Girl scout among 34 dead found in Indonesian quake quagmire

A woman cries after identifying the remains of a relative who died in an earthquake in the Balaroa neighbourhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October6, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha By Fathin Ungku PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – More than a week after…

Girl scout among 34 dead found in Indonesian quake quagmire

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – More than a week after a major earthquake hit the west coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, rescuers workers were focusing on Saturday on what looks sure to be a long, difficult search for bodies, many buried…

Girl scout among 34 dead found in Indonesian quake quagmire

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – More than a week after a major earthquake hit the west coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, rescuers workers were focusing on Saturday on what looks sure to be a long, difficult search for bodies, many buried…

Pope Francis' Popularity Falls Sharply Among US Catholics

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Toll from Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 1234 as desperation mounts among survivors

PASANGKAYU, Indonesia — The earthquake shook their home so violently that Iffa Elia’s mother and younger sister fell to the floor, and had to crawl out the door to relative safety. Fearful of everything from aftershocks to looting, they knew…

3 kids heading on summer vacations among Italy bridge dead

ROME –  Authorities in Italy, France and Albania have confirmed their citizens are among the 39 victims of Tuesday’s highway bridge collapse in Genoa. They include three children, traveling with their respective families on summer holidays. Here are some of…

Turkey's Economic Red Flags Stand Out Among Emerging Markets

Few other countries are troubled by as broad a constellation of economic problems as Turkey. Above, the nation’s flag hangs over a market area in Istanbul in May. Photo: Diego Cupolo/Zuma Press 17 Comments By Josh Zumbrun Josh Zumbrun The Wall…

Two boys among 35 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa

Survivors who escaped the collapse of an Italian motorway bridge in which at least 35 people died have described “apocalyptic” scenes as cars, lorries and huge chunks of concrete tumbled onto streets and railway lines below. Dozens of cars and…

2 Canadian police officers among 4 dead in shooting; 1 suspect in custody

Two police officers were among the four people shot and killed Friday morning in the Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, police said.  (Fredericton Police Department) Two police officers were among the four people shot and killed Friday morning in…

2 cops, musician among those killed in shooting in Canada

Three of the four people killed in Friday’s shooting in the Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, have been identified as two police officers and a local musician. The Fredericton Police Department identified the two slain offices as Sara Mae…