Philippines

In Pictures: Taal volcano spews lava, sends ash clouds into sky

Tens of thousands of people evacuated amid fears of a major volcanic eruption near the Philippine capital of Manila.

In Pictures: Taal volcano spews lava, sends ash clouds into sky

Philippines

Philippines on alert as volcano spews ash, steam and lava

Thousands of residents evacuated and Manila airport closed amid fears of 'hazardous' eruption of Taal volcano.

Philippines

Volcanic tsunami feared as Philippine volcano spews molten lava

Thousands of residents evacuated and Manila airport closed amid fears the Taal volcano is about to erupt.

New Zealand

New Zealand ends search for two missing in Whakaari eruption

Remains of teenager from Australia and tour guide from New Zealand are believed to have been swept into the ocean.

New Zealand ends search for two missing in Whakaari eruption

New Zealand

New Zealand mourns volcanic eruption victims as more dead named

The death toll from the eruption of New Zealand's most active volcano now stands at 18, with 17 still in hospital.

New Zealand mourns volcanic eruption victims as more dead named

New Zealand

New Zealand recovery team returns to volcanic island for bodies

Death toll from last week's eruption rose to 16 on Sunday as one more person died in an Australian hospital.

New Zealand recovery team returns to volcanic island for bodies

New Zealand

New Zealand divers attempt to recover last 2 volcano victims

Search for missing bodies resumed at dawn on Saturday after it was suspended Friday afternoon due to weather conditions.

New Zealand divers attempt to recover last 2 volcano victims

New Zealand

New Zealand troops in daring volcano mission to retrieve bodies

A team of six men and two women recovered six bodies from Whakaari island while two more casualties remain missing.

New Zealand troops in daring volcano mission to retrieve bodies

Volcano

New Zealand begins body recovery mission after volcanic eruption

An eight-person team will wear protective clothing and breathing apparatuses during the search-and-recovery mission.

New Zealand begins body recovery mission after volcanic eruption

Volcano

New Zealand volcano deaths rise, plan to retrieve bodies set

Civil defence authorities vow to retrieve eight bodies from Whakaari by Friday as official death toll rises to eight.

New Zealand volcano deaths rise, plan to retrieve bodies set

New Zealand

Increased activity on New Zealand's Whakaari stymies recovery

Eruptions in the next 24 hours still likely, making it difficult for crews to recover bodies in ash-covered island.

Increased activity on New Zealand's Whakaari stymies recovery

New Zealand

New Zealand: Eight missing after volcanic eruption 'likely dead'

At least six people were killed in the eruption on White Island and dozens more injured.

Asia Pacific

'Unfathomable grief': 13 feared dead at New Zealand volcano

Police to launch a criminal investigation into the circumstances of the deaths and injuries at Whakaari island eruption.

'Unfathomable grief': 13 feared dead at New Zealand volcano

New Zealand

At least 5 killed as New Zealand volcano erupts on tourist island

Number of missing in 'double digits' as police say finding survivors unlikely after eruption on White Island.

At least 5 killed as New Zealand volcano erupts on tourist island