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PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead nears its end

PALU, Indonesia— Indonesia’s search for victims buried in neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is nearing its end almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city of Palu in central Sulawesi. Authorities had said the official search and rescue effort would end Thursday with prayers in areas of the city such … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead nears its end

PULA, Croatia | UK woman ‘sang to stay awake’ after falling off cruise ship

PULA, Croatia — A British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night sang to stay alive, her rescuers said Monday. The captain of the Croatian rescue ship that found Kay Longstaff, 46, floating some 45 nautical miles off Croatia’s coast said “luckily for her we … Continue reading PULA, Croatia | UK woman ‘sang to stay awake’ after falling off cruise ship