More than 250 rescue workers attempt to save an estimated 40 others whose homes fell apart while they slept
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Thursday 13 August 2009
Wednesday 05 August 2009
Tuesday 07 July 2009
The delay in monsoon rains in India has left the country's financial capital facing a water crisis.
Saturday 02 May 2009
On the anniversary of the Burmese cyclone, more than a hundred thousand survivors are still living in makeshift shelters hopelessly inadequate to the monsoon rains that will soon engulf the country.
Sunday 18 January 2009
A landslide at a gold mine killed four workers and left 11 missing on the Indonesian island of Lombok, a Health Ministry official said Sunday.
Sunday 19 October 2008
Tuesday 09 September 2008
"Has anybody here seen us busking?" Not a question you expect headliners to ask at this mecca of UK jazz, the preferred venue for US greats to hold court with their residencies.
Tuesday 02 September 2008
Troops and aid workers are scrambling to reach hundreds of thousands of stranded people across flood-devastated northern India in one of the country's largest-ever relief efforts, as hungry villagers began to riot, desperate families swam for their lives and widespread chaos ruled.
Sunday 24 August 2008
Wednesday 09 July 2008
Sunday 23 December 2007
Keep it simple
Tuesday 19 December 2006
Monday 05 June 2006
Showing all the qualities of a sore loser, the Czech Prime Minister Jiri Paroubek, whose Social Democrats lost the national elections at the weekend, finally conceded defeat yesterday while still threatening to challenge the result in the courts.
Wednesday 29 June 2005
Friday 03 June 2005
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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