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130 still trapped in quake-hit Taiwan tower

130 still trapped in quake-hit Taiwan tower

Hundreds of Taiwanese rescuers swarmed over a collapsed apartment tower on Sunday, searching for more than 130 people believed trapped more than 24 hours after an earthquake toppled the 17-storey building, burying them in rubble.

North Korea defies UN, launches rocket

North Korea defies UN, launches rocket

North Korea has launched a long-range rocket carrying what it has said is a satellite, in defiance of United Nations sanctions barring it from using ballistic missile technology.

Aleppo assault: Syrians flee to Turkish border

Aleppo assault: Syrians flee to Turkish border

Russian and Syrian government forces have intensified an assault on rebel-held areas around the Syrian city of Aleppo that has prompted tens of thousands to flee to the Turkish border to seek refuge.

Iraqi PM rejects idea of wall around Baghdad

Iraqi PM rejects idea of wall around Baghdad

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dismissed plans announced by the military this week to build a concrete wall around Baghdad in a bid to prevent attacks by Islamic State militants.

Five killed in Austrian avalanche

Five people were killed in an avalanche that buried 17 people from the Czech Republic in Austria's skiing region of Tyrol, police said.

12 dead after Taiwan earthquake

12 dead after Taiwan earthquake

A powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan early on Saturday (local time) killed at least 12 people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with some people still known to be missing in the ruins of the complex as night fell.

Volcano erupts in Japan

Volcano erupts in Japan

A Japanese volcano about 50km from a nuclear plant has erupted, shooting ash nearly 2km into the night sky along with fountains of lava.

Three missing, 87 rescued after S.Africa mine collapse

Three missing, 87 rescued after S.Africa mine collapse

 Almost 90 miners were rescued and three other workers were missing after a cave-in at a gold mine in the northeast of South Africa on Friday, mine owner Vantage Goldfields said.

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