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Heavy rains trigger landslides in northeast India

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Officials say relentless rains in parts of northeastern India have triggered landslides and flash floods, killing at least seven people.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan landslide toll feared to more than double

Japan's Self-Defense Force members search for survivors in the rubble in a mud-ridden residential area following a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Hillsides caved in or were swept down into residential areas in at least five valleys in the suburbs of the western Japanese city on Wednesday, crushing dozens of houses after heavy rains.(AP Photo/Kyodo News)

The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, police said Friday, as the number of missing people rose to 52 in addition to the 39 confirmed dead.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, houses are heavily damaged after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.  AP

Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

8 dead, 13 missing in Japan landslides–reports

Japan Landslide

Eight people died and at least 13 were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early Wednesday in at least five landslides.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

100 likely dead as Nepal landslide blocks river

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Fresh rainfall was hampering a search Sunday for scores of villagers believed to be buried by a massive landslide in northern Nepal, where army troops used explosives to blast a river blockage in an attempt to release a dangerous water buildup.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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