Poland sets date for 18th Frederic Chopin Piano Competition

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Culture authorities in Poland said Monday that the 18th edition of the international Frederic Chopin Piano Competition will take place Oct. 2-23 in Warsaw. Elim...

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...

Australian is 20th fatality in New Zealand volcano eruption

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A man who died in an Australian hospital became the 20th casualty of a New Zealand volcano eruption more than a month ago, officials said on Monday. Th...

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...

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...

Authorities in New Zealand say two more people have died from the volcano eruption, raising the death toll to 16

Authorities in New Zealand say two more people have died from the volcano eruption, raising the death toll to 16.

Stories of injured, missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Officials say 47 people from New Zealand, United States, Australia, Germany, Britain, China and Malaysia were on a New Zealand volcanic island when it suddenly erupted. ...

11 Australians missing, 13 injured in New Zealand eruption

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said on Tuesday 11 Australians remained unaccounted for and 13 had been hospitalized after a volcano eruption in New Zealand. Th...

Voicemail said couple burned by volcano; then silence

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Relatives of a newlywed American couple are desperately seeking information after learning that the husband and wife were severely burned from a volcano eruption in New Zealand. ...

Russian volcano erupted in June, credited for Houston haze

HOUSTON (AP) — Recent sunsets in Houston have been tinged with a burst of purple haze that experts link to a volcano eruption three months ago in Russia. The Houston Chronicle report...

Historic Hawaii volcano eruption scarred landscape, lives

LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii (AP) — A year after a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes...

Campaign calls on Hawaii island tourists to be respectful

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island. The Island ...

US Senator urges Guatemala to maintain Taiwan diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio responded to rumors about pro-China aids influencing Guatemala President Jimmy Morales, and stressed for the Central American countr...