Extreme weather caused by Typhoon Rammasun (locally named Glenda in the Philippines) has killed 27 people in Vietnam, with the storm unleashing flash floods, landslides and lightning strikes, authorities said Tuesday.
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed 18 people, the government said Sunday, while in the Philippines the death toll from the storm’s earlier destruction rose to 94.
The death toll in the fighting between Muslim rebels and soldiers in the southern Philippines has risen to 12, officials in the area said Saturday.
Six doctors, including a Venezuelan and two from the Philippines, were among 25 people killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack on Yemen’s defense ministry complex Thursday, medical and security sources said.
Below is a list of the deadliest earthquakes to hit the Asian continent since 2010, after a major quake rocked the Philippines on Tuesday, killing at least 85 people.