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15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village

BEIJING Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said. | Video

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Chained to health ministry, Peruvians protest mining pollution

LIMA Parents of sick children who live near one of Peru's oldest mining pits camped out in front of the health ministry in Lima for an eighth day on Thursday, demanding help to deal with the impact of decades of mining pollution.

Jun 23 2017

On the trail with Cambodia's tarantula hunters

PHNOM PENH The shiny, hairy creatures might make some people run a mile but in the humid jungle of Kampong Thom province, north of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, tarantula hunting is all in a day's work. | Video

Jun 23 2017

Rising temperatures and acidification threaten Mediterranean sea species

VILLEFRANCE-SUR-MER, France Water temperatures in the northwestern Mediterranean are increasing much faster than global averages, threatening the survival of several species, French researchers said.

Jun 23 2017

Drought has cost Italian farmers 1 billion euros: agriculture group

ROME Soaring temperatures and a lack of rainfall across Italy have cost farmers 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) so far this year, the national agricultural association said on Friday.

Jun 23 2017

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