May 29, 1989 |
A tropical storm tore through Vietnam's central Quang Nam-Danang province, killing 52 people, injuring 37 and leaving 100,000 homeless, according to radio reports Sunday.
August 16, 1991 |
A bus skidded off a mountain road in northern India's Kashmir province and plunged into a canal, killing at least 21 people, news reports said Thursday.
October 30, 1986 |
Floods in Lampung province have killed 57 people and 18 others are missing and feared dead, the National Search and Rescue Agency reported Wednesday.
October 21, 1993 |
At least 24 people were killed Wednesday when rival Zulu clans battled with guns, axes and spears in South Africa's Natal province, police said.
September 12, 1989 |
A 23-year-old student was mauled to death by lions after leaving his car to take wildlife photographs in South Africa's Soetdoring Nature Reserve, in Orange Free State province, witnesses said Monday.
October 7, 1987 |
Health Minister Willem van Niekerk said Tuesday that 228 people have been confirmed dead and 132 are missing because of last week's floods in Natal province.
June 25, 1989 |
A dam in central China burst last week and sent tons of water cascading down a mountainside, killing at least 38 people in Shanxi province, the China Daily newspaper said Saturday.
January 16, 1986 |
Twelve people, including a 10-year-old girl, were killed Wednesday in fresh violence in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, a Defense Ministry spokesman said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 2009 |
When television producer Sibyl Gardner adopted a baby girl in China in 2003, the official story was that the infant had been abandoned on the steps of the salt works in the city of Guangchang, where a worker found the day-old child and took her to a social welfare institution. But after reading with "utter horror" the latest revelations of child trafficking in China in the Los Angeles Times, Gardner found herself contemplating a trip to back to Jiangxi province to investigate how ZoÃ«, now 7, came up for adoption.