Tag Archives: Disaster

  • Over thousand killed in Nepal quake, deadly avalanche on Everest

    A massive earthquake killed more than 1,200 people Saturday as it tore through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche at Everest base camp. ...

  • Magnitude 7.9 earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in India

    A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. ...

  • China New Year stampede kills 36 in Shanghai

    A New Year's stampede on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed at least 36 revellers and injured dozens, possibly in a scramble for fake money thrown from a building. ...

  • Bodies, debris found as AirAsia plane believed found in sea

    The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane with 162 people aboard appeared at an end Tuesday as wreckage and bodies were spotted at sea off Indonesia. ...

  • Overlooking the destruction of the Tibetan plateau

    China's rise as the factory of the world has increased its hunger for more power and resources, and Tibet has become the natural prey for exploitation. ...

  • Death toll from factory collapse in Bangladesh passes 1,000

    The death toll in Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster soared past 1,000 on Friday after more bodies were found in the rubble of the collapsed nine-storey building outside the capital Dhaka. ...

  • CTA says mining tragedy in Tibet a man-made disaster

    The environmental researchers of the CTA refuted Chinese claims of "natural factors" as the cause of a massive landslide that buried 83 miners a week ago in Tibet. ...

  • Air India plane crashes in Mangalore; 158 dead

    One hundred and fifty-eight persons on an Air India Express flight from Dubai to Mangalore were killed in India's worst air disaster in over a decade. ...