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Madagascar Measles Epidemic Kills More Than 1,200 People

AMBALAVAO, Madagascar (AP) — Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children. They fear a measles epidemic that has killed more than 1,200 people in this island nation where many are desperately poor. As Madagascar faces its largest measles outbreak in history …

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Tsunami Set Off by Volcanic Eruption Kills 222 in Indonesia

Watch video of the destruction left by the tsunami above.  CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — The deadly tsunami struck in the dark, without warning. At least 222 people were killed as waves smashed into houses, hotels and other beachside buildings Saturday night along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, in a disaster that …

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Tsunami Triggered by Volcano Kills at Least 43 in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed at least 43 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water some 65 feet (20 meters) inland and damaging hundreds of houses including hotels, the government …

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Indonesian Earthquake Kills 34 Kids in Bible Camp Mudslide

Days after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami leveled homes, businesses, mosques, and churches on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, Christians are reeling from the destruction as casualties climb into the thousands—which now include dozens of youth killed at a Bible camp. Under the rubble of one church destroyed in …

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