World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 29, 2014
Eight people died and another 17 were left missing by a landslide in China, state media reported Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 30, 2013
Extraordinary video footage captured during torrential storms that hit northwest China this month shows four men making a miraculous escape when a landslide engulfs their car as they travel along a mountain road.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
At least 12 people have been killed and 11 others are missing in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local officials said.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 10, 2013
Flooding in western China, the worst in 50 years for some areas, has triggered a landslide that buried up to 40 people and destroyed a high-profile memorial to a devastating 2008 earthquake.
India | Samira Shaikh (With agency inputs) | Monday June 17, 2013
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and around 1,500 tourists were stuck in the Sangla Valley after the area was cut off due to landslides.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 2, 2013
Rescue teams have found 59 dead bodies at the site of a massive landslide in Tibet and two dozen more workers are still feared buried in the rubble, Chinese state media said on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 1, 2013
Rescuers have recovered 21 bodies three days after a massive landslide in Tibet buried more than 80 mine workers, China National Radio reported on Monday.
World | Associated Press | Friday March 29, 2013
A massive landslide swept through a gold mining area in mountainous Tibet early Friday morning, burying 83 workers believed to have been asleep at the time, Chinese state media said.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday January 11, 2013
At least 42 people, including children, were killed and dozens reported missing in one of China's worst landslides which engulfed an entire village in a mountainous region of Yunnan province, officials said on Friday.
Monday December 17, 2012
Stock markets in Japan and China, Asia's two biggest economies, rose Monday after Japanese conservatives who favor greater economic stimulus returned to power in a landslide election victory and China's new leaders promised more spending if needed to...
World | Associated Press | Monday December 17, 2012
Japan's conservative Liberal Democratic Party returned to power in a landslide election victory on Sunday after three years in opposition, according to unofficial results, signaling a rightward shift in the government that could further heighten tens...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 5, 2012
Rescuers have found the bodies of all 18 children buried when a landslide engulfed their primary school in China as they made up classes lost due to recent deadly earthquakes, state media said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 4, 2012
Eighteen primary school students were buried on Thursday in a landslide in a southwestern Chinese region that was hit by deadly earthquakes last month, state media said.
World | Michael Wines, New York Times | Sunday August 8, 2010
A middle-of-the-night landslide buried hundreds of homes and flooded hundreds more in a remote mountainous region of northern China's Gansu Province early Sunday, leaving 127 people dead and nearly 1,300 more missing, officials said Sunday evening.Premier Wen Jiabao, who frequently flies to major di...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 29, 2010
Hope of finding survivors was diminishing on Tuesday as rescuers used heavy machinery including bulldozers to search for at least 107 people trapped under a landslide in rain-hit southwestern China.Villagers huddled in tents set up at the site as rescuers searched for their family members.But there ...