• Floods Kill at Least Ten in Quake-Hit Area in Turkey

    Floods have killed at least ten people in Turkey's earthquake zones, making quake survivors' lives even harder, as authorities warn that heavy rain will likely continue.

  • Earthquake in Ecuador kills at least 13 people

    News Incidents At least 13 people died as a result of a strong earthquake in Ecuador and northern Peru. > As it turned out, the earthquake, the epicenter of which was recorded in the Ecuadorian coastal region of Guayas, was also felt in the neighboring country. Peruvian Prime Minister Alberto Otarola said that a […]

  • Extremists kill at least 36 people in Congo

    News Incidents At least 36 people have been killed by extremists in the conflict-torn eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the military said on Thursday. The Alliance of Democratic Forces, an ISIS-linked rebel militias, have killed civilians in the village of Mukondi in North Kivu province, said Congo army spokesman in Beni city, Capt. […]

  • Indonesia: Landslide kills at least 11 people

    News Incidents At least 11 people died on Monday in Indonesia's Natuna region after a landslide caused by heavy rains covered homes, the country's disaster management agency said, Reuters reported. Abdul Muhari, an emergency spokesman, said 11 bodies had been found and 50 more were missing. Junaina, an emergency spokesman for Riau Province, said […]

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    EU hosts fundraising meeting for Turkey, Syria after quake

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and its international partners are gathered in Brussels to raise money for Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated parts of both countries last month. The magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Feb. 6 killed more than 52,000 people — the vast majority in Turkey. More than

  • Unidentified illness kills at least 5 people in Tanzania

    Tanzania is investigating an outbreak of an unidentified illness which has killed at least five people in the country’s northwest, local officials say. Urgent efforts are underway to identify the illness. The health ministry said at least seven people in two villages in Bukoba district, which is part of the Kagera region, had fallen ill […]

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    At least 19 people killed in Congo by suspected extremists

    By JEAN-YVES KAMALE Associated Press KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities say rebels in eastern Congo killed at least 19 people and set fire to a health center and houses. The former governor of North Kivu province said in a Sunday interview with state media that gunmen suspected of being part of the Allied Democratic Forces

  • At least 14 killed as strong quake jolts Ecuador and Peru

    At least 14 people were killed, several were wounded and buildings were damaged in a powerful earthquake that shook Peru and Ecuador Saturday, authorities said.

  • Northwest Pakistan house fire kills at least 10 people

    A northwest Pakistan house fire killed at least 10 people early Friday morning. The people who died, including women and children, were killed by a collapsing roof.

  • Flash floods kill at least 14 in Turkish quake zone

    ISTANBUL — Flash floods killed at least 14 people living in tents and container housing across Turkey's quake-hit region on Wednesday, piling more pressure on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of crunch elections. Several more people were swept away by the rushing water, which turned streets into muddy rivers in areas hit by last month's 7.8-magnitude quake, officials said. More than 48,000 people died in Turkey and nearly 6,000 in Syria in the February 6 disaster, the region's deadliest in...

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    Government: Gunmen in north Nigeria kill at least 16 people

    By CHINEDU ASADU Associated Press ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The government in Nigeria says gunmen killed at least 16 people during an attack in the country’s northwest. A spokesperson for the local government told The Associated Press on Sunday that the assailants stormed the Zangon Kataf Local Government Area in Kaduna state and opened fire

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    Reports: Suspected drone strike in Syria kills at least 3

    BEIRUT (AP) — Reports say that an explosion in eastern Syria killed at least three people. A war monitoring group said the blast on Wednesday was likely caused by a drone strike that targeted Iran-backed militiamen. No group claimed responsibility for an attack in the area. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said four people