7 dead, 2 missing after storm hits Himalayan mountain in Nepal

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE KATHMANDU, Nepal — Seven people, including South Korean climbers, were killed and two more are missing on Gurja Himal mountain…

Three dead, IMF summit shaken as strong quake hits Indonesia

Three people were crushed to death in their sleep when the quake brought down buildings and damaged some 210 houses (AFP Photo/Handout) Jakarta (AFP) – An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are…

Last day of search for victims of Indonesia disaster; three dead in Java quake

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Rescue workers scoured the rubble of devastated communities on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Thursday, the last day of the search for victims of a 7.5 magnitude quake and tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people two…

No One Left to Save: Searching for the Dead in Indonesia

No One Left to Save: Searching for the Dead in Indonesia The twin natural disasters of an earthquake and tsunami destroyed entire areas of the city of Palu, Indonesia. Search efforts are no longer aimed at finding survivors. Instead, they…

Four People Dead after Massive Sidewalk Sinkhole Swallows Them

Four people died after being swallowed by a giant sinkhole in China on Sunday, authorities said today, following an unsuccessful bid to save two missing victims. The ground opened up without warning in a district of Dazhou city, Sichuan province,…

News Daily: Climate warning, and 20 dead in limousine crash

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Act now on climate change, world told How bad are the risks of global warming? Very, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which says keeping the long-term…

At least 12 dead in Haiti earthquake: govt spokesman

View photos Seven of the dead in an earthquake in Haiti were killed in the city of Port-de-Paix, seen here More A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the northwest coast of Haiti late Saturday, killing at least 12 people, injuring more…

At least 7 dead and more than 100 hurt in Haiti earthquake, with toll likely to rise

At least seven deaths have been confirmed following an earthquake in northwest Haiti.. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook the island late Saturday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. At least five of the deaths were registered in the the…

At least 10 dead in Haiti earthquake: officials

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A 5.9 magnitude earthquake killed at least 10 people in Haiti on Saturday, officials said, after the tremor knocked down buildings in the north of the impoverished Caribbean country. The police chief for the northwest region, Jackson…

At least 10 dead in Haiti earthquake: officials

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A 5.9 magnitude earthquake killed at least 10 people in Haiti on Saturday, officials said, after the tremor knocked down buildings in the north of the impoverished Caribbean country. The police chief for the northwest region, Jackson…