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Death Toll Rising in Asian Quake

  • Pakistan says up to 30,000 people have been killed by Saturday's massive earthquake and there are fears the death toll could rise much higher. Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf called the 7.7 magnitude quake the country's worst on record and appealed for urgent help.CTV

  • Hundreds are dead and hundreds more are missing in Guatemala Sunday after a landslide triggered by Hurricane Stan swallowed a Mayan Indian village. Residents of the lakeside town of Santiago Atitlan were buried after the slope of a volcano collapsed after days of rains.CTV

  • British anti-terror police on Sunday continued to question 10 men arrested as part of an investigation into international terrorism. In early morning raids Saturday police searched three properties in Derby and Wolverhampton, in England's Midlands region, and in Croydon, south of London, and took 10 men into custody.Globe And Mail

  • Poles are voting to elect a new president--two weeks after parliamentary elections brought victory for two centre-right parties. The current front runners are Donald Tusk of the Civic Platform party and Lech Kaczynski of the Law and Justice party.CTV

  • Preliminary tests indicate a 4-year-old boy in Indonesia has been infected with the deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza, according to officials from the national Department of Health's bird flu monitoring center. If confirmed, the case would be the sixth in Indonesia.CNN

  • A suicide car bomb killed two people Sunday outside an apartment building used by the Iranian-backed Badr Brigade, a Shiite militia linked to one of the main parties in the Iraqi government, police said. The early morning blast also injured three people near the three-story building in central Basra.CTV


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