Typhoon Neoguri turns deadly as it batters Japanese islandsTyphoon Neoguri laid into Japan’s southern Okinawa islands overnight Tuesday, leaving at least two dead and forcing more than half a million to seek shelter, as the region’s worst...
Japan on highest alert as typhoon Neoguri closes inJapanese authorities cancelled flights and urged thousands to evacuate on Tuesday as weather forecasters warned the country to brace for one of the worst storms in years.
Record flooding in BalkansIn this edition: online reports of the deadly flooding in Bosnia and Serbia; web users campaign to save Chris Hadfield`s “Space Oddity” cover; and free-diving with jellyfish.
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Tacloban RevisitedOn November 8th, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines. Waves over 5 metres high battered Tacloban. In just a few hours, the capital of Leyte Island was razed to the gr...
Day of mourning for victims of Afghan mudslideAfghanistan’s government declared a day of national mourning Sunday for the hundreds of people killed when a mudslide engulfed a village in the country’s northeastern Badakshan Pro...
Hundreds killed, many more missing in Afghan landslideHundreds of people have been killed and many more missing after a landslide triggered by heavy rain enveloped an entire village in a mountainous area of north Afghanistan on Friday...
Hopes for survivors of deadly Afghan mudslide diminishRescuers in Afghanistan on Saturday combed through mud and debris in a remote northeastern region struck by a mudslide that killed at least 300 people, according to Afghan official...
USA: online support for tornado victimsIn this edition: online reports of the damage caused by tornadoes in Arkansas and Oklahoma; the owner of a US basketball team under fire over racist comments; and the flying robot...
Rare magnitude-5 earthquake strikes southern FranceA magnitude-5 earthquake was felt in southeastern France on Monday evening, according to a provisional reading from the National Network for Seismic Monitoring.
Chile rocked by 7.6-magnitude aftershockThe US Geological Survey says a powerful 7.6-magnitude aftershock has rocked Chile’s northern coast, a day after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake in the area killed six people.
More bodies recovered from Washington mudslideThe death toll from a devastating mudslide in Washington state climbed to 24 on Tuesday as rescuers recovered two more bodies and believed they had located eight more, the local fi...
More bodies found in US landslide debrisRescuers found a further four bodies in the debris of a Washington village destroyed by a landslide late on Sunday, raising the death toll to eight. Several people were injured in...