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5 dead, 1 million without power as ‘bomb cyclone’ hits Atlantic coast

Winter Storm Riley struck the US East Coast on Friday causing heavy rain and snowfall. Flood warnings have been issued and local media reported...

Watch: Children rejoice after power finally restored to their San Juan school

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September leaving millions without power and clean water. As a result, children have been attending school in the...

Philippines: 40,000 people evacuate as warnings of imminent volcanic eruption issued

Around 40,000 people fled their homes on Monday night and Tuesday morning as authorities warned of an imminent volcano eruption affecting several districts in...

California: Heavy rain triggers severe mudslides, killing at least 13

A storm in southern California unleashed heavy mudslides and flash floods in the area due to recent wildfires that burned down vegetation. Debris-filled mud...

Philippines: 133 killed, dozens missing in tropical storm

A tropical storm has hit the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, triggering destructive mudslides and floods. According to official sources, over 130 people...

Watch: Footage shows aftermath of the devastating Southern California fires

This week’s devastating forest fires that raged for several days and caused billions of dollars in damage to the Los Angeles and the Southern...

Strong earthquake hits southern Iran, no fatalities reported

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Friday morning. Over 40 people were injured. No fatalities have been reported.

Deadly floods claim at least 14 lives in central Greece

After a week of heavy rainfall, central Greece was hit by floods that caused widespread damage on Wednesday. At least 14 people have been...

Iran-Iraq earthquake: Rouhani promises aid as death toll continues to climb

The powerful earthquake that hit the Iranian-Iraqi border on Sunday night continues to claim lives. Iranian state media reported Tuesday that the death toll...

Iran earthquake: Reports of at least 407 dead, thousands injured

According to the IRNA news agency, at least 407 people died after a powerful earthquake hit Iran’s western region near the Iraqi border. Rescue...