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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...

Japanese monsoon death toll reaches over 140

Death Toll From Japan Monsoons Hits 131

10 July 2018 – Rescuers battled today to find dozens of people still missing after torrential rains devastated parts of western Japan, with flooding and landslides leaving 146 dead so...

Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 in Quebec

Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 in Quebec

06 July 2018 – Health authorities in the Canadian province of Quebec said last night that 33 people have died from heat-related complications in the last few days. Eighteen of those...

5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

24 July 2017 – Iranian state TV is reporting a strong 5.4 magnitude earthquake has led to a power outage in a remote area in the country’s south. The quake...