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    Death toll from Japan's Hokkaido doubles to 16

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 10:36am on September 07, 2018

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido doubled to at least 16, prime minister Shinzo Abe said...

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    Japan quake, landslides leave eight dead, dozens missing

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:55am on September 06, 2018

    A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Thursday, killing two people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left dozens missing. Multiple,...

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    Landslides are growing risk to poorest

    Tim Radford | Updated at 12:05am on September 04, 2018

    LETHAL landslides are on the increase. Between 2004 and 2016, sudden cascades of rock, rubble and mud have claimed at least 50,000 lives. And fatal...

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    Worker killed in Cox’s Bazar landslide

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:13am on August 18, 2018

    A worker died in a landslide while cutting a hill at Poraniapara area of PM Khali union in Cox’s Bazar on Thursday night....

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    Fact-finding team suggests special allocation for hill maintenance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on August 05, 2018

    A fact-finding team has put forward 10 recommendations, including special budgetary allocation for maintenance of hills and complete ban on hill cutting, to check landslide...

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    Over 50 families evacuated fearing landslides in Cox’s Bazar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:04pm on July 28, 2018

    More than 50 families have been evacuated from a hilly at Muhuripara in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila fearing landslides triggered by...

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    At least 27 feared dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:22pm on July 25, 2018

    At least 27 people are feared dead following a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, police said Wednesday, as heavy rains hampered the...

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    Five children killed in Cox’s Bazar landslides

    Mohammad Nurul Islam . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 10:02am on July 25, 2018

    Five children, including four of the same family, were killed and three others were injured in two incidents of landslide at Cox’s Bazar district town...

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    Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:06am on July 10, 2018

    Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed...

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    Four killed in Bandarban landslides

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 11:50pm on July 03, 2018

    Four people, including children and women, were killed in landslides in Bandarban on Tuesday. At Lama, three of a family died in a landslide around...