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Seven children among 13 killed in Pakistan landslide
Seven children among 13 killed in Pakistan landslide

Thirteen people including seven children were crushed to death in Karachi Tuesday when a rare landslide struck their thatch huts as they slept.

Seven children among 13 killed in Pakistan landslide
Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling
Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling

Landslides triggered by heavy rain killed at least 21 people across India's famed tea-growing region of Darjeeling, with more feared trapped under mounds of mud and debris.

Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling
Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 51
Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 51

Indonesian rescuers dug through mud with shovels and their bare hands for a third day in the hunt for dozens of people still missing after a landslide.

Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 51
12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide: official
12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide: official

A landslide triggered by torrential downpours has killed at least 12 people and left nearly 100 others missing on Indonesia's main island of Java.

12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide: official
Japanese PM visits Hiroshima after killer landslides
Japanese PM visits Hiroshima after killer landslides

Prime Minister pledged full support for victims of last week's massive landslides in Hiroshima, as he made his first visit to the Japanese city.

Japanese PM visits Hiroshima after killer landslides
Japan death toll feared to double as landslide fears halt rescue
Japan death toll feared to double as landslide fears halt rescue

The death toll from landslides in western Japan could more than double, as fears of a fresh collapse halted the search for 51 people still missing.

Japan death toll feared to double as landslide fears halt rescue
At least 27 dead as Japan landslide buries homes
At least 27 dead as Japan landslide buries homes

A huge landslide that engulfed homes in western Japan killed at least 27 people and left another 10 missing.

At least 27 dead as Japan landslide buries homes
Rescuers battle rains after India landslide, 150 feared dead
Rescuers battle rains after India landslide, 150 feared dead

Rescue workers dug through deep mud and debris on Thursday in search of victims of a major landslide in western India that buried homes, with the death toll expected to reach 150.

Rescuers battle rains after India landslide, 150 feared dead
Ivory Coast rainy season death toll reaches 39
Ivory Coast rainy season death toll reaches 39

Flooding and landslides during the Ivory Coast's rainy season have killed 39 people over the last month, officials said.

Ivory Coast rainy season death toll reaches 39
Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter
Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter

Japan braced Tuesday for one of its worst storms in years as typhoon Neoguri barrelled towards the southern Okinawa island chain, with the national weather agency issuing its highest alert and nearly half-a-million people urged to take shelter.

Japan on highest typhoon alert, 480,000 urged to take shelter
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New homes for Mexican village after landslide

Mexico's government presented on Monday 125 new homes to residents of a southwestern mountain village that was buried by a massive landslide that killed 71 people last year.

New homes for Mexican village after landslide
Death toll rises to 10 in Colombia mine disaster
Death toll rises to 10 in Colombia mine disaster

Rescue workers recovered more bodies Saturday of people killed in a landslide at an illegal gold mine in western Colombia, raising the death toll to 10, with an additional six feared dead.

Death toll rises to 10 in Colombia mine disaster
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350 dead, hundreds missing in Afghan landslide village

More than 300 people were killed and hundreds of others feared dead after a landslide buried an Afghan village, officials said, as rescue teams on Saturday rushed to the scene in the hope of finding any survivors.

350 dead, hundreds missing in Afghan landslide village
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Four killed in landslide in northern Afghanistan: officials

A landslide triggered by heavy rains and a small earthquake swept through two villages in northern Afghanistan killing four people and destroying around 100 houses, officials said Saturday.

Four killed in landslide in northern Afghanistan: officials
Five dead as landslide derails Indonesian train
Five dead as landslide derails Indonesian train

A landslide triggered by heavy rain derailed a train as it travelled through Indonesia's main island of Java on Friday, leaving five people dead, an official said.

Five dead as landslide derails Indonesian train
US landslide towns divided by mud, united by grief
US landslide towns divided by mud, united by grief

As the likely death toll from the monster landslide in the picture postcard valley town of Oso climbs into the dozens, that's a common feeling round here, more than a week after the catastrophe.

US landslide towns divided by mud, united by grief
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Up to 18 unaccounted for in deadly US landslide

Up to 18 people were unaccounted for more than 24 hours after a massive landslide slammed into a mountainside community killing four in the northwestern United States, officials said Sunday.

Up to 18 unaccounted for in deadly US landslide
Hopes fade in search for survivors of Tibet landslide
Hopes fade in search for survivors of Tibet landslide

Hopes were fading Sunday that Chinese search and rescue teams would find survivors, two days after a huge landslide crashed down a Tibetan mountain and buried more than 80 mine workers.

Hopes fade in search for survivors of Tibet landslide
Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide
Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

A desperate search for three people missing in a landslide in southwestern China ended on Saturday when their bodies were pulled from the mud, taking the final death toll to 46 -- many of them children.

Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide
All 18 children dead in China landslide: state media
All 18 children dead in China landslide: state media

All 18 school children who were buried when a landslide engulfed their primary school in remote and mountainous southwestern China have died.

All 18 children dead in China landslide: state media