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Mudslides in Indonesia Claim Scores of Victims [Video]

Mudslides in Indonesia Claim Scores of Victims [Video]

  Dozens of volunteers, including villagers, soldiers, and police dug with their bare hands in an attempt to rescue scores of victims claimed by Indonesian mudslides until darkness. Torrential rains ravaged central Indonesia killing a reported 18 people and injuring nearly 100 more. Rescuers used their bare hands, hoes, and shovels to dig through the […]

Indonesia Declares Three-Month Emergency After Deadly Mudslide

Indonesia Declares Three-Month Emergency After Deadly Mudslide

Indonesia’s Central Java governor Ganjar Prawano has declared a three-month state of emergency after deadly mudslides swept through the Karangkobar, Banjarnegara district. The landslide has killed at least 18 people, and has buried dozens more. Govenor Prawano’s declaration means that the military police, and Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) will work together with the local […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 18, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 18, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 18, 2014 covers stories around the globe. The Russian convoy full of humanitarian aid spent several days awaiting permission to enter Ukraine and bring food and water to the war-torn city of Luhansk. Two people remain missing after a small boat carrying 20 tourists, a […]

World News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 22, 2014

World News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 22, 2014

The world news daily digest update from Guardian Liberty Voice for July 21, 2014 covers news from the United Kingdom, where the government has announced that there will be a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB spy who was poisoned with polonium in 2006. Meanwhile United States sends $47 million in humanitarian […]

Darwin Flights Interrupted by Volcano

Darwin Flights Interrupted by Volcano

Natural events have often derailed mankind’s activities, but none are quite as spectacular as a volcano erupting thousands of feet into the atmosphere. Nevertheless, there is a certain amount of annoyance that goes along with such spectacular events, as weary airplane travelers found out this weekend in Darwin, Australia, where flights have been interrupted by […]

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