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Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with 93 missing.

A couple and their two-month-old baby were the only survivors reported to be found alive in the rubble

- GulfNews - AE

Eid arrives in Bangladesh hills gripped by loss from landslides.

Eid-ul-Fitr will bring little joy to Bangladesh's hill districts devastated by recent landslides.

- BDNews24 - BD

Reuters Video: Hopes fade for victims of China landslide.

Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Hopes fade in grim search for Xinmo landslide survivors.

Thousands of Chinese rescuers with detection devices and dogs look for survivors after disaster in Sichuan province.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Hundreds evacuated due to forest fires in southern Spain.

- More than 700 people were evacuated from homes, campsites and hotels due to the threat from a forest fire in southern Spain, emergency services said on Sunday.

- Reuters - US

Hopes fade in China as rescue workers search for missing after landslide.

A huge landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo as dawn broke on Saturday

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Dog in forlorn search for owner after China landslide: state media.

A droopy-eyed white dog apparently looking for its owner has been found in the rubble of a landslide that buried a village in southwest China, a state broadcaster said Sunday. A rescuer was seen on English-language channel CGTN trying to coax the downcast canine away from the mound of rocks and earth that has left more than ...

- Yahoo! News - US

15 taken off missing list in China landslide.

RESCUE headquarters said on Sunday afternoon that 15 people had been taken off the list of missing people after the landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday. Xu Zhiwen, deputy chief of the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba, said that by 2 p.m. Sunday, 10 have been confirmed dead and 15 people ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Hopes fade in China for 93 missing in landslide.

A huge landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo, in mountainous Sichuan province, as dawn broke on Saturday.  

- Zee News - IN

93 still missing after massive landslide buries Chinese mountain village.

The rescue involved more than 3,000 people despite the danger of more landslides, Xinhua reported.

- Global News - CA

Sri Lanka tea farmers struggle after devastating floods.

Tea industry counts cost of natural disaster that claimed 200 lives and displaced more than 600,000 people last month.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Hopes fade in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Hopes fade in China for 93 missing in landslide

MAO COUNTY, China - Rescue workers in southwestern China pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people missing after a landslide buried a mountain village, with some residents giving up hope of finding survivors.

- Reuters - US

Hopes fade in China for 93 missing in landslide

MAO COUNTY, China - Rescue workers in China pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with some residents giving up hope of finding survivors.

- Reuters - US

The Latest: 10 bodies found, 93 missing in China landslide

The Latest on the massive landslide in southwestern China : 5:50 p.m. Rescuers have recovered 10 bodies and are still searching for 93 other people, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.

- FOX News - US

Chinese Landslide Leaves 93 Missing

Rescue workers in China are attempting to recover bodies Sunday following the deadly landslide in the southwestern province of Sichuan.  Officials say 93 people remain missing after a huge landslide Saturday buried the mountain village of Xinmo in Mao county, Chinese authorities said. Three people, a couple and their baby ...

- Voice of America - US

Hundreds evacuated due to forest fires in southern Spain

More than 700 people were evacuated from homes, campsites and hotels due to the threat from a forest fire in southern Spain, emergency services said on Sunday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with 93 missing

Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors.

- BDNews24 - BD

China landslide: 15 killed, 120 missing

Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing.

- Times Of India - IN

Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with 93 missing

Sichuan province is prone to earthquakes, including a 8.0 magnitude tremor in central Sichuan`s Wenchuan county in 2008 that killed nearly 70,000 people.

- Zee News - IN

Ten bodies found, 93 missing at southwest China landslide site

Rescue workers in southwest China have recovered more bodies while 93 remain missing following a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains engulfed a mountain village. Ten bodies had been discovered at the disaster site by Sunday afternoon while 15 people, originally thought to be missing, were located elsewhere by their ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Rainstorms continue to pound south China

CHINA'S national observatory Sunday maintained an orange rainstorm alert, the second most serious level, as heavy rain left dozens of people dead or missing, and is expected to continue in southern regions. Heavy rain will hit parts of Fujian, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan and Zhejiang provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

China races to save landslide victims

OVER 3,000 rescuers are searching for at least 118 people trapped under rocks and mud by a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The landslide engulfed 62 homes in Xinmo village in Maoxian County Saturday morning, blocking a 2-km section of river and burying 1,600 meters of road. About eight million cubic meters ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Mission brings joy to victims of flooding

When Henry Fernandez saw on social media how last month's prolonged rain ravaged sections of the island, he had one thought , how could he help?

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with 93 missing

MAO COUNTY, China - Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors.

- Reuters - US

Scores feared dead in China as landslide buries village

About a thousand rescuers are searching through rubble to find 118 people missing after a landslide devastated their village in Sichuan province, southwestern China.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with 93 missing

escue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors

- The Daily Star - LB

Peace Winds Japan teams up with local partner to provide emergency relief items for Sri Lanka flood victims

June 25, Colombo: Heavy rainfall brought by the southwest monsoon triggered flooding and landslides in 15 of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka affected about 630,000 people.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

Spokesman for the Secretary-General On China

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General On China The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the mudslides in Maoxin county, Sichuan province, in the People’s Republic of China. The Secretary-General ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

DFA extends sympathies to families of landslide victims in China

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs extends its deepest condolences to the kin of the fatalities in the deadly landslide in China on Saturday, which has left at least 15 people dead and over a hundred missing.  

- GMA News - PH

China landslide: More than 100 missing as search continues

Thousands of rescuers are digging through rocks for a second day in the hope of finding survivors.

- BBC - UK

News24.com | Hopes dim in search for 118 buried by China landslide

Rescuers in China are digging through earth and rocks for a second day in an increasingly bleak search for some 118 people still missing after their village vanished under a huge landslide.

- News24.com - ZA

Hopes fade in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

Rescue workers in China searched for 118 people still missing more than 24 hours after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading on ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Rescuers continue search for 118 missing in landslide

Rescue workers in China are continuing to search for 118 people still missing more than 24 hours after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading after 15 bodies were pulled out of the rock and mud during the first day of the search.

- RTE - IE

30 killed in Eastern Lakes state inter-communal fight

June 23, 2017 - At least 30 people have been killed in an inter-communal fight between in South Sudan's Eastern Lakes state. The clashes, an official said, took place between armed youth from the Atuot clan of Yirol center in Eastern Lakes state on Thursday evening. According to an official, armed youth from the Atuot clan ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Hopes fade in China as more landslide victims found with over 100 missing

MAO COUNTY, China - Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for more than 100 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors.

- Reuters - US

Chinese roast duck, humanness and the police

Friends, I had a good laugh after seeing the sign at the Chinese restaurant. if you want roast duck , please place order three days in advance. I hope no one wants the 'Chiney' special as it might tek a whole year fi ketch that one.What a way the mountain gave way, killing more than 100 in Sichuan province. It was one heck ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Deadly Landslide Buries 62 Homes, 120 People

Officials say more than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China, the AP reports. The Sichuan provincial government says the landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a...

- Newser - US

At least 15 dead, 118 missing after China landslide

A landslide in southwest China's Sichuan province buried more than 100 people, the Chinese state-run broadcaster China Central Television reported Saturday.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Getting Down to Business

Monday is the first official day of our new TPM Investigations Desk. So our editors don't kill me, I want to be clear that no one should expect a flood of exclusives on day or two or three or even in week one. We're building a new part of the editorial team, a new editorial process within our organization. It will be an ...

- TPM News - US

Over 100 people feared buried in China landslide

At least fifteen people were found dead and over 100 remained missing hours after a massive landslide buried a mountain village in southwest China on Saturday as rescuers frantically scoured through rocks for survivors.

- France24 - FR

15 found dead in SW China landslide burying 120

FIFTEEN people have been confirmed dead in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province early Saturday that buried more than 120 people from 62 homes. Rescuers had retrieved 15 bodies from the debris by 10 p.m. Saturday, the rescue headquarters said. The search and rescue operation was underway overnight and people ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

China releases ID of people missing in landslide

LOCAL authorities have released the identities of 118 people who are missing in a mound of debris after a landslide hit a mountainous area in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday. The names and identification numbers are published on the website of Aba Tibet and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture on Sunday. The ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

At risk from more landslides in the area, a massive rescue effort involving more than 3,000 rescue workers was underway, Xinhua reported.  

- Zee News - IN

Raw: 15 Bodies Found After China Landslide

Crews searching through rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 100 more people remained missing.         

- USA TODAY - US

Hopes fade in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

MAO COUNTY, China - Rescue workers in China searched for 118 people still missing more than 24 hours after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading on Sunday after 15 bodies were pulled out of the rock and mud during the first day of the search.

- Reuters - US

UN chief 'saddened' by loss of life and devastation caused by landslide in China

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres “is saddened” to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the landslide in China's southwestern province of Sichuan, his spokesperson said today.

- UN - INT

The Latest: Official: IDs of missing people to be released

The Latest on a landslide in southwestern China : 1:30 a.m.

- FOX News - US

15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing.

- FOX News - US

Deadly landslide buries more than 120 people in southwest China

A search for survivors is underway in southwest China after a landslide buried more than 120 people alive inside their homes. At least 15 bodies have been recovered. Ben Tracy has more.

- CBS NEWS - US

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