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At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people left homeless by Etna volcano earthquake

At least 400 people have been left homeless by the 4.8-magnitude earthquake that struck towns near the Mount Etna volcano, Italy's Civil Protection Agency said Thursday.

4.8 quake hits area near Sicily's Mount Etna

4.8 quake hits area near Sicily's Mount Etna

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the area around Europe's most active volcano Mount Etna early Wednesday, injuring four people, damaging old buildings and forcing the closure of part of a highway ...

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach isolated tsunami-struck towns

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach isolated tsunami-struck towns

Indonesian search and rescue teams Wednesday plucked stranded residents from remote islands and pushed into isolated communities desperate for aid in the aftermath of a volcano-triggered tsunami that killed over 400.

Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters

Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters

Desperately-needed aid flowed into a stretch of Indonesia's tsunami-struck coastline Tuesday, but humanitarian workers warned that clean water and medicine supplies ...

Italy's Mount Etna erupts, authorities close airport

Italy's Mount Etna erupts, authorities close airport

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, erupted on Monday, sending a huge column of ash into the sky and causing the closure of Catania airport on Sicily's eastern coast.

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Indonesian rescuers raced to find survivors Monday after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves.

222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further.

Japan volcano erupts, ejecting smoke and rocks

Japan volcano erupts, ejecting smoke and rocks

Shinmoedake, in a mainly rural area about 985 km from Tokyo on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, had quietened down since the earlier eruption.

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.

Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died

Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died

Guatemala on Sunday ended its victim search efforts in the zone that suffered most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said.

200 missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

200 missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

Explosions boomed from Guatemala's fearsome Fuego volcano Wednesday, unleashing fresh torrents of molten mud and ash down slopes where officials said 75 people had been killed and 200 were still missing.

Helicopters rescue residents from fresh Hawaii volcano lava flow

Helicopters rescue residents from fresh Hawaii volcano lava flow

Helicopters were rushed in to rescue four trapped residents after lava flowing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated a cluster of homes, as the US Geological Survey said Saturday an explosion from its crater sent ash pouring into the sky.