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Five reported dead in China quake

The death toll in Saturday’s 6.3 magnitude earthquake in south west China’s Sichuan Province has risen to five. At least 50 more people have been

The death toll in Saturday’s 6.3 magnitude earthquake in south west China’s Sichuan Province has risen to five. At least 50 more people have been

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China: Powerful earthquake hits Yunnan province

A strong earthquake has struck China’s southwestern province of Yunnan, where hundreds died in a violent tremor in the summer. Homes have been

A strong earthquake has struck China’s southwestern province of Yunnan, where hundreds died in a violent tremor in the summer. Homes have been

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China: search continues for earthquake survivors

In the town of Longtoushan, at the epicenter of the Ludian earthquake, soldiers and relief workers are carrying relief supplies from trucks that

In the town of Longtoushan, at the epicenter of the Ludian earthquake, soldiers and relief workers are carrying relief supplies from trucks that

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China earthquake death toll close to 600

The death toll from the earthquake which struck south east China continues to rise. Almost 600 people have been confirmed dead and more than 24000

The death toll from the earthquake which struck south east China continues to rise. Almost 600 people have been confirmed dead and more than 24000

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Chinese premier visits area devastated by quake

Thousands of police, soldiers and fire fighters are working around the clock to find survivors following an earthquake in south western China over

Thousands of police, soldiers and fire fighters are working around the clock to find survivors following an earthquake in south western China over

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Rescuers search for earthquake survivors in China

Rescuers have been searching for survivors through the rubble of buildings destroyed in the earthquake that shook south western China on

Rescuers have been searching for survivors through the rubble of buildings destroyed in the earthquake that shook south western China on

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China earthquake: 381 people confirmed killed

Rescue operations have been underway after a deadly quake killed hundreds of people in south-west China’s Yunnan Province. So far, 381 people have been confirmed killed in the 6.5-magnitude earthquake. About 930 firefighters, 141 fire trucks and 19 sniffer dogs are searching for survivors in Zhaotong city of Yunnan Province.

Rescue operations have been underway after a deadly quake killed hundreds of people in south-west China’s Yunnan Province. So far, 381 people have been confirmed killed in the 6.5-magnitude earthquake. About 930 firefighters, 141 fire trucks and 19 sniffer dogs are searching for survivors in Zhaotong city of Yunnan Province.

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At least 380 killed in China earthquake as rescue efforts continue

Rescue operations are continuing after a powerful earthquake struck southwestern China. At least 380 people have been confirmed dead in the 6.5

Rescue operations are continuing after a powerful earthquake struck southwestern China. At least 380 people have been confirmed dead in the 6.5

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Deadly earthquake hits China killing hundreds

A powerful earthquake has struck southwest China killing over 360 people, according to local media reports. The US geological survey has measured

A powerful earthquake has struck southwest China killing over 360 people, according to local media reports. The US geological survey has measured

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Deadly earthquake hits China

A powerful earthquake has struck southwestern China, killing at least 150 people according to local media reports. The US Geological Survey has

A powerful earthquake has struck southwestern China, killing at least 150 people according to local media reports. The US Geological Survey has

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Chinese dissident Tan Zuoren released from prison

Chinese dissident Tan Zuoren has been released after serving his full, five-year term in prison. He was sentenced in February 2010 for “inciting

Chinese dissident Tan Zuoren has been released after serving his full, five-year term in prison. He was sentenced in February 2010 for “inciting

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Powerful earthquake hits western China

An earthquake of around 7 magnitude has struck China’s far western region of Xinjiang. There are no immediate reports of casualties or

An earthquake of around 7 magnitude has struck China’s far western region of Xinjiang. There are no immediate reports of casualties or

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Rescue teams in China quake search for survivors

A desperate search for survivors is underway in the devastated hillsides after the two earthquakes which struck north west China. The total number of

A desperate search for survivors is underway in the devastated hillsides after the two earthquakes which struck north west China. The total number of

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Dozens killed as quake strikes China's western Gansu province

Up to 73 people have reportedly been killed after a strong earthquake in China’s western Gansu province. The quake hit Minxian and Zhangxian

Up to 73 people have reportedly been killed after a strong earthquake in China’s western Gansu province. The quake hit Minxian and Zhangxian

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Sichuan earthquake video released

The Lushan Earthquake Rescue and Relief Headquarters released for the first time some of the monitoring videos of what happened to people during the

The Lushan Earthquake Rescue and Relief Headquarters released for the first time some of the monitoring videos of what happened to people during the

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China: Aftershocks and landslides hamper quake rescue efforts

Emergency services in China are using explosives and heavy equipment to clear a way to remote areas hit by Saturday’s earthquake. Bad weather

Emergency services in China are using explosives and heavy equipment to clear a way to remote areas hit by Saturday’s earthquake. Bad weather

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China earthquake survivors wait for help

People wait for their family members to be pulled from a landslide caused by the earthquake in south-west China. They say authorities are

People wait for their family members to be pulled from a landslide caused by the earthquake in south-west China. They say authorities are

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Rescuers struggle to reach China quake zone

Rescuers are having to use whatever comes to hand as the search for survivors of China’s worst earthquake in three years goes on. The army and

Rescuers are having to use whatever comes to hand as the search for survivors of China’s worst earthquake in three years goes on. The army and

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Chinese Premier vows to use 'high technology' to help quake victims

Chinese state media has shown images of the country’s Premier, Li Keqiang, visiting the victims of the devastating earthquake in China’s Sichuan

Chinese state media has shown images of the country’s Premier, Li Keqiang, visiting the victims of the devastating earthquake in China’s Sichuan

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China in shock after earthquake

People in Lushan county said that they were still in shock a day after China’s worst earthquake in three years struck their hometown, killing at

People in Lushan county said that they were still in shock a day after China’s worst earthquake in three years struck their hometown, killing at

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Death toll rises after China's deadly earthquake

It was a long day of searching for trapped survivors, after China’s worst earthquake in three years. At least 157 people are dead and 5,700

It was a long day of searching for trapped survivors, after China’s worst earthquake in three years. At least 157 people are dead and 5,700

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China quake kills scores and injurers thousands

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck China’s southwestern Sichuan province. Reports suggest that scores of people have been killed and over 2,000

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck China’s southwestern Sichuan province. Reports suggest that scores of people have been killed and over 2,000

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Death toll rises after China's deadly earthquake

It was a long day of searching for trapped survivors, after China’s worst earthquake in three years. At least 157 people are dead and 5,700

It was a long day of searching for trapped survivors, after China’s worst earthquake in three years. At least 157 people are dead and 5,700

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China: fleeing earthquake landslides

Residents of Yunnan Province in China flee helped by rescuers to avoid landslides following an earthquake.

Residents of Yunnan Province in China flee helped by rescuers to avoid landslides following an earthquake.

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Rescuers struggle to reach remote areas after China quake

Rescue workers are continuing efforts to reach remote communities hit by back-to-back earthquakes in southwestern China. At least 80 people are

Rescue workers are continuing efforts to reach remote communities hit by back-to-back earthquakes in southwestern China. At least 80 people are

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Widespread destruction as two quakes hit China

Southwestern China has been hit by two earthquakes leaving as many as 50 people dead and thousands of homes destroyed. Authorities say tens of

Southwestern China has been hit by two earthquakes leaving as many as 50 people dead and thousands of homes destroyed. Authorities say tens of