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India Building Collapse Kills 22

Police in southern India detained two construction company directors Sunday as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for dozens of workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon rains. It was one of two …

Landslides Kill 20 in Northwest Philippines

Torrential monsoon rains hit the northwestern Philippines on Monday, triggering landslides and killing 20 people in areas already weakened by a powerful typhoon, and raising the death toll to 47 from storms across Asia. Philippine officials said soldiers and villagers …

Landslides, Floods Kill 106 in Southern Bangladesh

Searchers pulled out 15 bodies Thursday that had buried under mud and debris after landslides and floods caused by monsoon rains in southern Bangladesh, raising the toll to 106 deaths this week. The landslides occurred mainly in remote villages with …

Pounding Typhoon Rains Flood Philippine Capital

Manila residents waded through waist-deep floodwaters and dodged flying debris Tuesday as a powerful typhoon struck the Philippines, killing at least 16 people and sending waves as tall as palm trees crashing over seawalls. Most deaths occurred in metropolitan Manila, …