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Vietnam says extreme weather linked to typhoon kills 27


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.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Strongest storm in decades kills 18 in south China

In this Tuesday, July 15, 2014 photo, a Chinese man holds an umbrella while wading through a flooded street in Changsha in south China's Hunan province. AP

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.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Basilan deaths rise to 12


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.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 Filipino doctors among 25 dead in Yemen attack


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.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Deadliest earthquakes in Asia since 2010

Waves of tsunami hit residences after a powerful earthquake in Natori, Miyagi prefecture (state), Japan, March 11, 2011.  The largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history slammed the eastern coast. AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »