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  • 18 Dead, Nearly 200 Trapped After Massive Landslide Near Pune

    18 Dead, Nearly 200 Trapped After Massive Landslide Near Pune

    18 people have been killed and some 200 are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village 120 kilometres from Pune this morning after torrential rains.

  • 10 Dead, Nearly 170 Trapped After Massive Landslide Near Pune

    10 Dead, Nearly 170 Trapped After Massive Landslide Near Pune

    More than 100 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village, nearly 120 kilometres from Pune this morning after torrential rains.

  • Australia Rules Out New Sanctions Against Russia

    Australia Rules Out New Sanctions Against Russia

    Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he is not considering ratcheting up sanctions against Russia while his government focuses on retrieving Australian victims from the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner disaster in Ukraine.

  • South Korea Ferry Survivors Saved By Curtains, Fire Hoses

    South Korea Ferry Survivors Saved By Curtains, Fire Hoses

    Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified Tuesday how passengers, abandoned by the crew, improvised means of escape, using fire hoses to pull people to safety as the vessel sank.

  • South Korean Teens Tell How They Were Left to Escape Sinking Ferry

    South Korean Teens Tell How They Were Left to Escape Sinking Ferry

    Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins.

  • Student Survivors Testify in South Korea Ferry Trial

    Student Survivors Testify in South Korea Ferry Trial

    Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.

  • Tropical Storm Hernan Forms Off Mexico's Pacific Coast

    Tropical Storm Hernan Forms Off Mexico's Pacific Coast

    Fearing potentially deadly flooding, Mexican disaster officials are closely monitoring the weather after Tropical Storm Hernan formed off the country's Pacific coast of Mexico.

  • Fighting Intensifies Near MH17 Disaster Site

    Fighting Intensifies Near MH17 Disaster Site

    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters on Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

  • Air Algerie Crash Black Boxes Begin Journey to France

    Air Algerie Crash Black Boxes Begin Journey to France

    The black boxes from the Air Algerie plane disaster on Sunday began their journey to France from northern Mali as investigators ramped up efforts to find the cause of the deadly crash.

  • Mali Opens Judicial Inquiry Into Air Algerie Crash

    Mali Opens Judicial Inquiry Into Air Algerie Crash

    Mali has opened a judicial probe into the Air Algerie plane disaster as part of international efforts to determine the cause of the crash, Mali's Minister of Solidarity and Humanitarian Action said on Sunday.

  • Investigators Scour Through Debris at Air Algerie Crash Site

    Investigators Scour Through Debris at Air Algerie Crash Site

    French investigators on Sunday scoured through the debris of a shattered Air Algerie jetliner in Mali's remote desert north to get to the cause of the third global air disaster in eight days.

  • Police Visit to MH17 Disaster Site Canceled

    Police Visit to MH17 Disaster Site Canceled

    A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine canceled the trip on Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area.

  • Volvo Mishaps: Government May Ask Makers to Put Fuel Tanks in Center

    Volvo Mishaps: Government May Ask Makers to Put Fuel Tanks in Center

    "Bus manufacturers should be advised to look into having fuel tanks only towards the center of the bus and not on the sides. This would ensure that they are not exposed to impact,"

  • Experts to Begin 'Difficult' Probe into Air Algerie Crash

    Experts to Begin 'Difficult' Probe into Air Algerie Crash

    Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali today to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.

  • Alastair Cook Brushes Aside Kevin Pietersen Quit Call

    Alastair Cook Brushes Aside Kevin Pietersen Quit Call

    Kevin Pietersen? used his Daily Telegraph column published Saturday to say England skipper Alastair Cook was only still in the job because it would be "yet another PR disaster" for the England and Wales Cricket Board to sack him now.

  • Ukraine Disaster in Search of an Investigation

    Ukraine Disaster in Search of an Investigation

    For all the diplomatic frenzy that has followed the disaster, there is no sign of an investigation here.

  • Britain Helping Protect MH17 Victims Against Fraud

    Britain Helping Protect MH17 Victims Against Fraud

    Britain's Foreign Office has said that it was helping protect victims of the MH17 plane disaster against potential fraud after one man claimed his relative's credit cards had been stolen from the crash site.

  • Taiwan Plane Survivor Crawls Out, Phones Dad

    Taiwan Plane Survivor Crawls Out, Phones Dad

    The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

  • South Korea Lab Fails to Find Out How Ferry Owner Died

    South Korea Lab Fails to Find Out How Ferry Owner Died

    South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that authorities didn't identify his body for a long time and ...

  • 100 Days on, Thousands Mourn South Korean Ferry Victims

    100 Days on, Thousands Mourn South Korean Ferry Victims

    Thousands of people rallied in Seoul on today, 100 days after South Korea's ferry disaster, to push for an independent inquiry into the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives, most of them students.

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