Indonesia

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Soldiers arrive in island close to volcano to pluck stranded residents who spent days in mountainous areas without food.

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Indonesia

Indonesia tsunami death toll soars, thousands homeless

At least 429 people have died in Saturday's tsunami, while at least 128 are still missing.

Indonesia tsunami death toll soars, thousands homeless

Tsunami

Indonesia: The destruction caused by tsunami

Saturday's tsunami was Indonesia's third major natural disaster in just a few months.

Indonesia: The destruction caused by tsunami

Asia Pacific

Indonesia tsunami kills more than 280, injures hundreds

Officials believe undersea landslides from volcanic activity sent wall of water crashing inland around Sunda Strait.

Indonesia

In Pictures: Tsunami hits coastal towns on Sunda Strait

The worst affected area was Java's Pandeglang region, which includes the Ujung Kulon National Park and popular beaches.

In Pictures: Tsunami hits coastal towns on Sunda Strait

Iran

6.3-magnitude earthquake hits western Iran

The quake struck the same area where another tremor killed over 600 people last year.

6.3-magnitude earthquake hits western Iran

Guatemala

'We were horrified because of what happened last time'

Sunday night conjured up memories of a June eruption, in which nearly 200 were killed and villages were swept away.

Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption forces 4,000 to evacuate

Natural disasters

Wildfires deadliest on record in California with 31 killed

Hot dry winds expected to blow until Tuesday whipped up the flames and heightened the urgency of evacuation orders.

United States

California wildfires: The most destructive in state's history

More than 3,000 emergency personnel are fighting the blazes using helicopters and firefighting air tankers.

California wildfires: The most destructive in state's history

United States

Raging California wildfires kill 9, force thousands to flee

Entire communities destroyed as firefighters struggle to contain fires plaguing state.

Indonesia

Indonesia disaster: Slow path to recovery on Sulawesi

Urgent need for shelter as rainy season looms and survivors battle with loss of loved ones and trauma of earthquake.

Sulawesi on slow path to recovery a month after disaster

Indonesia

'Everything is broken': Healthcare after the Palu disaster

A month since the quake and tsunami, poor sanitation and dirty conditions fuel sickness among the displaced.

'Everything is broken': Healthcare after the Palu disaster

Indonesia

In hills of Sulawesi Indonesia quake survivors chafe at aid rules

A month after the disaster, people outside Palu have received little help and fear coming rainy season's colder weather.

In hills of Sulawesi Indonesia quake survivors chafe at aid rules

Hurricane

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico

Hurricane Willa is slated to hit heavily-populated areas on western Mexican shores, producing life-threatening floods.

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico

Africa

Uganda buries its dead after landslide disaster

The search for survivors of the landslide near Mount Elgon continues, but villagers have begun to bury some of the 41 known dead in a type of tragedy that has become increasingly common in the area.