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Twitter chief vows to help Indonesia fight disasters
Twitter chief vows to help Indonesia fight disasters

Twitter chief Dick Costolo said the microblogging site planned to work with Indonesian authorities to warn people about natural disasters.

Twitter chief vows to help Indonesia fight disasters
Pilot of crash plane was locked out of cockpit: report
Pilot of crash plane was locked out of cockpit: report

A pilot of the plane that crashed in the French Alps left the cockpit before the fateful descent and was left trying to smash the door down but still failed to get back in.

Pilot of crash plane was locked out of cockpit: report
Kazakhstan says at least three citizens killed in Germanwings crash
Kazakhstan says at least three citizens killed in Germanwings crash

The Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan said at least three of its citizens died in the Germanwings airliner crash in the French Alps.

Kazakhstan says at least three citizens killed in Germanwings crash
Tokyo subway attacks: Japan still baffled 20 years on
Tokyo subway attacks: Japan still baffled 20 years on

As Japan prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of a fatal nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subway, experts say the horrifying case still leaves more questions than answers.

Tokyo subway attacks: Japan still baffled 20 years on
Thousands told to evacuate as deadly blaze threatens Chile city
Thousands told to evacuate as deadly blaze threatens Chile city

Chile declared a state of emergency and ordered the evacuation of up to 16,000 people as a raging forest fire led to at least one death and threatened the historic port city of Valparaiso.

Thousands told to evacuate as deadly blaze threatens Chile city
UN disaster meeting opens in tsunami-hit Japan
UN disaster meeting opens in tsunami-hit Japan

Policymakers gathered with hopes high that the conference in tsunami-hit Japan might provide a springboard for real efforts to tackle natural disastersю

UN disaster meeting opens in tsunami-hit Japan
Australia clears up after twin cyclones, more floods expected
Australia clears up after twin cyclones, more floods expected

Australia was clearing up after two severe cyclones left a trail of destruction, wrecking hundreds of homes and cutting electricity to tens of thousands.

Australia clears up after twin cyclones, more floods expected
Destruction as massive cyclones hit Australia
Destruction as massive cyclones hit Australia

Two powerful cyclones pounded Australia and left a trail of destruction with houses ripped apart, trees uprooted and power lines torn down.

Destruction as massive cyclones hit Australia
Minor tsunami hits Japan after undersea quake
Minor tsunami hits Japan after undersea quake

A strong undersea earthquake unleashed a small tsunami off the same coastline of northern Japan devastated by a tsunami in 2011.

Minor tsunami hits Japan after undersea quake
Taiwan pays homage to TransAsia plane crash victims
Taiwan pays homage to TransAsia plane crash victims

Flags across Taiwan flew at half mast to pay homage to the 40 people killed in a TransAsia plane crash last week.

Taiwan pays homage to TransAsia plane crash victims
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Dutch to collect more remains from MH17 Ukraine crash

A Dutch team is to return to the MH17 crash site in war-torn Ukraine to collect more remains of the 298 people killed when the Malaysia Airlines Boeing crashed.

Dutch to collect more remains from MH17 Ukraine crash
AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator
AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last monthю

AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator
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Ten months on, Australia confident of finding MH370

Missing airliner MH370 is "very likely" to be found if it lies in the vast undersea zone now being scoured, and is probably in good condition despite being submerged for 10 months.

Ten months on, Australia confident of finding MH370
Divers make fresh bid to reach AirAsia jet main body
Divers make fresh bid to reach AirAsia jet main body

Indonesian divers made a fresh attempt to reach the main body of an AirAsia plane that crashed in the sea last month with 162 people on board.

Divers make fresh bid to reach AirAsia jet main body
Eleven Ukraine civilians killed when rocket hits bus
Eleven Ukraine civilians killed when rocket hits bus

Eleven Ukrainian civilians were killed and nearly 20 injured when a long-range Grad rocket apparently fired by pro-Russian insurgents hit an intercity bus .

Eleven Ukraine civilians killed when rocket hits bus
Divers go down to AirAsia wreckage as weather clears
Divers go down to AirAsia wreckage as weather clears

Indonesian search officials sent divers down to the bed of the Java Sea during a break in bad weather in hopes of recovering more bodies.

Divers go down to AirAsia wreckage as weather clears
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand's South Island
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand's South Island

New Zealand scientists warned South Island residents to expect a swarm of aftershocks following a strong early morning six-magnitude earthquake.

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand's South Island
Ice likely caused AirAsia crash, Indonesia agency says
Ice likely caused AirAsia crash, Indonesia agency says

Weather was the "triggering factor" in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 with icing likely causing engine damage, Indonesian officials said.

Ice likely caused AirAsia crash, Indonesia agency says
'Two big parts' of AirAsia plane found: search chief
'Two big parts' of AirAsia plane found: search chief

Recovery teams have found two big parts of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the sea last weekend with 162 people on board.

'Two big parts' of AirAsia plane found: search chief
Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight
Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight

Stormy weather forced Indonesian rescuers to suspend their search for the bodies of those on AirAsia's Flight QZ8501.

Bad weather halts recovery of bodies from AirAsia flight