Merapi Eruption - November 2010 - more than 140 people died, hundreds of thousands of residents have been evacuated and lost their home and shelters.
Earthquake in Haiti - January earthquake struck Haiti, reducing Port-au-Prince to rubble and claiming over 300,000 lives.
Shanghai apartment fire - a fire erupted, apparently within construction materials and scaffolding surrounding an occupied 30-story apartment building under renovation.Unfortunately, 58 people were unable to escape, losing their lives, and 70 more were injured.
Do we really need any other war to destroy the world?
Massacred in Gaza - On January 3rd, the Israeli Defense Force ground troops began entering Gaza, soon cutting the territory in half. Israel's stated goals are to end rocket attacks originating from Gaza - which had increased sharply following the end of a cease-fire agreement in December.
Korea in war - November 23rd, North Korea fired scores of artillery shells at the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, killing at least four (two soldiers, two civilians), wounding 18 more, and yet destroying several houses.
I mean, seriously?
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