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Landslide aftermath in Sri Lanka

Rescue teams were sent to the area of Aranayaka, 100 km northeast of the capital Colombo, where over 100 people are missing after two landslides, caused by torrential…

Rescue teams were sent to the area of Aranayaka, 100 km northeast of the capital Colombo, where over 100 people are missing after two landslides, caused by torrential…

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Deadly landslides in Sri Lanka claim scores of victims

200 families feared buried in landslides 230,000 people forced from homes Rescue efforts hampered by powercuts At least 200 families are feared buried beneath massive landslides in central Sri…

200 families feared buried in landslides 230,000 people forced from homes Rescue efforts hampered by powercuts At least 200 families are feared buried beneath massive landslides in central Sri…

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Chinese official 'commits suicide' after Shenzhen landslide

In China, an official responsible for regulating a waste dump has committed suicide. Last week, the dump overflowed triggering a deadly landslide in

In China, an official responsible for regulating a waste dump has committed suicide. Last week, the dump overflowed triggering a deadly landslide in

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Searching for survivors

Rescuers continue to search the site of a massive landslide in China’s manufacturing centre of Shenzhen on Tuesday. Dozens are still missing after a

Rescuers continue to search the site of a massive landslide in China’s manufacturing centre of Shenzhen on Tuesday. Dozens are still missing after a

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Shenzhen survivor rescued after 67 hours under rubble

A man has been found alive 67 hours after a waste heap collapsed on an industrial estate in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. More than 70 others are

A man has been found alive 67 hours after a waste heap collapsed on an industrial estate in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. More than 70 others are

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Buildings collapse in China landslide

More than 20 industrial buildings collapsed and were left buried in mud after a landslide hit the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Sunday morning

More than 20 industrial buildings collapsed and were left buried in mud after a landslide hit the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Sunday morning

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Myanmar: dozens die in jade mine landslide

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 90 people. It is reported those who died were climbing on waste material

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 90 people. It is reported those who died were climbing on waste material

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No more survivors expected after Guatemala mudslide

Hopes fade of finding any remaining survivors under the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of Guatemala City. At least 73 people have

Hopes fade of finding any remaining survivors under the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of Guatemala City. At least 73 people have

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Guatemala mudslide kills dozens, 600 missing

The collapse of a hillside onto a town at the edge of Guatemala City has killed dozens of people. Officials say at least 600 people are believed

The collapse of a hillside onto a town at the edge of Guatemala City has killed dozens of people. Officials say at least 600 people are believed

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UK: a sinkhole appears overnight in a residential area

Five homes were evacuated and 20 people housed in temporary accommodation in St Albans near London, UK, after a huge skinhole appeared overnight.

Five homes were evacuated and 20 people housed in temporary accommodation in St Albans near London, UK, after a huge skinhole appeared overnight.

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Landslides in Nepal leave over 50 dead

Aid workers have been searching through the rubble for survivors after Thursday’s landslides struck the northeastern Nepalese region of Taplejung

Aid workers have been searching through the rubble for survivors after Thursday’s landslides struck the northeastern Nepalese region of Taplejung

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Huge funeral crowd honours victims of Colombian landslide

The funeral has been held in Colombia of 33 of the 84 victims of the Salgar landslide. Many other people remain unaccounted for. Monday’s flash flood

The funeral has been held in Colombia of 33 of the 84 victims of the Salgar landslide. Many other people remain unaccounted for. Monday’s flash flood

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Deadly landslide in Colombia

An avalanche of mud and debris roared over an alpine town in western Colombia, killing at least 78 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by

An avalanche of mud and debris roared over an alpine town in western Colombia, killing at least 78 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by

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Colombia President promises to help families affected by deadly landslide

Rescuers in Colombia continue the search for victims of a landslide that tore through the town of Salgar killing more than 60 people and injuring dozens more in the worst disaster of its kind for a de

Rescuers in Colombia continue the search for victims of a landslide that tore through the town of Salgar killing more than 60 people and injuring dozens more in the worst disaster of its kind for a de

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Heavy loss of life in Colombian landslide

A raging torrent has ripped down a ravine in Colombia’s northwestern mountains and swept the town of Salgar away in a mixture of floodwater and

A raging torrent has ripped down a ravine in Colombia’s northwestern mountains and swept the town of Salgar away in a mixture of floodwater and

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Landslide destroys road in Montenegro

A huge landslide in Montenegro damaged more than 100 metres of highway, creating craters which in some places reached a depth of one metre.

A huge landslide in Montenegro damaged more than 100 metres of highway, creating craters which in some places reached a depth of one metre.

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Bosnia: '4 dead' in coal pit collapse

Bosnian media reports four men were killed while allegedly trying to illegally extract coal from a mine in Dubrava. Radio Slobodna states a huge

Bosnian media reports four men were killed while allegedly trying to illegally extract coal from a mine in Dubrava. Radio Slobodna states a huge

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Death toll reaches 37 after mudslide near Jakarta, Indonesia

At least 37 people are now known to have died in Indonesia after more than 100 homes were swept away by mud gushing into Jemblung village in the

At least 37 people are now known to have died in Indonesia after more than 100 homes were swept away by mud gushing into Jemblung village in the

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Village destroyed by deadly landslide near Jakarta, Indonesia

Rescuers have been struggling to reach more than 100 missing people on Indonesia’s main island of Java. Torrential rain triggered a landslide that

Rescuers have been struggling to reach more than 100 missing people on Indonesia’s main island of Java. Torrential rain triggered a landslide that

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Little hope of finding survivors in deadly Sri Lanka landslide

A Sri Lankan official has said she doesn’t think any survivors will be found under the debris of a deadly landslide in the central village of

A Sri Lankan official has said she doesn’t think any survivors will be found under the debris of a deadly landslide in the central village of

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Search continues for men in Nicaraguan gold mine after 20 rescued

Rescue workers have freed 20 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua. Twenty-nine workers were initially

Rescue workers have freed 20 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua. Twenty-nine workers were initially

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20 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua as search continues

Twenty miners who had been trapped underground for two days after a landslide at a gold mine in Nicaragua have been freed. Authorities said the men

Twenty miners who had been trapped underground for two days after a landslide at a gold mine in Nicaragua have been freed. Authorities said the men

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Japan's PM visits landslide-devastated Hiroshima

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited the area of Hiroshima which has been devastated by landslides, killing at least 54 people with many

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited the area of Hiroshima which has been devastated by landslides, killing at least 54 people with many

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Japan PM Abe visits landslide-hit Hiroshima

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Hiroshima on Monday (25 August) after a series of landslides devastated the city. At least 52 people

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Hiroshima on Monday (25 August) after a series of landslides devastated the city. At least 52 people

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Japan Landslides

Rescue crews in the Japanese city of Hiroshima continued to search for survivors, five days after large landslides killed dozens of people in the

Rescue crews in the Japanese city of Hiroshima continued to search for survivors, five days after large landslides killed dozens of people in the