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China issues highest alert for Typhoon Fitow

China issues highest alert for Typhoon Fitow Sun, 06 Oct, 2013

Hundreds of thousands of people in southeast China were evacuated and fishing vessels called back to shore on Sunday because of an approaching typhoon, authorities said. 
Japan nuclear plant leaking again

Japan nuclear plant leaking again Thu, 03 Oct, 2013

A new radioactive water leak has been discovered at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant and may have flowed into the Pacific Ocean, its operator says, according to Japanese news agencies.
Scores missing in South China Sea as typhoon heads for Vietnam

Scores missing in South China Sea as typhoon heads for Vietnam Mon, 30 Sep, 2013

Seventy-four people are missing after three Chinese fishing boats sank in the South China Sea due to stormy weather caused by Typhoon Wutip, maritime authorities said on Monday.
Cygnus spacecraft docks at International Space Station

Cygnus spacecraft docks at International Space Station Sun, 29 Sep, 2013

An unmanned U.S. commercial cargo ship flew itself to the International Space Station on Sunday, completing the primary goal of its debut test flight before supply runs begin in December.
At least 15 dead as powerful new earthquake hits Pakistan

At least 15 dead as powerful new earthquake hits Pakistan Sat, 28 Sep, 2013

Another major earthquake has hit southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 15 people in a region already devastated by a massive quake four days ago.
UN experts 95% certain humans causing climate change

UN experts 95% certain humans causing climate change Fri, 27 Sep, 2013

International scientists are 95 percent sure human activities are the main cause of global warming, an U.N. report to be released Friday is expected to say. 
Iran President Hassan Rouhani wants nuclear deal in months

Iran President Hassan Rouhani wants nuclear deal in months Thu, 26 Sep, 2013

Iran wants to reach a deal with West on Tehran's nuclear issue in three months, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said during his interview to the Washington Post.

World Bank approves $140 million for Myanmar electricity Wed, 25 Sep, 2013

The World Bank said on Tuesday that it will extend a US$140 million interest-free loan to Myanmar to refurbish a power station in the southern part of the country.
At least 328 killed in strong earthquake in Pakistan

At least 328 killed in strong earthquake in Pakistan Tue, 24 Sep, 2013

A huge earthquake hit southwest Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 328 people, toppling scores of homes and sending people around the region rushing into the streets in panic.
25 dead as Typhoon Usagi hits southern China

25 dead as Typhoon Usagi hits southern China Mon, 23 Sep, 2013

At least 25 people in southern China have been killed in what has been described as the most powerful storm on earth this year.
US sets first curbs on power plant carbon emissions

US sets first curbs on power plant carbon emissions Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed limits on power-plant emissions blamed for climate change represents a new battleground for an agency that has for decades focused on the local impact of pollutants such as lead, mercury and ozone.
MERS virus transmitted from animals to humans more than once

MERS virus transmitted from animals to humans more than once Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

Saudi Arabia has experienced most of the cases and deaths since the new MERS virus was identified in September 2012.
Super typhoon Usagi threatens Taiwan, Northern Philippines, China

Super typhoon Usagi threatens Taiwan, Northern Philippines, China Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

The Philippines, Taiwan and southern China are preparing for the arrival of a rapidly intensifying super typhoon.
Syrian chemical weapons destruction will take one year, Assad says

Syrian chemical weapons destruction will take one year, Assad says Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to destroy his stockpile of chemical arms but said it would take one year to do so and will cost about $1bn.
Rouhani says Iran will 'never' develop nuclear weapons

Rouhani says Iran will 'never' develop nuclear weapons Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Wednesday that his government would never develop nuclear weapons, his strongest signal yet that he may be seeking a diplomatic thaw with the West after decades of acrimony.
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