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More than one million on alert as China drains 'quake lake'
More than one million on alert as China drains 'quake lake'
China was poised on Saturday to dynamite a dangerous "quake lake" to drain its waters as 1,3-million people nearby were kept on alert for possible...
China 'quake lake' fears force new evacuation
China 'quake lake' fears force new evacuation
China has evacuated more than 150 000 people living below a swollen lake formed by this month's devastating earthquake amid fears it could...
Swelling China lakes a danger after quake
Swelling China lakes a danger after quake
China was preparing to dynamite rock, mud and rubble forming a dangerously large "quake lake" on Monday, hoping to avert a new disaster two weeks...
Woman rescued nine days after China quake
Woman rescued nine days after China quake
A woman was rescued on Wednesday after spending nine days in the tunnel of a power plant after China's devastating earthquake, the state-run Xinhua...
China scrambles to help five million displaced by quake
China scrambles to help five million displaced by quake
China scrambled on Wednesday to deliver tents and other essential materials to the five million people made homeless by last week's earthquake, as...
Aftershock terrifies China quake survivors
Aftershock terrifies China quake survivors
Thousands of terrified survivors of China's earthquake huddled in the open with their meagre belongings on Tuesday as an aftershock struck and the...
Strong aftershock causes more concern in China
Strong aftershock causes more concern in China
Police tried to stop anguished relatives from streaming into one of the worst-affected areas of China's massive earthquake on Sunday, as another...
Quake-hit China braces for possible lake bursts
Quake-hit China braces for possible lake bursts
A Chinese lake damaged by an earthquake may be about to burst its banks, state media said on Saturday, as President Hu Jintao headed for the...
China buries quake dead as new aftershock hits
China buries quake dead as new aftershock hits
China struggled to bury its dead and help tens of thousands of injured and homeless on Friday when a powerful aftershock brought new havoc four...
China quake death toll rises to at least 20 000
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...
China ramps up rescue efforts
China ramps up rescue efforts
China ramped up its massive military rescue effort in the quake-hit south-west on Thursday, where more than 40 000 people lay dead or buried...
Nearly 15 000 dead in China quake
Nearly 15 000 dead in China quake
The toll from China's deadliest earthquake in decades climbed to nearly 15 000 on Wednesday as thousands of troops, firefighters and common...

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