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Death toll from Italian earthquake rises to 17

MEDOLLA, Italy - The death toll from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy rose to 17 after the discovery of another body, officials said Wednesday, as questions were asked about why factory bu

Toll from Pakistani rains mounts as flooding spreads

The toll from torrential rains in Pakistan is mounting, with 230 people killed, more than 300,000 others displaced and 1.1 million homes destroyed or damaged as flooding has inundated 4.5 million acre

Frantic search for survivors of landslide in Portugal

Forty-two people were killed over the weekend in Portugal when flash floods and landslides swept through hillside villages and coastal towns on the island of Madeira.

Death toll estimated at 200,000 in Haiti quake, 61 UN staffers...

The total death toll, according to the Haitian government, is estimated at 200,000, with 80,000 buried in mass graves. And, it is being estimated that two million Haitians are now homeless.

Bangladesh capsized ferry death toll rises to 72

DHAKA, Bangladesh – The death toll from the capsizing of a ferry over the weekend in southern Bangladesh rose Monday to 72 after rescuers recovered an additional 14 bodies.

Death toll rises in Madagascar unrest

In a move by the government of Madagascar to retake control of its buildings, eight people are believed to have been shot dead when security forces opened fire on opposition supporters.

Is Myanmar lying about crackdown death toll?

A United Nations expert has spoken out on the discrepancy between the actual death toll figure and the government figures on the recent government crackdown on protestors.