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Dart In Sri Lanka

Dart In Sri Lanka

Jan 9, 2005 / 7:59 am

The first jet carrying equipment and members for Canada's Disaster Assistance Response Team, or DART, landed in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. DART's primary...

VIP Visits Slow Aid

VIP Visits Slow Aid

Jan 8, 2005 / 11:12 am

Relief workers say a flood of foreign dignitaries is clogging the airport in Indonesia's Aceh province and slowing the distribution of aid to tsunami victims. ...

Tsunami Death Toll Raised

Tsunami Death Toll Raised

Jan 7, 2005 / 4:19 pm

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan described the devastation on tsunami-battered Sumatra island Friday as the worst he's ever seen, and authorities raised...

Mandelas Son Dies Of Aids

Mandela""s Son Dies Of Aids

Jan 6, 2005 / 11:34 am

Nelson Mandela's eldest son, Makgatho Mandela, died of AIDS in a hospital in Johannesburg on Thursday. A lawyer by profession, the former South African...

Many Americans Missing

Many Americans Missing

Jan 4, 2005 / 3:20 pm

U.S. officials are investigating about 4,000 reports of missing Americans in the wake of the December 26 tsunami disaster, a State Department spokesman said...

Relief Effort Ramps Up

Relief Effort Ramps Up

Jan 3, 2005 / 11:40 am

Aid agencies working in south Asia are frantically trying to get aid to those who need it most, while millions remain homeless and vulnerable to hunger and...

Rabies Survivor

Rabies Survivor

Jan 2, 2005 / 12:20 pm

A Wisconsin teenager who became the first person known to survive rabies without a vaccination went home Saturday after nearly 11 weeks in the hospital,...

Four Year Old Survives

Four Year Old Survives

Jan 2, 2005 / 8:25 am

A miraculous story of survival a week after a devastating earthquake and the resulting tsunamis. Officials in Sri Lanka say a four year old girl, originally...

Back On Beaches

Back On Beaches

Jan 2, 2005 / 7:00 am

Six days after one of the worst natural disasters in decades, foreign tourists were back on the beaches of this Thai resort island Saturday, frolicking in the...

Tsunami Aid $2 Billion US

Tsunami Aid $2 Billion US

Jan 1, 2005 / 11:03 am

Worldwide donations to help those battered by the huge waves that slammed into Asian and African coastlines totalled $2 billion US Saturday. Japan increased its...

Parties And Prayers

Parties And Prayers

Jan 1, 2005 / 6:51 am

A million people welcomed 2005 in Times Square while taking a moment during the celebration to pause for the thousands of tsunami victims. In Toronto the music...

Numbers Up Again

Numbers Up Again

Dec 31, 2004 / 10:28 am

Indonesia's health minister warned the country may have up to 20,000 more tsunami casualties, as the first aid planes touched down Friday in the devastated...

Beef To Flow South

Beef To Flow South

Dec 30, 2004 / 11:45 am

The U.S. is expected to stick with its plans to re-open its border to young Canadian cattle -- despite a second suspected case of mad cow disease in Canada. "We...

Death Toll Climbs

Death Toll Climbs

Dec 30, 2004 / 9:32 am

The death toll from the tsunami disaster has rocketed to more than 114,000 after Indonesia found tens of thousands of new bodies on the northern island of...

Border Opens To Beef

Border Opens To Beef

Dec 29, 2004 / 4:39 pm

Nineteen months after closing the border to Canadian cattle due to fears about the spread of mad cow disease, the United States announced Wednesday it plans to...

Toll Tops 80,000

Toll Tops 80,000

Dec 29, 2004 / 11:36 am

The death toll from the southern Asia tsunami climbed to more than 80,000 Wednesday, with every fourth citizen believed dead in parts of the hardest-hit area,...

Human Tragedy

Human Tragedy

Dec 28, 2004 / 9:38 am

Indonesian rescuers reported 10,000 dead in a single town and emergency crews in Sri Lanka found the twisted wreckage of a passenger train as the tsunami's...

Biggest Relief Effort

Biggest Relief Effort

Dec 28, 2004 / 7:05 am

The death toll from a tsunami that pummeled 11 countries rose to 40,000 people on Tuesday after Sri Lanka and Malaysia dramatically boosted their number of...

Yushchenko Victorious

Yushchenko Victorious

Dec 27, 2004 / 10:14 am

Opposition leader Victor Yushchenko has declared victory in Ukraine's third presidential vote. With more than 98 per cent of Sunday's ballot counted, election...

UNICEF Appeal

UNICEF Appeal

Dec 27, 2004 / 8:50 am

An international relief agency says children and families continue to suffer as the South Asia death toll rises from a devastating earthquake and tsunami....

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