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Indian landslide kills 10, scores trapped

Heavy rain triggered a landslide in rural western India that killed at least ten people and trapped up to 150 more after thick mud came crashing down on thatch huts and brick houses on Wednesday, a national disaster official said.

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Over 2,100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide

Afghan officials gave up hope on Saturday of finding any survivors from a landslide in the remote northeast, putting the death toll at more than 2,100, as the aid effort focused on the more than 4,000 people displaced. Officials e

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Over 100 killed in Russia floods, landslide

Floods and landslides killed at least 103 people in southern Russia after two months' average rainfall fell in a few hours, forcing some to climb on to roofs and into trees to save themselves, police said on Saturday. Many victims were eld

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Philippines looks for hundreds as toll hits 650

Rescuers searched for more than 800 people missing in the southern Philippines on Sunday after flash floods and landslides swept houses into rivers and out to sea, killing more than 650 people in areas ill-prepared to cope with storms. Cag

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Uganda landslides kill 23, toll seen rising

Landslides in eastern Uganda killed at least 23 people and more victims were believed to be buried under mounds of mud, the Uganda Red Cross said on Monday. The landslides occurred in the early hours of Monday after unseasonably heavy rain

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Moroccan king in landslide reform vote win

Morocco's King Mohammed scored a landslide victory in a referendum on a reformed constitution he proposed to placate 'Arab Spring' protests as voters defied critics who said it did little to curb his powers. Preliminary result

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Landslides claim 11 lives in Turkey

Eleven people were killed when landslides caused by torrential rain razed several homes in a town in northeast Turkey, said the state-run Anatolian news agency. The landslides wiped out parts of the town of Gundogdu, in Rize province in th

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Alwaleed opens Yemen housing project

Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh joined Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, chairman of Alwaleed bin Talal Foundation, to inaugurate the Al Dhafir Village housing project during the prince's official visit. The SR30

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20 killed as landslide hits Cairo town

Twenty people were killed and 23 injured when a massive rockslide hit a crowded Cairo shanty town on Saturday, sending rocks and boulders crashing down on dozens of houses, state news agency Mena said. Tumbling rocks and earth destroyed ma

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Landslides leave 81 dead, missing in Indonesia

Landslides and floods caused by torrential rains have left up to 81 people dead or missing in Indonesia's Central Java province, police and rescue officials said on Wednesday. A provincial official said the landslides were the worst to hit

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