One of the biggest earthquakes ever felt in the mountains of Kashmir shook cities and villages across the south Asian subcontinent today (Saturday).
Latin American officials say the death toll from heavy rains and mudslides in Central America and Mexico in wake of Hurricane Stan has climbed to at least 269.
China says 95 people in the southeast of the country are confirmed dead from Typhoon Longwang.
Hundreds of members of the Chinese Communist Party's central committee are meeting in Beijing today (Saturday) in a session expected to focus on the country's widening income gap.
Authorities in Taiwan will begin monitoring visitors to the island in an attempt to prevent an outbreak of avian influenza.
Indonesian officials say the death toll from last week's suicide bombings in Bali has increased to 20 after one of the injured died Friday in a hospital.
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