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Jun 15, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
Sinabung rumbled back to life in 2013, driving 10,000 people so far from their homes.
Jun 2, 2015 10:15 AM ET // AFP
A passenger ship carrying more than 450 people has sunk in the Yangtze river in central China.
May 29, 2015 10:03 AM ET // AFP
Climbers who couldn't use their $11,000 climbing permits this year because of the Nepal earthquake might be able to use them in 2016.
May 24, 2015 09:57 AM ET // AFP
The landslide sent rocks and debris into the Kali Gandaki river, raising water levels 490 feet.
May 18, 2015 11:14 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Inspired by origami, pocket-sized quadcopters could be self-deployed and snap to attention in disaster areas.
May 14, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
Positive Train Control systems use satellite and computer data to monitor trains and prevent them from going too fast.
May 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // AFP
A 7.3-magnitude quake has hit Nepal only two weeks after a powerful earthquake devastated the region.
May 6, 2015 10:22 AM ET // AFP
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