3rd person found dead after rockfall in Austria

BERLIN (AP) — A third person has been found dead after a rockfall earlier this week in an Austrian gorge popular with hikers, police said Friday. The accident happened on Wednesday, ...

2 killed, 8 injured by rockfall in Austrian gorge

BERLIN (AP) — Two people have died and eight were injured by a rockfall in an Austrian gorge popular with hikers, officials said Wednesday. Police in the southeastern region of Styri...

6.0 quake causes blackouts, rock slides, rail cancelations, 1 death in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake which struck at 5:28 a.m. this morning (Aug. 8) has led to blackouts, rock slides, train cancellations, and one death. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake ...

Driver dies after rocks hit truck on Central Taiwan mountain road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 25-year-old truck driver died after falling rocks hit his vehicle on a road in Central Taiwan Saturday (July 20). The man, surnamed Lee (李), had gone to work in the T...

Injured man, 5 others cited for trespassing in Hawaii park

HONOLULU (AP) — A man injured during a rockfall in a Hawaii state park is among five people cited for trespassing. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday that officials cited...

South Korean woman injured as rock hits bus after Taiwan earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A South Korean woman was taken to hospital after a falling rock hit her tour bus in Hualien County Saturday (April 20), just two days after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit ...

Video shows boulder barely miss car during quake in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dashcam video has surfaced showing a massive boulder barely missing a motorist driving through Taroko Gorge as the powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 1:...

2 tourists injured in rockfall after magnitude 6.1 quake strikes E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, two tourists have been reported injured in Taroko Gorge, including a Malaysian man who is currently...

Indonesia ends search for victims of gold mine collapse

BOLAANG MONGONDOW, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities in Indonesia say the risk to rescuers from constant rockfall has ended the search for the dozens of victims of a gold mine collapse, leaving an unknown ...

A rockfall threatens in the Allgäu Alps

It is one of the most famous mountains in the Allgäu Alps - and could soon be history. According to experts, the summit of the Hochvogel will soon collapse, and according to calculations up to 260,000...

4 miners killed at South African gold mine after tremor

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A mining company in South Africa says four workers have died and two others are missing after an earth tremor caused a rockfall at a gold mine. The Sibanye-Stillw...

2-year-old boy killed by falling rock in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A falling rock struck a vehicle and killed a 2-year-old boy seated on the passenger side of a car traveling at the 25 kilometer mark of Provincial Highway 7 on Wednesday evenin...

Beyond Taroko – 5 things most visitors miss at Taroko Gorge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taroko Gorge (太魯閣) is one of Taiwan’s great natural wonders and the most visited tourist attractions in the country outside of Taipei. Sitting at the entrance of Taroko N...

Charges brought against teen in Columbia Gorge fire

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy who allegedly started a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a hiking trail in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge, with the blaze causing evacuations, the closing...

Director, cinema owner, and radio celebrity die in Hubei landslide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The three members of a Taiwanese tour group who were killed by a landslide in the Three Gorges scenic area (三峽) of China’s Hubei Province Sunday included cinema owner, a ...