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Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1,400

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1,400

The death toll in Indonesia's twin quake-tsunami disaster passed 1,400 Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning of ‘vast’ unmet needs.

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread.

Japan toll 44 after strong quake, no more missing

Japan toll 44 after strong quake, no more missing

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said no one was left on a missing list, which suggested the figure could be the final death toll.

Hunt for survivors as Japan quake toll rises to 30

Hunt for survivors as Japan quake toll rises to 30

The majority of the dead are from the small rural town of Atsuma, where a cluster of dwellings were wrecked when a hillside collapsed from the force of the earthquake.

Rattled quake survivors mark Eid on Indonesian island

Rattled quake survivors mark Eid on Indonesian island

The evacuees prayed, chanted and feasted together, marking the festival of sacrifice in open rice fields and under tents.

Rescuers dig for survivors amid anger over Italy bridge collapse

Rescuers dig for survivors amid anger over Italy bridge collapse

Italy's government has intensified its attacks on the operator of the decades-old Morandi bridge, which buckled without warning on Tuesday.

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.