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· June, 2008

Stories about Disaster from June, 2008

Indonesia: Plane crash

Philippines: Callous leadership?

Israel: Sarkozy Security Scare at Airport

As French President Nicholas Sarkozy departed Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport, shots rang out. A quick assessment revealed that one of the Israeli members of Sarkozy's security detail had turned his weapon...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: EUFOR Helicopter Crashes; Bosnian in Afghanistan Killed

Philippines ferry disaster: List of passengers

China: Earthquake Runaway Teacher

Philippines: Ferry disaster

Philippines: Maritime disaster

Myanmar: More cyclone disaster pictures

Philippines: Unreliable typhoon report

China: Right to Entertainment

China: Universal Education and Fragile School Buildings

China: Flood in Guangzhou City

Japan: Iwate-Miyagi Inland Earthquake

On June 14, an inland earthquake reaching M7.2 on the Richter scale struck the Tohoku region of Japan. In Iwate and Miyagi, the hardest hit prefectures, 10 have been confirmed...

China: Curse of the Olympic mascots?

In case you ever wondered if those Olympic Fuwas weren't just a little too cute to be true, apparently you aren't the only one. For China, the superstitious formula to...

Hong Kong: Earthquake Photos Behind the News Story

Ukraine: Chernobyl Photos

Japan: Reflections on the Akiba Massacre (Part 2)

The massacre on June 8th in Tokyo's Akihabara district sparked heated debates in Japanese blogs about the limits of citizen media. Two Ustream users who were on at the scene...

Myanmar: Foreign doctors are now leaving

Myanmar: Kyan Hmaw village

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