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Philippines death toll from Typhoon Bopha tops 900

Typhoon Bopha

Typhoon Bopha killed more than 900 people and left almost 80,000 others homeless in the Philippines, the government said Thursday, a week and a half after the storm devastated large parts of the southeast Asian island nation.


Typhoon Saola death toll rises to 44 as storms hit China

Typhoon Saola

The death toll from Typhoon Saola rose on Friday to 44 in the Philippines and Taiwan as storms and Typhoon Damrey made landfall in China, where two died and about 770,000 were evacuated. The Philippines recorded 39 deaths in floods and accidents caused by Saola’s torrential rains and strong winds, the Office of Civil Defence said. At least two people were missing and feared dead.


Death toll rises in Philippines massacre

Death toll rises in Philippines massacre

The Philippine government declared a state of emergency in southern parts of the country Tuesday after gunmen kidnapped and killed more than 40 people, according to state-run media.


U.S. troops help Philippines as storm toll tops 600

American military helicopters ferried tons of aid Sunday to a northern Philippine mountain region facing shortages of food, gasoline ...


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