[NASSAU, Bahamas] Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday, and thousands more tried to get on a cruise ship leaving neighbouring Grand Bahama to escape the...

[BEIJING] The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars...

NATURAL disasters cost about US$155 billion this year, and several of them struck the US particularly hard.