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World 08 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Death toll hits 43 in Cairo shanty town rockslide

CAIRO (Reuters) - The death toll from a rockfall that sent boulders crashing down on dozens of houses in a crowded Cairo shanty town has risen to 43, with more people still missing, Egyptian security sources said on Monday.

World 08 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Death toll hits 51 in Cairo shanty town rockslide

CAIRO (Reuters) - The death toll from a rockfall that sent boulders crashing down on dozens of houses in a crowded Cairo shanty town rose to 51 on Monday, with a number of people still missing, Egyptian security sources said.

World 08 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Death toll hits 51 in Cairo shanty town rockslide

CAIRO (Reuters) - The death toll from a rockfall that sent boulders crashing down on dozens of houses in a crowded Cairo shanty town rose to 51 on Monday, with a number of people still missing, Egyptian security sources said.

World 17 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Cairo poor still live in peril, Amnesty says

CAIRO (Reuters) - Little has changed in Egypt to move the poor from unsafe places and prevent a repetition of a rockslide in a Cairo shantytown that killed more than 100 people last year, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday.

Community 19 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hill clearing worries nearby residents

RESIDENTS of Sri Ivori apartments and Desa Ixora medium-cost units are seeing red over the clearing and open burning of trees on the hill behind their blocks in Bandar Baru Air Itam, Penang.

World 31 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Rare, deadly October snowstorm batters Northeast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 3 million households in the U.S. Northeast lacked power on Sunday as a rare October snowstorm bedeviled transportation and killed at least eight people.

Community 05 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rockslide near apartments in Ampang

SEVERAL large granite rocks became dislodged and crashed to the ground during a rockslide which occurred over the weekend.

Nation 01 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Check on road works that might lead to tragedies, authorities urged

KAJANG: A welfare home operator here wants the authorities to check on road works carried out by contractors that might contribute to landslides or rockslides in the area.

Nation 01 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

There is a possibility of another landslide in Hulu Langat as heavy rains prolong, warns PWD

PETALING JAYA: The Public Works Department has advised residents in the Hulu Langat area to be on “high alert” following two landslides in the area within the past week.

Nation 26 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

Flash floods frustrate KL homeowners and motorists

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the capital were hit by a rockslide and flash floods after a downpour during the evening rush hour.