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CNN   01 August 2022   USA   Kentucky  
<p>Rescue workers searching for hundreds of missing people in flood-stricken Kentucky have been hampered by the devastation left behind -- unable to access areas left isolated after floodwater washed away bridges and inundated communities, with even more rainfall ...
CNN   22 June 2022   Afghanistan   Khost  
<p>Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in decades on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the country's east, killing more than 1,000 people and wounding many more, according to a regional official.<br />The humanitarian disaster ...
CNN   11 October 2021   Canary Islands   La Palma  
<p>Madrid (CNN) Lava flowing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on Spain's La Palma island sparked a fire at a cement factory Monday, leading to at least 2,500 residents to be ordered into lockdown to protect their health, a local official said.<br />The main danger ...
CNN   28 July 2021   Alaska  
<p>The 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck off Alaska's coast Wednesday night was the strongest one since 1964, an official told CNN.<br />The very strong quake was located about 56 miles (91 kilometers) east southeast of Perryville, Alaska, and happened ...
CNN   08 June 2021   Australia   Queensland  
<p>A new species of dinosaur discovered in Australia has been confirmed as the largest ever found in the country, and one of the biggest in the world.<br />The fossilized skeleton, nicknamed "Cooper," was found in southwest Queensland in 2007, at Cooper Creek ...
<p>At least 31 people have died and hundreds of children were feared missing or separated from their families Monday after Mount Nyiragongo erupted in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the weekend.Government spokesman Patrick Muyaya confirmed ...
CNN   07 July 2020   Japan  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
CNN   20 February 2020   Switzerland  
<p>(CNN) — Thousands of feet under the Swiss Alps, a new high-speed, high-capacity railway is close to completion.<br>At its heart is the world's longest railway tunnel -- the 35-mile-long (or 57-kilometer) Gotthard Base Tunnel.<br>Everything about this $11.3 ...
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CNN   16 November 2019   Italy   Venice  
<p>Images of the flooded St. Mark's Basilica in Venice have shocked many across the world this week. Since Tuesday, parts of the city were damaged by the most severe high waters Venice has seen in over half a century, with six-foot high tide levels engulfing ...
CNN   14 November 2019   South Pole  
<p>(CNN) The South Pole has been home to penguins, whales and -- 100 million years ago -- dinosaurs with fluffy feathers, new findings show.<br />This is the first time scientists have ever found evidence that dinosaurs used feathers in extreme climates like ...