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The tragedy in Asia...

The tragedy in Asia...

1/7/2005 4:23:01 AM

The number of victims of the tsunami waves in Southern and Southeast Asia reached 165 000. Only in Indonesia the dead toll reached 113 000 people.

American Army has spent about 40 million USD in relief operations. EU member countries cooperation ministers are expected to have meeting in Brussels today to discuss the aid program of the EU for the Southeast Asian countries that suffered most from the earthquake and the tsunami waves in December.

The three Plovdiv guys that have been reported missing in Sri Lanka came back home yesterday. They were guests at the five-star "Villa Ocean Ville: Hotel at Vadova, which is no longer there after the earthquake and the following tsunami waves hit the hotel at 4 AM on December 26. Our guys were lucky enough to have left on a mountain safari the previous day...

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