Emma Grahamharrison

Search for survivors after China train crash kills 35

Rescue workers on Sunday dug through the tangled wreckage after a high-speed train smashed into a stalled train in eastern China.

China quake death toll rises to at least 20 000

The death toll from China's massive earthquake rose to at least 20 000 on Thursday as rescuers struggled to help survivors and hopes faded for a further 25 000 buried under rubble for more than three days. Three days after the quake, hopes of pulling survivors from the ruins dimmed.

China says quake toll could top 50 000

The death toll from China's massive earthquake could soar to more than 50 000, state media reported on Thursday, as rescuers struggled to help survivors and hope faded for the thousands buried under rubble. About 20 000 are confirmed dead after Monday's 7,9 magnitude quake and 25 000 were buried in areas rescuers have struggled to reach.

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