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Several killed as strongest earthquake in 25 years hits Taiwan

A strong offshore magnitude-7.2 earthquake on Wednesday morning shook Taiwan, killing at least nine people and sparking tsunami warnings in Japan and the Philippines. Official sources said over 800...

At least 26 dead and 11 missing after flash floods and landslides on Indonesia’s...

PADANG, Indonesia — Rescuers recovered more bodies as waters began to recede after flash floods and landslides caused by torrential rains on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, which have killed at least 26 people...

Some left helpless to watch as largest wildfire in Texas history devastates their town

As the largest wildfire in Texas history engulfed his town, Danny Phillips was left helpless. “We had to watch from a few miles away as our neighborhood burned,” he...

Death toll in southwestern China landslide rises to 31 while more remain missing

 Authorities raised the confirmed death toll to 31 on Tuesday in a landslide in a remote, mountainous part of China’s southwestern province of Yunnan, Chinese state media reported. The...

7.1 magnitude earthquake rattles part of western China, injuring 6 people and collapsing 47...

 A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck a sparsely populated part of China’s western Xinjiang region early Tuesday, causing extensive damage but injuring just six people in freezing cold weather, authorities said. The quake...