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Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
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Friend of Carles Puigdemont
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Asian Games swimming champion, China
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Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Rescue operations are continuing after a powerful earthquake struck southwestern China.
At least 380 people have been confirmed dead in the 6.5
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 southwestern China, killing at least 150 people according to local media reports.
The US Geological Survey has
Chinese dissident Tan Zuoren has been released after serving his full, five-year term in prison. He was sentenced in February 2010 for “inciting
An earthquake of around 7 magnitude has struck China’s far western region of Xinjiang.
There are no immediate reports of casualties or
A desperate search for survivors is underway in the devastated hillsides after the two earthquakes which struck north west China. The total number of
Up to 73 people have reportedly been killed after a strong earthquake in China’s western Gansu province.
The quake hit Minxian and Zhangxian
The Lushan Earthquake Rescue and Relief Headquarters released for the first time some of the monitoring videos of what happened to people during the
Emergency services in China are using explosives and heavy equipment to clear a way to remote areas hit by Saturday’s earthquake.
People wait for their family members to be pulled from a landslide caused by the earthquake in south-west China. They say authorities are
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
Chinese state media has shown images of the country’s Premier, Li Keqiang, visiting the victims of the devastating earthquake in China’s Sichuan
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
Most brides would expect the earth to move on their wedding day, but not literally.
TV reporter Chen Ying was just about to take her nuptials when
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
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
Residents of Yunnan Province in China flee helped by rescuers to avoid landslides following an earthquake.
Rescue workers are continuing efforts to reach remote communities hit by back-to-back earthquakes in southwestern China.
At least 80 people are
Southwestern China has been hit by two earthquakes leaving as many as 50 people dead and thousands of homes destroyed.
Authorities say tens of