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10 Killed, 150 Feared Buried In India Landslide

By Siddhartha Kumar, dpa NEW DELHI — At least 10 people were killed and more than 150 trapped when a landslide hit a remote village in western India on Wednesday amid heavy monsoon rains, officials said. Five-meter high piles of mud had buried parts of Malin village in Maharashtra state’s Pune district. “Rescue teams have […]

July 30, 2014

Bangladesh Ferry Carrying Hundreds Sinks

Gajaria (Bangladesh) (AFP) – A heavily-laden ferry capsized and sank in central Bangladesh on Thursday after being caught in a storm, leaving at least 12 people dead and hundreds more missing, police and officials said. Survivors of what is the latest in a string of ferry disasters to blight Bangladesh said the vessel began to […]

May 15, 2014