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.
Desperate relatives appeared on television to plead for help. Others blamed authorities for the disaster, the deadliest blaze in Greece in decades.
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.
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.
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Rain tapered off across the region battered by the downpour, revealing blue skies and scorching sun forecast to push temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius.
Anguished relatives waited by the shore for news as several hundred personnel fanned out across the huge body of water on Sumatra island.
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.
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.
Agencies reported that the dog discovered one survivor who had been trapped in the rubble for 15 hours, and another person who subsequently died.
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.