Italian Cliffside Cemetery, and Its Coffins, Carried Away by a Landslide

ROME — A landslide carried away a cemetery on the edge of a cliff in the northern Italian region of Liguria, scattering about 200 coffins and bodies across a hillside and into the Mediterranean Sea. Scuba divers managed to retrieve 12 coffins from the sea by Wednesday after the landslide in the town of Camogli, […]

Kosovo’s left-wing opposition party sees landslide win

Next PM faces various challenges, including reviving the economy, reducing unemployment, and fighting the pandemic. Kosovo’s left-wing main opposition party has registered a clear victory in an early election held amid the coronavirus pandemic, economic downturn and stalled negotiations with wartime foe Serbia. With 98 percent of the votes counted on Monday, the Determination Movement […]

Japarov on course for landslide victory in Kyrgyzstan election

Preliminary results show nationalist Sadyr Japarov, 52, won almost 80 percent of the vote, avoiding a run-off. Nationalist politician Sadyr Japarov is on course to win a landslide victory in Kyrgyzstan’s snap presidential election, which was triggered by the collapse of the previous government. Japarov has won almost 80 percent of the vote on Sunday […]

Rescuers Search for Survivors in Norway Landslide That Killed at Least 7

Rescuers have recovered the bodies of seven people killed in a landslide in Norway last week, and they are still looking for survivors, the police said Monday. Three people remained missing after the disaster in the village of Ask, about 30 miles northeast of Oslo, the police said. Officials said the landslide on Wednesday, which […]

Norway: Three remain missing after landslide that left seven dead

Harsh winter conditions hamper search for survivors on ravaged hillside in village north of Oslo. Norwegian officials have insisted there was “still hope” in finding survivors in air pockets five days after a landslide killed at least seven people as it carried away homes in a village north of the capital. Three people are still […]

‘Surreal and terrible’: Third body found after Norway landslide

Rescue teams are still searching for survivors four days after a landslide carried away homes in a Norwegian village. Rescue workers have recovered a third body and continue searching for another seven people still missing four days after a landslide buried homes in a Norwegian village. “We still have hope of finding survivors,” rescue operations […]

Norway: 10 missing, including children, after landslide disaster

The landslide struck a residential area north of the capital, Oslo, forcing some 700 people to evacuate. At least 10 people, including children, are missing after a landslide in southern Norway swept away more than a dozen buildings in the early hours of Wednesday, police said. A rescue operation continued overnight with drones and helicopters, […]

Norway Landslide Injures 10 and Leaves 15 Missing

At least 10 people were injured and 15 people were missing on Wednesday after a landslide in a village about 30 miles northeast of Oslo that Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway said was one of the worst in the country’s history. More than 700 people were evacuated from the village of Ask and at […]

Landslide in Norway leaves nine injured, forces 200 to evacuate

Landslide in a village north of the capital, Oslo, destroys several homes. A landslide has smashed into a residential area near the Norwegian capital, injuring nine people and destroying several homes, authorities said. Some 200 people have been evacuated on Wednesday amid fears of further landslides. Norwegian police were alerted at 4am (03:00 GMT) to […]