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Monsoon rain wreaks further havoc in Karachi, killing 20 more people
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Monsoon rain wreaks further havoc in Karachi, killing 20 more people

Aug 28th 2020, 1:27 PM 7,784 Views 1 Comment

About 30 inches of rain has fallen on the city since Sunday.

Red alert issued as heavy monsoon rain triggers fatal mudslide in India
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Red alert issued as heavy monsoon rain triggers fatal mudslide in India

Aug 7th 2020, 3:01 PM 10,677 Views 1 Comment

At least 15 people have died, while 20 homes have been buried in Kerala state.

Monsoon and Accessorize to close four Irish stores
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Monsoon and Accessorize to close four Irish stores

Jun 10th 2020, 1:06 PM 50,624 Views 20 Comments

In total, 35 stores will be permanently closed in the UK and Ireland, with 545 job losses.

Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave
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Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave

Updated Jul 9th 2018, 10:31 PM 104,697 Views 41 Comments

Yesterday, four members of the Wild Boars team were successfully brought out from the cave.

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days
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Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days

Jul 8th 2018, 1:58 PM 143,084 Views 49 Comments

Rescuers officially began the hazardous operation to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach this morning.

Death toll rises to at least 57 as torrential downpours devastate Japan
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Death toll rises to at least 57 as torrential downpours devastate Japan

Jul 8th 2018, 10:40 AM 13,864 Views 10 Comments

More than two million Japanese citizens have been told to evacuate their homes.

12 children and their football coach trapped for two days in flooded Thai cave
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12 children and their football coach trapped for two days in flooded Thai cave

Jun 25th 2018, 1:41 PM 14,624 Views 7 Comments

Rescuers were sent to find them today.

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200
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Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,888 Views 14 Comments

At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.

Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods
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Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods

Dec 27th 2014, 5:41 PM 10,017 Views 14 Comments

“The PM needs time to take a break.”

Desperate search for survivors after landslide kills 23
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Desperate search for survivors after landslide kills 23

Jul 31st 2014, 9:36 AM 4,259 Views 3 Comments

There are fears the death toll could reach 150 – eight have been pulled alive from the mud but 23 have perished.

Rain halts exhumation of bodies of girls who were gang-raped and lynched
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Rain halts exhumation of bodies of girls who were gang-raped and lynched

Jul 20th 2014, 5:25 PM 18,121 Views 13 Comments

The girls’ families say police officers didn’t ask fast enough because they are from a lower caste.

Indian journalist defends TV report filed from shoulders of flood survivor
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Indian journalist defends TV report filed from shoulders of flood survivor

Jun 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 12,733 Views 32 Comments

TV reporter Narayan Pargaien has faced worldwide criticism for endangering a survivor of monsoon flooding.

Photos: Rescuers race against time as India monsoon toll nears 600
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Photos: Rescuers race against time as India monsoon toll nears 600

Jun 22nd 2013, 1:17 PM 6,092 Views 9 Comments

Relief teams are working to rescue tens of thousands of people who have been left stranded after flash floods and landslides.

Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?
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Column: Why can’t I be guaranteed that my clothes haven’t contributed to someone’s death?

May 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 56 Views 32 Comments

Standardised textile labelling is vital to keep vulnerable workers safe in developing countries like Bangladesh, writes Aisling Twomey.

Irish arm of Monsoon Accessorize applies for examinership
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Irish arm of Monsoon Accessorize applies for examinership

Mar 5th 2013, 4:36 PM 9,239 Views 13 Comments

The chain says attempts to renegotiate its commercial leases have been unsuccessful, but that it’s ‘business as usual’ for now.

Thailand: Death toll reaches 315 as Bangkok reinforces flood defences
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Thailand: Death toll reaches 315 as Bangkok reinforces flood defences

Oct 18th 2011, 9:06 AM 465 Views 0 Comments

Residents of Bangkok have been warned not to let down their defences, despite government insistence that the waters are easing.

Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam
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Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam

Sep 30th 2011, 2:16 PM 705 Views 0 Comments

Monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms across Asia have left more than 600 people dead or missing in recent weeks. Today, Vietnam has had to evacuate tens of thousands of people ahead of a tropical storm.

Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India
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Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India

Sep 26th 2011, 3:03 PM 116 Views 0 Comments

Areas in the north and east of the country have been affected with reports of as many as two million people being affected.

Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers
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Monsoon's internal audit reveals the use of child labour and underpaid workers

Nov 21st 2010, 12:41 PM 610 Views 0 Comments

The popular high street retailer and pioneer of ethical fashion has uncovered evidence it has been benefiting from child labour in India.

At least 60 dead in India landslide
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At least 60 dead in India landslide

Sep 20th 2010, 2:13 PM 237 Views 0 Comments

Heavy monsoon rains ravage northern India.

430 killed in Pakistan after intense three-day monsoons
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430 killed in Pakistan after intense three-day monsoons

Jul 31st 2010, 10:46 AM 131 Views 0 Comments

The UN believes a million are affected – but can it expect American aid?