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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China Sat, 09 Jul, 2016

Typhoon Nepartak weakened to a strong tropical storm Saturday as it lashed China's eastern coast, bringing powerful winds and heavy rains.

Powerful typhoon blows off Philippines, threatens Taiwan

Powerful typhoon blows off Philippines, threatens Taiwan Thu, 07 Jul, 2016

Philippine forecasters warned fishing boats not to venture out to sea and commercial ships to watch out for big waves Thursday as a powerful typhoon roared off the country's northeastern coast.
Paris bans old cars from streets in pollution crackdown

Paris bans old cars from streets in pollution crackdown Fri, 01 Jul, 2016

 Paris cracked down Friday on ageing polluting cars, with vehicles registered before 1997 no longer allowed on the streets from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on weekdays.
23 die in historic floods in US state

23 die in historic floods in US state Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

Flooding in the US state of West Virginia killed 23 people and stranded others who had to be plucked from rooftops and rescued from fast-moving waters, state officials said.

78 dead, 500 hurt by storms in eastern China

78 dead, 500 hurt by storms in eastern China Thu, 23 Jun, 2016

Hurricane-force winds, freak hailstorms, pounding rain and a tornado killed 78 people in China's eastern province of Jiangsu on Thursday and injured nearly 500 others, Xinhua reported.
Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing

Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing Thu, 23 Jun, 2016

An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight across the Atlantic from New York in one of the longest legs of the first ever fuel-less flight around the world.
North Korea fires missile but appears to have failed: South Korea

North Korea fires missile but appears to have failed: South Korea Wed, 22 Jun, 2016

North Korea fired one missile from its east coast just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday (2100 GMT Tuesday) but it appears to have failed, South Korea's military officials said.
3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan

3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan Sat, 18 Jun, 2016

An International Space Station crew including an American, a Briton and a Russian landed safely Saturday in the sun-drenched steppes of Kazakhstan.
Artists, scientists urge North America to save Monarch butterfly

Artists, scientists urge North America to save Monarch butterfly Thu, 16 Jun, 2016

Some 200 intellectuals, scientists and artists from around the world urged the leaders of Mexico, the United States and Canada on Wednesday to save North America's endangered migratory Monarch butterfly.
Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak

Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak Fri, 03 Jun, 2016

Paris' world-famous Louvre and Musee d'Orsay museums shut on Friday to rush valuable artworks out of their basements, as the rain-swollen River Seine reached its highest level in three decades.
Thousands evacuated as France declares flood emergency

Thousands evacuated as France declares flood emergency Thu, 02 Jun, 2016

Torrential rain forced thousands of people from their homes just south of Paris while the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital, shutting down the famed Louvre and Orsay museums and a metro line.
Four people killed in flooding and storms in southwestern Germany

Four people killed in flooding and storms in southwestern Germany Mon, 30 May, 2016

Three people have been killed in floods in the southwestern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and a young girl was killed by a train as she took shelter from the rain under a railway bridge.
Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers

Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers Sun, 29 May, 2016

Nepal celebrated Everest Day on Sunday by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain this month, following two years of disasters.
Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing seven

Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing seven Sun, 22 May, 2016

The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia rose to seven on Sunday, with two other people in critical condition, as an official warned of more eruptions.
Five dead, thousands flee as Cyclone Roanu nears Bangladesh

Five dead, thousands flee as Cyclone Roanu nears Bangladesh Sat, 21 May, 2016

Cyclone Roanu was poised to make landfall in southern Bangladesh Saturday, as strong winds and heavy downpours unleashed by the storm left five people dead and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes.

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