than 30 people have been taken to hospital after two lightning strikes at a music festival in Germany Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens PM Narendra Modi to visit Kashmir flood site Pakistan Taliban vow support for IS in Syria and Iraq Ebola: Eid celebrations subdued in West Africa At least 32 people die in stampede during religious festival Map of Patna Bihar India
Bullfighter gored in the groin, carried out of ring bleeding Map of Queretaro Mexico  Footage of the incident at a festival in Queretaro, Mexico, shows Luis David Adame getting tossed into the air like a ragdoll before limping away Man opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59 Map of Mandalay Bay Las Vegas Nevada Nevada

year 2017 Top ^

Nov.20   Mexico  
Oct.1   Nevada
  At the country music festival, a gunman located on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino across blvd opened fire into the crowd
 The shooter was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock, who lived in Mesquite, Nevada. He was found dead in his hotel room with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting is the deadliest by a single gunman in United States history
Jul.29   Barcelona
May.28   Southern France  
Feb.19   Sri Lanka  
Jan.22   Southern India

year 2016 Top ^

Oct.2   Paris
Sep.10   Northern Italy
Jul.14   Basque  
Jun.17   Romania
Jun.4   West Germany
Apr.16   Argentina

year 2015 Top ^

Sep.12   Northern Italy
Aug.29   Swaziland  
Aug.9   India  
Jul.18   India
Jun.6   West Germany

year 2014 Top ^

Oct.24   Nepal
Oct.22   Kashmir
Oct.4   Tribal Areas
Oct.3   Bihar  
  A stampede in eastern India triggered by rumors that an electrical wire had fallen on people during a religious festival

Sep.14   Portugal  
  The victims, aged 46 and 27, were taking part in festivities late Friday in Moita, a small town about 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of the capital
Aug.3   Northern Italy Lethal flood hits Italy festival Map of Refrontolo Italy
  Four people have been killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in northern Italy
Jul.14   Basque   3 runners pinned, gored in final running of bulls in Spain Map of PAMPLONA Spain
  A fighting bull gored two Australians and a Spaniard, spreading panic in a hair-raising final running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival
May.24   Southern France   Cannes 2014: Winter Sleep wins Palme d'Or Map of Cannes France
  Turkey's Nuri Bilge Ceylan has won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his film Winter Sleep
May.21   Madrid   Matadors gored at Madrid festival
  A major event in Madrid's bullfighting season had to be cancelled after all three matadors were gored by bulls
Mar.13   Texas   Two dead as car hits festival crowd   Two people have been killed after a drunk driver crashed through barricades set up for the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival

year 2013 Top ^

Oct.16   NW Pakistan Minister Israrullah Gandapur killed in blast
Map of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan
  Israrullah Gandapur, a provincial law minister, and at least 7 other people have been killed in a bombing in north-west during the festival of Eid al-Adha
Oct.13   Central India Death toll in India temple stampede rises to 109   The death toll from a stampede at a Hindu festival in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has risen to 109, local officials have said   Central India   Many dead in India temple stampede Map of Madhya Pradesh India
  Some 89 pilgrims, mostly women and children, have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, local officials have said
Aug.10   Baghdad 69 killed by wave of bombings in Iraq
  A wave of bomb attacks has hit Iraq as people celebrated the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan, with more than 60 reported dead
Jul.23   Rio de Janeiro   Catholics gather in Rio for festival
Map of Copacabana Brazil
  Around 400,000 have joined a ceremony on Copacabana Beach in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro to mark the opening of World Youth Day
Jun.29   England   Stones triumph in Glastonbury debut Map of Glastonbury United Kingdom
  The Rolling Stones' hit-packed Glastonbury debut has been hailed as 'the high spot of 43 years' of the festival by organiser Michael Eavis
May.26   Southern France Lesbian drama wins top Cannes prize   Blue is the Warmest Colour, an intimate love story about two young French women, has won the Palme d'Or for best film at the Cannes Film Fes... May.17   Southern France   Police: $1 million in Chopard jewels stolen from hotel   The theft of the jewels, from the Swiss firm Chopard, came Thursday night, on the second day of the renowned Cannes Film Festival Feb.16   Berlin   Romanian film wins top Berlin prize
  The Romanian film Child's Pose has picked up the coveted Golden Bear prize for best film at the 63rd Berlin film festival
Jan.13   India   India Kumbh Mela festival begins
Map of Allahabad India
  Thousands of people have been bathing at the confluence of two rivers in the Indian city of Allahabad on the opening day of the festival

year 2012 Top ^

Sep.9   Northern Italy   South Korean film wins at Venice
Map of Venice Italy
  South Korean film Pieta, about a brutal debt collector, has won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival
Jul.22   Russia   Singer with Nazi tattoo cancels Germany appearance
  Russian Evgeny Nikitin has pulled out of one of the world's best-known opera events, the Bayreuth Festival, because he has a Nazi tattoo
Feb.18   Berlin   Jail docu-drama wins Berlin award
  The Italian docu-drama Caesar Must Die has won the Golden Bear prize at the Berlin Film Festival

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.6   Northern Afghanistan Suicide blast near Afghan mosque
Sep.27   Switzerland   Polanski returns for Zurich award Map of Zurich Switzerland
  Director Roman Polanski has received a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival, 2 years after his arrest in the city on sex charges
Sep.10   Northern Italy   Faust wins top Venice film award
Map of Venice Italy
  Russian director Alexander Sokurov's take on the German legend Faust has won the film a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival
Aug.21   England Red Arrows pilot died at show Map of Bournemouth United Kingdom
  A special tribute has been held at the Bournemouth Air Festival for the pilot killed when one of the RAF's Red Arrows crashed following a display
May.22   Southern France   Malick's drama triumphs in Cannes Map of Cannes France
  US director Terrence Malick's drama The Tree of Life has won the Palme d'Or prize for best picture at the Cannes film festival

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.24   Cambodia Cambodians turn out to honor the dead
Map of Phnom Pehn Cambodia  Hundreds of somber-faced Cambodians assembled in front of the suspension bridge where hundreds of people died in a stampede during a festival Sep.11   Northern Italy   Coppola takes Venice film prize Map of Venice Italy
  Film director Sofia Coppola has taken the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, the Golden Lion, for her film Somewhere
Jul.31   Ruhr Thousands mourn Love Parade victims Jul.24   Ruhr   Festival stampede kills 19
Map of Duisburg Germany
  At least 17 people have been killed at the Love Parade electronic music festival in the German city of Duisburg after panic sparked a stampede
 The revellers panicked at a tunnel entrance. About 100 people were also injured. Police had been trying to stop people reaching the parade area because of overcrowding.
May.12   Southern France   Robin Hood launches Cannes Film Festival Map of Cannes France
  Cate Blanchett and Russell Crowe brought some red carpet glamour as Robin Hood opened the 63rd Festival
Mar.15   Iran   Ali Khamenei shuns ancient fire festival
  Iran's supreme leader is attempting to extinguish an annual event celebrating the last days of winter and the Persian calendar year
Feb.20   Berlin   Roman Polanski wins best director award
  Roman Polanski has won the Silver Bear for best director at the Film Festival for his new political thriller, The Ghost Writer
Feb.10   Haiti     Haitians cancel Carnival celebration
  This year, the 3-day festival has been canceled, another indication of the enormity of the earthquake's devastation

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.26   Iraq   Shia pilgrims flock to city for Ashura
Map of Karbala Iraq
  Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have gathered in the city of Karbala for the climax of the religious festival of Ashura
Aug.2   Western Canada 1 killed, 15 injured in stage collapse Jul.25   Melbourne Chinese hack film festival site
  Chinese hackers have attacked the website of Melbourne International Film Festival over a documentary about Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer
May.24   Morocco 11 killed at music festival stampede

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.25   Mumbai 2008 Attacks   Festival of light rekindles Jewish hope
  Hundreds gathered in the city of to commemorate the Hanukkah and honor the memories of the rabbi, his wife who were killed in terror attacks Aug.14   Iraq Shiite pilgrims killed suicide blast
Feb.29   Sydney Gay pride event turns 30
  Gay and lesbian Mardi Gras festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary, due to culminate with the annual parade
Feb.16   Berlin   The Elite Squad wins Golden Bear
  The story of corrupt police officers supposed to be fighting drug crime in Brazil, has won the main prize at the Film Festival
Jan.18   Iraq   Iraq on alert for Shia festival   The Iraqi authorities have stepped up security as Shia gather to mark the end of Ashura, one of the holiest events in the Shia calendar

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.25   Nepal Bridge-collapse rescuers battle darkness   Rescuers were searching for hundreds of people who fell into a river after a footbridge collapsed during a religious festival Oct.14   Sunni Triangle Insurgents attack Shiite pilgrims
  In the second day of the Eid al-Fitr festival the separate attacks left at least 24 dead
Sep.8   Northern Italy   Blanchett, Pitt wins top Venice award
  Cate Blanchett has been named best actress at the Film Festival for her role in the biopic of Bob Dylan, I'm Not There
Jul.7   Basque   7 hurt at Running of the Bulls
Map of Pamplona Spain  6massive bulls charged down the streets of Pamplona during the first run of the San Fermin Festival, May.6   Gaza   Palestinian militants attack school festival
  The militants attacked a United Nations festival, killing the bodyguard of a Fatah lawmaker
Feb.26   Pakistan Kites kill at least 11
Jan.30   Iraq Attacks on Shiite pilgrims kill 38   2 major attacks occurred in Diyala, a religiously mixed province northeast of the capital, at the climax of the Ashura festival Jan.2   India   Millions bathe at Hindu festival   Millions have gathered in Allahabad for the Ardh Kumbh, a half-size version of the Kumbh Mela festival

year 2006 Top ^

Nov.3   India   Temple stampede kills four
Map of Orissa India
  Thousands of devotees lined up to get into the Jagannath temple in the state of Orissa to usher in a Hindu festival
Apr.17   Mexico Bus plunge kills 67 religious pilgrims  An overcrowded bus speeding home from a festival veered off a ramp and crashed through a metal barrier

year 2005 Top ^

Sep.18   Iraq   Iraq forces on alert in Karbala
  Hundreds of thousands of Shia pilgrims gather in the holy city for a major religious festival
Aug.30   Northern Italy   Stars gather for Venice festival
  George Clooney, Gwyneth Paltrow and Matt Damon are heading for 62nd international film festival
Aug.18   Ruhr   Rapturous German welcome for Pope Map of Cologne Germany
  Benedict XVI has arrived in his native country for a Catholic youth festival in the city of Cologne
Feb.19   Iraq Violence mars Shia festival

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.31   Nevada   Woman dies when run over by 'art car'
  A woman accidentally fell under the vehicle's wheels at the counterculture Burning Man festival
Aug.27   India Deadly stampede at Hindu festival
May.28   Southern India   Ferris wheel collapse kills 12
  Strong winds and rain toppled a wheel at a temple festival

year 2001 Top ^

Mar.31   Pakistan   Stampede at shrine kills 30
  Woshippers crowded into a shrine for a festival and surged through the gates. 100 more injured
Mar.6   Afghanistan     Statues demolition suspended
  Taleban militia observes Eid ul-Adha festival, the ongoing Muslim holiday
Jan.24   India   Millions flock to Ganges festival
  30 million Hindu pilgrims are expected to go to the river for the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh Mela
Jan.9   India   Hindu festival smooth start
  Million pilgrims plunged into the waters of the holy river Ganges to wash away sins

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