Environment

Building collapse kills 12 in India after monsoon rains

Building collapse kills 12 in India after monsoon rains

16 July 2019 – Rescuers say 11 soldiers are among a dozen bodies recovered from the debris of a three-story building that collapsed after monsoon rains hit a hilly area...

Japan considering foreign workers at Fukushima plant

Japan considering foreign workers at Fukushima plant

18 April 2019 – The operator of the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant plans to allow foreigners to work at the complex through a new visa program that started...

Seoul proposes rain project with China to clean air

Seoul proposes rain project with China to clean air

07 March 2019 – South Korean President Moon Jae-in has proposed a joint project with China to use artificial rain to clean the air in Seoul, where an acute increase...

Investigators search Opel in diesel emissions probe

Investigators search Opel in diesel emissions probe

16 October 2018 – German prosecutors said yesterday that law enforcement officials have conducted searches at automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions....

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to over 1200

Indonesia earthquake deaths hits 1200

02 October 2018 – The death toll from a powerful earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Indonesia’s central island of Sulawesi last week has reached 1,234 as bodies continue...

Powerful Typhoon Trami heading towards Okinawa

Powerful Typhoon Trami heading towards Okinawa

28 September 2018 – The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) is warning of strong winds, high waves and heavy rain as powerful Typhoon Trami remains on course to lash the southernmost island prefecture...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Southern California

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Southern California

29 August 2018 – A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled a wide area of Southern California last night. But there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The temblor struck...

8 dead in Calabria flash floods in Southern Italy

8 dead in Calabria flash floods in Southern Italy

21 August 2018 – Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers yesterday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy’s civil protection agency said. At least...

Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches 130

Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Hits 130

08 August 2018 – Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after an earthquake killed at least 131 people as rescuers intensified efforts today to find those...

Largest wildfire in Californian history not stopping

Largest Wildfire In California History Still Growing

07 August 2018 – Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The place-names change but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal...