Five killed in Tajikistan mudslides

Mudslides have killed five people including three children in Tajikistan as torrential rains lashed the former Soviet republic, the emergency ministry said on Saturday.

Washington mudslide total rises to 34

The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington community of Oso has risen to 34, with the addition of one more person to the number of victims.

Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33

The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33.

Death toll in US mudslide rises to 30

As medical examiners painstakingly piece together the identities and lives of the 30 people known killed when a mudslide wiped out a small Washington community, one mystery troubles them.

US mudslide death toll climbs to 28

The official death toll from Washington state`s mudslide has increased to 28, and the Snohomish County medical examiner`s office says 22 of those victims have been identified.

Weary mudslide rescuers battle rain, exhaustion

The death toll in a catastrophic mudslide remained at 17 on Friday, even though at least nine additional bodies had been located, Officials said they were waiting for identification and preparing the public for a significant spike in reported fatalities.

Washington state mudslide death toll at 24, expected to rise

Search teams picked through mud-caked debris for a fifth day on Wednesday looking for scores of people still missing from a deadly Washington state landslide, while local officials fended off criticism of property development in the area after previous slides.

Rescuers scour Washington state mudslide rubble; toll expected to rise

Rescue workers combed through muck and rubble on Tuesday left by a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state that killed at least 14 people and authorities said they expected the death toll to rise.

Washington state mudslide death toll climbs to 14 with up to 176 missing

The death toll from a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state climbed to 14 people on Monday as six more bodies were found, while the number reported missing continued to swell two days after the tragedy, authorities said.

US mudslide: Search for survivors continues

Snohomish County Fire District 21 Chief Travis Hots said at a news briefing that searchers weren`t giving up on finding more people.

China eases birth restrictions for victims

Women in China have been allowed to undergo surgery to "untie" the tubes making it possible for them to have another child.

China mudslide: Toll rises to 1239; national mourning declared

China will observe a national
day of mourning on Sunday in memory of those killed in the massive floods.

Rains bring new misery to China mudslide town

So far, 1,117 people have been confirmed dead in the disaster in Zhouqu.

Man trapped for 50 hours after landslides in China

Rescuers digging by hand through thick mud in a remote Chinese town found a man who had been trapped for more than 50 hours.

1,100 missing in China amid widespread Asia floods

Rescuers lifted muddy bodies into trucks, and aid convoys choked the road into the remote Chinese town where hundreds died and more than 1,100 were missing from landslides.

China mudslide toll at 42, with 57 missing: Report

Over 100,000 cubic metres of mud and rocks engulfed the buildings and homes.

Peru landslides kill 28, leave 25 others missing

Landslides caused by heavy rains have hit two towns in northeastern Peru, killing at least 28 people and leaving 25 others missing, regional officials said Friday. At least 54 people were injured.

Search for survivors after mudslide kills 20 in Brazil

Brazilian rescue workers dug for survivors on Saturday after a mudslide buried a luxury hotel filled with New Year`s revellers on an island near Rio, killing at least 20 and leaving many others missing.

Search for survivors after mudslides kill 19 in Brazil

Brazilian rescue teams searched for survivors on Saturday after a mudslide struck a small luxury hotel filled with New Year`s revellers on an island southwest of Rio de Janeiro, killing at least 19 people and leaving many others missing.

Mudslide buries 100s in Taiwan mountain village

A typhoon-spawned mudslide engulfed a mountain village in southern Taiwan, burying schools and homes and hundreds of people under debris, a police official said on Monday.