EU: Clean up Naples or Face Fines

The European Commission has warned Italy it may face sanctions if it doesn’t remove the 2,400 tons of trash that have piled up in the streets of Naples in the country’s latest garbage crisis. For over a week, protesters in

Indonesia: Merapi Erupts, 20 Hurt

INDONESIA’S most volatile volcano started erupting after scientists warned that pressure building beneath its dome could trigger the most powerful eruption in years. Up to 20 people were injured by hot ash spewed from Mount Merapi, said an AP reporter

Indonesians Flee Volcano Slopes

Video Report: Evacuation of villagers from the slopes of Mount Merapi in Indonesia is underway amid fears of an eruption.

Typhoon Searchers Find Body Parts

Video Report: Would-be rescuers rappelling down a cliff in Taiwan to search for Chinese tourists missing after Typhoon Megi find only body parts.Lindsey Parietti reports.

Nigeria: Cholera deaths Top 1,500

LAGOS, Nigeria — More than 1,500 people have died in Nigeria from a cholera outbreak this year, international health officials said Monday, more than double the last estimates provided by federal officials. The deaths come as the waterborne illness continues

Tsunami Latest: At Least 160 Missing

JAKARTA (Reuters) – At least 160 people, mostly women and children, are missing from an Indonesian village that was pounded by an enormous wave after an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami, officials said on Tuesday.

10 Australians Missing in Tsunami

Rescuers are searching for a group of Australians missing on a boat after an earthquake off the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The undersea quake, which had a magnitude of at least 7.5, struck at 9:42pm (local time) yesterday off the

Indonesia Tsunami Update

JAKARTA, Indonesia – A powerful earthquake off western Indonesia triggered a small tsunami that killed one farmer, damaged more than 150 homes and sent thousands of residents fleeing to high ground in panic, officials and witnesses said Tuesday. A group

3 Metre Tsunami Hits Indonesia

AUSTRALIANS were among surfers swept into the jungle by a monster wave off Indonesia. Surfers from Melbourne, Sydney and the Gold Coast surfing in the trouble spot with Australian surf travel company The Perfect Wave have been uncontactable by phone

Thousands Flee Indonesian Volcano


Mount Merapi, Indonesia. Indonesia ordered thousands of people to evacuate from around Mount Merapi on Monday as it raised the alert for its most active volcano to red, warning of a possible imminent eruption. Seismic activity has escalated dramatically at