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From TheJournal.ie Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors Disaster

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors

The death toll currently stands at almost 60, but is expected to rise as rescue efforts continue.

From The42 Here's how Vince McMahon lost nearly a third of his $1.1 billion fortune Disaster

Here's how Vince McMahon lost nearly a third of his $1.1 billion fortune

The WWE’s recent implosion was caused in large part by an embarrassing amount of unsubstantiated hype.

From TheJournal.ie Three charged with manslaughter over disaster that killed 301 miners Turkey

Three charged with manslaughter over disaster that killed 301 miners

The detained include mining executives, and the action comes after 301 miners died in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities Miners

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

From TheJournal.ie These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now Japan This post contains videos

These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now

The entire area around the nuclear disaster site remains empty.

From TheJournal.ie Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled South Korea

Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled

53-year-old Lee Gwang-Wook, who was making his first dive at the scene, lost consciousness and was pronounced dead in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie "I am sorry to the people": President apologises over ferry disaster South Korea

"I am sorry to the people": President apologises over ferry disaster

Park said that she was “heavy-hearted” over the lives lost in the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody Ferry Disaster

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

From TheJournal.ie 28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster Chernobyl Anniversary

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster

The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.

From TheJournal.ie 'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis Chernobyl

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis

Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.

From TheJournal.ie 104 dead in South Korea ferry disaster, 200 still missing Tragedy

104 dead in South Korea ferry disaster, 200 still missing

It was reported that the ferry had turned sharply before it sank, but now experts say the data is incomplete.

From The42 Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested In Custody

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested

A news agency in South Korea reports that the 68-year-old faces five charges, including negligence of duty.

From TheJournal.ie "I feel ashamed": Captain wasn't at the helm of capsized Korean ferry Sinking

"I feel ashamed": Captain wasn't at the helm of capsized Korean ferry

Anger is said to be spreading over the stalled rescue efforts as hundreds of passengers remain missing.

From The42 Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak Disaster

Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak

When the Russian ice hockey team loses, a nation cries.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia Disaster

In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia

The ash has blanketed eastern Javanese cities forcing seven airports to close.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures) Mass Evacuation

Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)

A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families “will reveal cause of fire” on 33rd anniversary Stardust

Stardust families “will reveal cause of fire” on 33rd anniversary

Antoinette Keegan, who survived the nightclub fire but lost her two sisters in the blaze, said they “need the truth after 33 years”.

Chinese Titanic museum will allow visitors to go down with the ship

The museum will take the shape of a replica Titanic.

8 bedtime realisations that are guaranteed to ruin your night

Damn it all, damn it all to hell.

From TheJournal.ie Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work Opinion

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

From TheJournal.ie Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines Typhoon Yolande

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines

The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts The Philippines

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.

From TheJournal.ie The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan Philippines

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan

In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.

From TheJournal.ie 100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

100 tonnes of Irish aid due to arrive in the Philippines

The UN estimates more than 11.3 million people have been affected with 673,000 made homeless, since Haiyan smashed into the nation’s central islands on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today Philippines

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today

Charities are warning that the death toll in the Philippines which is currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people Disaster

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people

The earthquake reached 7.2 on the Richter scale.

From TheJournal.ie Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

From TheJournal.ie 41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley Nairobi

41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley

Bodies were said to be ‘strewn all over’, according to police.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster Philippines

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster

The ferry, which was carrying 831 passengers and crew, collided with a cargo ship and sank almost instantly.

12 ridiculously inappropriate cakes

Thanks, you really shouldn’t have

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis Timely

Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis

The investigation will focus on possible offences between 2006 and 2013 committed by individuals who are potentially responsible for the economic crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Oklahoma deals with destruction after worst tornado in decades Disaster

Photos: Oklahoma deals with destruction after worst tornado in decades

The US state is coming to terms with the massive tornado which left 24 people dead and levelled entire neighbourhoods.

From TheJournal.ie Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado Oklahoma

Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado

Preliminary causes of death suggest both infants – aged just four and seven months old – died of head trauma.

From TheJournal.ie Massive hailstones fell in Oklahoma before the twister hit Iceballs

Massive hailstones fell in Oklahoma before the twister hit

The size of that thing!

From TheJournal.ie Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children Disaster

Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children

“There are empty spaces where there used to be living rooms, and bedrooms, and classrooms, and, in time, we’re going to need to refill those spaces with love and laughter and community.”

From TheJournal.ie Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister Disaster

Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister

The tornado, which ripped through an elementary school, has killed at least 51 people but the death toll is expected to rise.

From TheJournal.ie Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy Bangladesh

Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy

The owner of the Tung Hai sweater factory was among the victims.