Of the 7,000 fishermen that were swept into the Andaman Sea during a tropical storm on March 14-16, a total of 3,374 have now been rescued, according to a source close to the Myanmar Marine Fishing Association (MMFA).
The remaining 3,700 are still missing. Nearly two weeks since 400 fishing vessels…Continue
As I was telling you just earlier, the Kilauea volcano erupted, with a fissure throwing lava up more than 20 meters…Continue
In the West African nation of Ivory Coast, forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo shot dead six women protesting his rule. Gbagbo is Ivory Coast's incumbent president who refuses to concede defeat to his challenger in November elections. The battle for power there has…Continue
Authorities in the northern Colombian department of Santander ordered the evacuation of 15,000 residents Thursday after mudslides killed at least three.
The decision was made amid fears that a double mudslide that hit the village of California in the afternoon could cause…Continue
News highlight in March 2011
Nearly 50,000 people have flown out of Christchurch since last week's earthquake with the exodus expected to soar as cheap fares are snapped up.
Many of those leaving were visitors but Air New Zealand said many were residents looking for time out of the damaged city.