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#Disaster

# disaster - Sunday 25 September, 2022

Boxing set for Olympic expulsion as IBA backs president Kremlev
# Disaster
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# Disaster

Boxing set for Olympic expulsion as IBA backs president Kremlev

Sun 5:12 PM 7,840 Views 3 Comments

The IOC says it is ‘extremely concerned’ by the outcome of an IBA extraordinary congress today.

# disaster - Monday 5 September, 2022

South-west China quake leaves 21 dead and triggers landslides
# Disaster
# Disaster

South-west China quake leaves 21 dead and triggers landslides

Sep 5th 2022, 1:12 PM 7,585 Views 1 Comment

The quake triggered landslides and shook buildings in the provincial capital of Chengdu.

One dead and nine missing after seaplane crash near Seattle
# Washington
# Washington

One dead and nine missing after seaplane crash near Seattle

Sep 5th 2022, 8:04 AM 18,399 Views 0 Comments

The crash happened in Mutiny Bay, off Whidbey Island, about 65 kilometres north-west of the city .

# disaster - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Firefighters battle to save national park as forest fires continue in Spain and Portugal
# Disaster
# Disaster

Firefighters battle to save national park as forest fires continue in Spain and Portugal

Aug 17th 2022, 8:55 PM 15,924 Views 1 Comment

A wildfire in Spain burnt up 10,000 hectares of land and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people, regional officials say.

# disaster - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Part of Beirut’s port silos collapse on second anniversary of massive explosion
# Disaster
# Disaster

Part of Beirut’s port silos collapse on second anniversary of massive explosion

Aug 4th 2022, 5:45 PM 16,530 Views 3 Comments

The northern block of the silos consisting of four towers had been slowly tilting for days.

# disaster - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Ukraine nuclear plant completely out of control and extremely dangerous, says UN nuclear expert
# Russian Control
# Russian Control

Ukraine nuclear plant completely out of control and extremely dangerous, says UN nuclear expert

Aug 3rd 2022, 11:27 AM 19,427 Views 9 Comments

A mission is needed to prevent a potential Chernobyl-like accident from taking place as a result of repeated shelling and a lack of repairs.

# disaster - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Powerful earthquake hits northern Philippines
# Disaster
# Disaster

Powerful earthquake hits northern Philippines

Jul 27th 2022, 7:32 AM 27,555 Views 1 Comment

A 25-year-old construction worker died when the three-storey building he was working on collapsed.

# disaster - Monday 23 May, 2022

Seven dead and more than 120 rescued from water after ferry fire in Philippines
# Disaster
# Disaster

Seven dead and more than 120 rescued from water after ferry fire in Philippines

May 23rd 2022, 12:04 PM 7,119 Views 1 Comment

Many of the 134 passengers and crew jumped into the water and were plucked from the sea by motorboats and cargo vessels.

# disaster - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Brazil mudslide death toll reaches 105 as dozens still missing
# Petropolis
# Petropolis

Brazil mudslide death toll reaches 105 as dozens still missing

Feb 17th 2022, 6:10 PM 7,873 Views 1 Comment

Floods and mudslides swept away homes and cars in the city of Petropolis.

# disaster - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

One dead and at least 70 missing after landslide at Myanmar jade mine
# Disaster
# Disaster

One dead and at least 70 missing after landslide at Myanmar jade mine

Dec 22nd 2021, 8:16 AM 7,611 Views 0 Comments

The disaster struck at a mine close to the Chinese border.

# disaster - Saturday 4 December, 2021

McIlroy's chances of glory at Hero World Challenge ruined by quadruple bogey
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

McIlroy's chances of glory at Hero World Challenge ruined by quadruple bogey

Dec 4th 2021, 9:31 PM 9,975 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy is 18th after three rounds of the tournament in the Bahamas.

# disaster - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Haiti searches for survivors after earthquake kills more than 300 people
# Disaster
# Disaster

Haiti searches for survivors after earthquake kills more than 300 people

Aug 15th 2021, 7:18 AM 9,873 Views 2 Comments

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti yesterday.

# disaster - Friday 25 June, 2021

Three people die and hundreds injured in rare tornado in Czech Republic
# Disaster
# Disaster

Three people die and hundreds injured in rare tornado in Czech Republic

Jun 25th 2021, 9:11 AM 16,757 Views 4 Comments

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said it was a “huge tragedy”.

# disaster - Sunday 6 June, 2021

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 7:42 PM 16,135 Views 6 Comments

There were heavy downpours in ten out of the country’s 25 districts.

# disaster - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Race to prevent environmental disaster as chemicals ship sinks off Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Race to prevent environmental disaster as chemicals ship sinks off Sri Lanka

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:51 AM 15,278 Views 12 Comments

The Singapore-flagged MV X-Press Pearl started sinking off Colombo after authorities extinguished a fire that raged on the vessel for 12 days.

# disaster - Monday 11 January, 2021

Irish youngster makes debut but Dubai trip comes back to bite Celtic in Hibs draw
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

Irish youngster makes debut but Dubai trip comes back to bite Celtic in Hibs draw

Jan 11th 2021, 10:50 PM 9,113 Views 2 Comments

Armstrong Oko-Flex, an Ireland U19 international, was sprung from the bench, but Celtic are now 21 points behind Rangers after a late Hibs leveller.

# disaster - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Women's Six Nations facing postponement due to escalating Covid crisis
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

Women's Six Nations facing postponement due to escalating Covid crisis

Jan 10th 2021, 4:54 PM 4,343 Views 4 Comments

The PA news agency understands tournament organisers have been forced to concede defeat in their bid to stage it in February and March.

# disaster - Friday 4 September, 2020

Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session

Sep 4th 2020, 10:49 AM 13,641 Views 20 Comments

The now-Inter Milan player wanted out after just one session.

# disaster - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion
# Support
# Support

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion

Aug 6th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,974 Views 13 Comments

Lebanon’s prime minister has called on “friendly countries” to lend their support.

# disaster - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Women's Euro 2021 set to be rescheduled after Euro 2020 postponement
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

Women's Euro 2021 set to be rescheduled after Euro 2020 postponement

Mar 17th 2020, 4:03 PM 1,943 Views 0 Comments

Ireland are on track to qualify for the tournament which was due to be hosted by England next summer.

# disaster - Friday 6 March, 2020

'I don't know what to say, I'm so upset' - Doheny suffers shock defeat in Dubai
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

'I don't know what to say, I'm so upset' - Doheny suffers shock defeat in Dubai

Mar 6th 2020, 6:36 PM 19,023 Views 2 Comments

Portlaoise’s former world champion was beaten via unanimous decision by unheralded Romanian Ionut Baluta.

# disaster - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 37,345 Views 74 Comments

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, is now set at 100 seconds to midnight.

# disaster - Monday 16 December, 2019

Labour leadership battle gets underway amid division in party after election defeat
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

Labour leadership battle gets underway amid division in party after election defeat

Dec 16th 2019, 8:10 AM 15,799 Views 53 Comments

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, a potential leadership candidate, was forced to deny insulting voters.

# disaster - Friday 1 November, 2019

Huge blow for Golden State as Steph Curry ruled out for at least three months
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

Huge blow for Golden State as Steph Curry ruled out for at least three months

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 3,341 Views 11 Comments

The six-time All-Star suffered a hand fracture in the Warriors’ defeat to Phoenix on Wednesday.

# disaster - Thursday 15 August, 2019

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Aug 15th 2019, 11:50 AM 10,873 Views 5 Comments

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

# disaster - Saturday 2 March, 2019

English frustrated by mid-race collision but qualifies for 800m final in Glasgow
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

English frustrated by mid-race collision but qualifies for 800m final in Glasgow

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:16 PM 10,390 Views 6 Comments

The Donegal star’s appeal was successful after his 800m semi-final at the European Indoor Championships.

# disaster - Monday 11 February, 2019

France players accountable for England 'disaster' - Camille Lopez
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

France players accountable for England 'disaster' - Camille Lopez

Feb 11th 2019, 9:46 PM 9,771 Views 8 Comments

It was les Bleus’ heaviest defeat to an English side since 1911.

# disaster - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster
# Memorial
# Memorial

'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster

Jan 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 42,032 Views 8 Comments

The Memorial Service for the 51 people who died will be held at St Finbarr’s Church at 11am today.

# disaster - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle

Dec 25th 2018, 8:03 AM 5,375 Views 2 Comments

The latest death toll stood at 429, with 1,485 people injured.

# disaster - Monday 24 December, 2018

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373
# Disaster
# Disaster

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373

Updated Dec 24th 2018, 3:11 PM 10,871 Views 3 Comments

The powerful tsunami struck without any warning on Saturday night,

# disaster - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Indonesia tsunami: Residents near volcano warned to stay away from beaches after 222 killed
# Disaster
# Disaster

Indonesia tsunami: Residents near volcano warned to stay away from beaches after 222 killed

Updated Dec 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 31,713 Views 7 Comments

At least 843 people have been injured too, officials said.

# disaster - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse
# France
# France

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Nov 6th 2018, 9:57 AM 17,812 Views 3 Comments

Rescue workers have found a pocket of air leading to hopes some may have survived.

# disaster - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise
# Disaster
# Disaster

Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise

Sep 30th 2018, 8:11 AM 12,890 Views 7 Comments

The death toll is expected to worsen considerably as so many regions have yet to be heard from in the aftermath of the quake.

# disaster - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala
# Eruption
# Eruption

At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala

Jun 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 6,189 Views 2 Comments

Authorities said more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the disaster.

# disaster - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno
# Disaster Inquiry
# Disaster Inquiry

'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno

Jun 4th 2018, 9:58 PM 23,918 Views 23 Comments

72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.

# disaster - Saturday 2 June, 2018

UFC fighter accidentally knocks himself out with body slam
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

UFC fighter accidentally knocks himself out with body slam

Jun 2nd 2018, 3:42 PM 13,677 Views 9 Comments

Jarrod ‘The Monkey God’ Brooks won’t want to watch this one back…

# disaster - Friday 1 June, 2018

Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour
# Kilauea
# Kilauea

Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour

Jun 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 13,993 Views 8 Comments

“It can’t get hotter than where we are,” said a scientist from the US Geological Survey.

# disaster - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Sergio's Masters defence goes up in smoke as he hits FIVE balls in the water on one hole
# Tin Cup
From The42
# Tin Cup

Sergio's Masters defence goes up in smoke as he hits FIVE balls in the water on one hole

Apr 5th 2018, 8:51 PM 13,753 Views 10 Comments

We all know how you feel, Sergio.

# disaster - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

World champion Christie's luck out again as she leaves without Olympic medal after disqualification
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

World champion Christie's luck out again as she leaves without Olympic medal after disqualification

Feb 20th 2018, 11:15 AM 7,671 Views 9 Comments

The Winter Olympics are over for Elise Christie, who has once again endured a miserable campaign in Pyeongchang.

# disaster - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Nightmare 2018 opener for Ireland's Sam Bennett as he's forced way down the field in Oz
# Broken Chain
From The42
# Broken Chain

Nightmare 2018 opener for Ireland's Sam Bennett as he's forced way down the field in Oz

Jan 16th 2018, 3:48 PM 3,740 Views 4 Comments

He suffered a late mechanical issue.

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