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Search for survivors after Indonesia earthquake kills 98

Search for survivors after Indonesia earthquake kills 98

Rescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia's resort island of Lombok.

Greece searches for survivors after killer wildfire

Greece searches for survivors after killer wildfire

Desperate relatives appeared on television to plead for help. Others blamed authorities for the disaster, the deadliest blaze in Greece in decades.

Japan PM meets rain disaster survivors, pledges more aid

Japan PM meets rain disaster survivors, pledges more aid

The toll from the record rainfall has continued to rise, as rescue workers dig through the debris and find the remains of dozens of people reported missing.

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said Thursday.

Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems

Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems

People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating migraines, nerve pain and stroke ...

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill 109

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill 109

Rain tapered off across the region battered by the downpour, revealing blue skies and scorching sun forecast to push temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius.

Indonesia lists 180 missing on doomed ferry

Indonesia lists 180 missing on doomed ferry

Divers and an underwater drone joined the search of Lake Toba on Sumatra island on Wednesday as tearful relatives of gathered at the small port in Tigaras.

Search on for dozens missing after Indonesian ferry sinks

Search on for dozens missing after Indonesian ferry sinks

Anguished relatives waited by the shore for news as several hundred personnel fanned out across the huge body of water on Sumatra island.

Bereaved father weeps for lost baby at London fire inquiry

Bereaved father weeps for lost baby at London fire inquiry

The Grenfell Tower fire led to a national outpouring of angst over whether poor quality social housing and neglect by the authorities of an ethnically diverse community had played a part in the tragedy.

After shooting, students make emotional return to Florida school

After shooting, students make emotional return to Florida school

Students and teachers returned Sunday to a Florida school for the first time since 17 people were killed there, consoling each other even as they called for swift action to address gun violence.

Rescue dog hailed a hero after finding Taiwan quake survivors

Rescue dog hailed a hero after finding Taiwan quake survivors

Agencies reported that the dog discovered one survivor who had been trapped in the rubble for 15 hours, and another person who subsequently died.

Taiwan rescuers scour tilting buildings after quake kills 7

Taiwan rescuers scour tilting buildings after quake kills 7

Rescue workers pulled survivors and bodies from buildings tilting precariously in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on Wednesday after an overnight earthquake killed at least seven people and injured more than 250.