Taiwan to put in place volcano alert system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to implement a volcano warning system by the end of this year that covers the Tatun volcanoes (大屯火山群) in the north and Turtle Island (龜山島, Guishan Island) of...

US couple waits 2 1/2 months in lockdown to visit Pompeii

POMPEII, Italy (AP) — An American couple waited a lifetime plus 2 ½ months to visit the ancient ruins of Pompeii together. Colleen and Marvin Hewson, retirees from the Detroit, Mich...

The Latest: Pompeii, 'Raffaello' exhibition shut in Italy

ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak (all times local): 10:40 a.m. On the first day of a sweeping quarantine in northern Italy, even outdoor sites lik...

Volcano victims were well-known Indian Americans in Atlanta

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An American husband and wife have now both died from injuries suffered in a New Zealand volcanic eruption, authorities said Thursday, leaving behind twin 6-year-old girl...

Death toll from New Zealand volcanic eruption rises to 21

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Another person who suffered critical injuries from an eruption of a New Zealand volcano last month has died, bringing the death toll to 21, police said Wednesday. ...

Philippine volcano simmers, officials brace for long crisis

AGONCILLO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials said Saturday they're bracing for a long crisis whether the Taal volcano erupts more disastrously or simmers precariously for weeks or months, as mas...

AP Photos: Ash billows from Philippine volcanic eruption

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — Clouds of ash blew far north of the Philippines' Taal volcano, reaching Manila, the country's bustling capital, and forcing the shutdown of its main airport after lava gus...

Taiwanese airlines cancel flights to Manila due to volcanic eruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's two major air carriers, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA), have canceled all flights between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) and Manila Ni...

Volcano erupts near Manila; villagers flee, airports shut

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — A small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam Sunday, prompting...

Tiny Philippine volcano ejects smoke and ash, villagers flee

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A tiny Philippine volcano that draws many tourists because of its picturesque setting amid a lake belched steam, ash and small rocks Sunday, prompting residents to fle...

New Zealand police: Atlanta woman among volcano victims

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta area woman was among the 19 people killed by a volcanic eruption in New Zealand last month, police confirmed Friday. Mayuari Singh, 42, died after the Dec. ...

American newlyweds are 'progressing' from volcano burns

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The families of American newlyweds who were badly injured during a volcanic eruption in New Zealand said Tuesday the two are progressing as well as could be hoped for gi...

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 19

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The death toll from a volcanic eruption in New Zealand has risen to 19 after police said Monday another person died at an Auckland hospital overnight. ...

Police: 2 missing bodies in volcano eruption may be at sea

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand authorities said Wednesday they believe the two bodies that remain missing after a deadly volcanic eruption last week have been washed out to sea and may nev...

New Zealand IDs 2 bodies not found after volcano eruption

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Police said Tuesday that an Australian teenager and a New Zealand tour guide are the two people presumed dead but whose bodies have not been found after last week’s volcanic er...