Tag: landslide

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra
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Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of ... Read More

Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15
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Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019

At least 15 people were killed and 29 others were injured when wedding in the Peruvian city of Abancay has ... Read More

Deadly landslides kill at least five people in Philippines
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Deadly landslides kill at least five people in Philippines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018

Days of monsoon rains have triggered landslides in two provinces in the Philippines that killed at least five people, officials ... Read More

Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400
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Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and injured more than 1,400 on the islands of Java and ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!
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Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian  coast in Lampung
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Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches ... Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii
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Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors ... Read More

One of China’s five sacred mountains closed to tourists
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One of China’s five sacred mountains closed to tourists

editor editor- August 26, 2010

XI'AN - Huashan Mountain, known as one of China's five sacred mountains, has been closed to tourists, after a rain-triggered ... Read More

More landslide threats on Mt. Elgon
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More landslide threats on Mt. Elgon

editor editor- June 1, 2010

Latest information emerging from the east of the country indicate that further Read More

Landslide at Mt. Elgon kills scores of villagers
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Landslide at Mt. Elgon kills scores of villagers

editor editor- March 3, 2010

Following weeks of rain and days of torrential downpour in part of Eastern Uganda, a major landslide on the slopes ... Read More

Frantic search for survivors of landslide in Portugal
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Frantic search for survivors of landslide in Portugal

editor editor- February 23, 2010

Forty-two people were killed over the weekend in Portugal when flash floods and landslides swept through hillside villages and coastal ... Read More

China landslide kills 37 tourists, 15 Brits missing
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China landslide kills 37 tourists, 15 Brits missing

editor editor- May 14, 2008

CHENGDU, China — Thirty-seven tourists were killed when their coach was buried in a landslide after a massive earthquake in ... Read More

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