Two people died and 18 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China on Sunday after a rock burst — an incident similar to an earthquake, induced by excavation — destroyed part of a mining tunnel, investigators said.
Rescuers in Indonesia were scrambling Sunday to reach trapped victims screaming for help from collapsed buildings, while looters risked entering an unstable shopping mall to grab whatever they could find after a massive earthquake spawned a tsunami that left more than 800 dead.
At least seven people have been confirmed dead and more than 30 people were unaccounted for after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Japan's northernmost main island early Thursday.
The members of a Thai youth soccer team whose gripping rescue from a flooded cavern captivated the globe left a hospital Wednesday and shared details of their harrowing two-week ordeal for the first time.
A Thai soccer team of young boys spent more than two weeks trapped in a cave as rescuers fought heavy rains and depleting oxygen levels to get them out.