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Alarming 25 Countries Go Hungry

WASHINGTON – Poverty, conflict and political instability mean some one billion people went hungry this year, many of them children in Africa and Asia, according to the Global Hunger Index report released Monday. Out of 122 countries included in the

Pakistan: Victims exceed tsunami, Haiti

ISLAMABAD – The number of people suffering from the massive floods in Pakistan exceeds 13 million — more than the combined total of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 2005 Kashmir earthquake and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the United Nations

4.3 Earthquake jolts northwest Haiti

A magnitude-4.3 earthquake today jolted northwest Haiti, reported the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the report the light tremor shook the sea-floor 15 miles west of the coastal city of Gonaives in the early morning. The quake did not damage

Gangs Armed With Machetes Loot Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CBS) ? Gangs of men armed with machetes were seen looting parts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Jan. 14, 2010. The earthquake aftermath has brought out the best and worst of the people of Haiti. Much like the days

Evangelist Pat Robertson claims Haiti earthquake was due to a pact with the devil. We show why he is wrong and doesn’t know God.

The U.S. televangelist says Haiti’s calamities derive from a purported pact rebellious slaves made in the 18th century to overthrow the French. Robertson’s TV show later issues a statement. (Please read Redsky’s rebuttal at the bottom of this article.) Reporting

The Haitian quake explained

The earthquake that devastated Haiti Tuesday was the strongest temblor to hit the island nation in more than 200 years. The magnitude 7.0 quake caused tremendous damage that officials have yet to fully characterize, and the death toll may run

Strong earthquake rocks Haiti. Tsunami alert issued

A quake measuring 7.0 on the moment magnitude scale rocked the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti causing panic as it struck, officials and witnesses say. A tsunami alert was immediately issued for the Caribbean region after the earthquake struck at