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World - Africa
3/14/2023 4:43:13 PM
At least 190 people have died in Malawi since Cyclone Freddy smashed into southern Africa at the weekend, triggering flooding and mudslides, Malawian authorities said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
3/13/2023 10:04:56 PM
Nearly 100 people have died in Malawi's southern districts after Cyclone Freddy made a rare return to southern Africa with torrential rains that triggered flooding, the country's disaster agency said Monday.

Life & Style - Health
3/11/2023 11:21:18 AM
On the third anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus is still spreading and the death toll is nearing 7 million worldwide. Yet most people have resumed their normal lives, thanks to a wall of immunity built from infections and vaccines.

World - International
3/1/2023 10:22:02 PM
Rescuers searched for survivors Wednesday in the mangled, burned-out wreckage of two trains that slammed into each other in northern Greece, killing at least 43 people and crumpling carriages into twisted steel knots in the country's worst-ever rail crash.

World - Region
2/28/2023 5:19:55 PM
A devastating earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria killed more than 50,000 people, in a toll revised by AFP that includes figures from both government and rebel-controlled parts of war-torn Syria.

World - International
2/22/2023 8:47:35 PM
At least 48 people were killed in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in southeastern Brazil, authorities said Wednesday, updating the death toll as the search for dozens of missing entered the fourth day.

World - Region
2/22/2023 8:08:00 PM
Israeli troops killed 10 Palestinians Wednesday in a raid on the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, while more than 102 suffered gunshot wounds with 3 in critical condition, the Palestinian health ministry said.

World - International
2/21/2023 10:16:00 AM
The death toll in Turkey and Syria rose to eight in a new and powerful earthquake that struck two weeks after a devastating temblor killed nearly 45,000 people, authorities and media said Tuesday.

World - Region
2/18/2023 7:58:25 PM
The death toll on Saturday rose to more than 44,000 from the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria with the body of former Ghana international footballer Christian Atsu also found beneath a collapsed building in Antakya.

World - Region
2/18/2023 11:47:34 AM
The death toll from an attack blamed on the Islamic State group in Syria has risen to 68, a war monitor said Saturday, the deadliest attack in over a year.

World - Region
2/16/2023 7:50:04 PM
The United Nations regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syrian crisis said Thursday that the country's death toll from last week's deadly earthquake is likely to rise further as teams scramble to remove rubble in hard-hit areas.

World - Region
2/13/2023 10:28:12 AM
Rescue crews on Monday pulled a 40-year-old woman from the wreckage of a building a week after two powerful earthquakes struck, but reports of rescues are coming less often as the time since the quake reaches the limits of the human body's ability to survive without water, especially in sub-freezing temperatures.

World - Region
2/12/2023 4:01:18 PM
The UN denounced Sunday a failure to get desperately needed aid to war-torn regions of Syria, while warning that the death toll of nearly 30,000 from an earthquake that also devastated Turkey could at least double.

World - Region
2/12/2023 10:20:34 AM
Ibrahim Zakaria lost track of time drifting into and out of consciousness while trapped for nearly five days in the rubble of his home following the massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria this week.

World - Region
2/10/2023 1:17:41 PM
Emergency crews made a series of dramatic rescues in Turkey on Friday, pulling several people, some almost unscathed, from the rubble, four days after a catastrophic earthquake killed more than 20,000.

World - Region
2/9/2023 8:58:38 PM
The death toll from a massive earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria climbed to more than 20,000 on Thursday, as hopes fade of finding survivors stuck under rubble in freezing weather.

World - International
2/8/2023 3:44:53 PM
With the death toll rising by the hour, the massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 5 is already among the ten deadliest of the 21st century.

World - Region
2/8/2023 1:28:00 PM
The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria rose above 11,200 on Wednesday as rescuers raced to save survivors trapped under debris in the winter cold.

World - Region
2/7/2023 6:33:31 PM
Search teams and emergency aid from around the world poured into Turkey and Syria on Tuesday as rescuers working in freezing temperatures dug - sometimes with their bare hands - through the remains of buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake. The death toll soared above 5,300 and was still expected to rise.

World - Region
2/7/2023 11:44:00 AM
Rescuers raced Tuesday to find survivors in the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks that struck eastern Turkey and neighboring Syria, with the discovery of more bodies raising the death toll to more than 5,000.

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