In The News: Sichuan Province China experiences a 7.8 earthquake.Many of the homes in the region built of mud and brick and in one town 80% are now homeless.. Reports of collapsed schools, hospitals. More.
In US weather, 22 people have been killed in 66 tornadoes in Oklahoma Arkansas and Georgia over the weekend. The area has already registered around the normal twister count for ...August.
In Myanmar, cyclone relief airlifts are starting to land and one of the French NGOs has been allowed to supervise the aid programs. More.
The battle for Beirut Lebanon is on. Is it a civil war yet? Details.