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Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru Sun, 26 May, 2019

A powerful 8.0-earthquake struck northern Peru, sending frightened residents rushing into the street. Some injuries but no deaths have been reported.
Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record Tue, 21 May, 2019

A Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world's highest peak.
UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort Sun, 12 May, 2019

 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls it the defining issue of our time: climate change is moving to the center stage at the United Nations, three years after the Paris agreement went into force.
EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course

EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course Thu, 09 May, 2019

Fighting climate change, safeguarding the rule of law and finding a modern model for growth must be at the heart of the European Union, the bloc's leaders agreed in Thursday talks meant to show unity despite the damage from Brexit.
Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Mon, 06 May, 2019

Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland  to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth.

Floods in Indonesia kill 29, dozen missing

Floods in Indonesia kill 29, dozen missing Mon, 29 Apr, 2019

Floods sparked by torrential rains have killed 29 people in Indonesia with a dozen more still missing, officials, marking the latest calamity for a disaster-prone nation.
Dike breached, thousands evacuated in Montreal area as floods worsen

Dike breached, thousands evacuated in Montreal area as floods worsen Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

More than 5,000 people were told to quickly leave their homes near Montreal late Saturday and early Sunday after floodwaters breached a dike in rain-soaked eastern Canada.
Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth

Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

Tens of thousands of people in the far north of Mozambique are bracing for violent flooding as torrential rain pushes up water levels, after the death and devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth.
Iran floods death toll reaches 70

Iran floods death toll reaches 70 Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

Floods in Iran since March have killed 70 people the head of the emergency services said according to the official IRNA News Agency.
Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417

Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417 Sat, 23 Mar, 2019

The death toll in Mozambique has climbed to 417 after a cyclone devastated swathes of the southern African country, flooding thousands of square kilometres (miles), the government said.
Cyclone's huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa

Cyclone's huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa Tue, 19 Mar, 2019

 Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops Tuesday after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. More than 350 people were confirmed dead, hundreds were missing and thousands more were at risk.
More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm Mon, 18 Mar, 2019

 More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores have been killed and more than 150 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe.
3 astronauts on Soyuz craft successfully reach ISS

3 astronauts on Soyuz craft successfully reach ISS Fri, 15 Mar, 2019

A Russian cosmonaut and two US astronauts arrived Friday at the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, five months after the failed launch of a rocket carrying two of the passengers.
Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia

Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia Thu, 14 Mar, 2019

In the world's coldest capital, many burn coal and plastic just to survive temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees -- but warmth comes at a price: deadly pollution makes Ulaanbataar's air too toxic for children to breathe, leaving parents little choice but to evacuate them to the countryside.
Floods in southern Africa kill 115

Floods in southern Africa kill 115 Wed, 13 Mar, 2019

At least 115 people were killed in Mozambique, Malawi and South Africa after heavy rains affected 843,000 people across southeast Africa, officials and the UN said, prompting calls for emergency aid.
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