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Philippines declares 'state of calamity'
President visits affected areas and authorities ready communal tombs as death toll from floods nears 1,000 people.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 12:08 GMT
Death toll rises in Philippines flooding
Officials now say almost 1,000 people killed by Typhoon Washi after it hit villages in the southern part of the country.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 02:35 GMT
Mass burials for Philippines flood victims
Officials fearful that bodies could pose health risk with more than 650 people dead and hundreds still missing.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2011 19:24 GMT
Philippines steps up flood relief efforts
Frantic search for survivors continues after torrential rains claim the lives of 652 people, with 808 others missing.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 18:19 GMT
Philippines storm triggers deadly floods
At least 436 people killed as flash floods hit Iligan and the island of Mindanao following tropical storm Washi.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 04:26 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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South Sudan: A 'thankless kid'?
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'One black, one white, separate and unequal'
Michael Brown was not a boy, he was a 'demon'
Does Uhuru Kenyatta know Kenya is burning?
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