Ecuador crisis, Violence Uproots Nearly 500,000 Africa, Japan 53 dead so far

Thousands of indigenous demonstrators, student volunteers and local residents launched a mass cleanup Monday of a Quito park where anti-austerity protesters fought police for days, leaving piles of burning tires, trees and construction material. MORE

‘We Looked to Escape Death’: Violence Uproots Nearly 500,000 in Burkina Faso

Well, this was done by Mother Nature. 53 killed so far. More victims, more damage found in Japan typhoon aftermath