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Storm Brings Down UN Jet

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Thirty-two people died when a UN plane crashed as it tried to land in torrential rain in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital on Monday, a UN spokesman said. It is one of the worst disasters

6.5 Quake Hits Japan: Tsunami To Hit

Japan has issued a tsunami advisory after a shallow 6.5 earthquake struck off the Miyagi coast, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The tsunami was expected to hit imminently. More updates to follow… Please follow and like us:

Emperor Akihito Addresses Japan

SENDAI, Japan (AFP) – Japan’s emperor gave a rare address to a jittery nation Wednesday as a nuclear emergency deepened and millions struggled in desperate conditions after last week’s quake and tsunami disaster. The television appearance by Emperor Akihito emphasised

200,000 killed in Haiti quake, says premier

More than 200,000 people were killed in the January 12 earthquake that hit Haiti, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said yesterday. Mr Bellerive said 300,000 people were injured in the disaster, including 4,000 amputees. Previous estimates from the Haitian government had

Cyber fraudsters attack EU’s carbon trading system

Online fraudsters have carried out a “widepread” cyber attack on the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the EU commission said Thursday, promising a security review. The scam involved fake emails asking users of the carbon trading registries to log

Earthquakes continue to rumble at Yellowstone

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GOLDEN – For three weeks, 9NEWS has been telling you about earthquakes under Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the most intense quake swarms ever recorded in the park’s history and it still shows no sign of slowing down.

Australia: Monckton blasts unconstitutional ETS

Visiting British climate change commentator Christopher Monckton has attacked the Federal Government’s emissions trading scheme (ETS), arguing part of it is unconstitutional. Lord Monckton is using a speaking tour of Australia to question the need for countries to cut carbon

Britain Faces Food Crisis As Soil Vanishes

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British farming soil could run out within 60 years, leading to a catastrophic food crisis and drastically higher prices for consumers, scientists warn. Fertile soil is being lost faster than it can be replenished and will eventually lead to the

Philippines hit with high food prices due to India drought

The Philippines, the world’s largest rice importer, said Thursday it feared global food prices would spike this year as India suffers its worst drought in nearly four decades. “There’s been a big drought in India which affected half of her

More than 7000 escaped criminals on the rampage in Haiti streets

HAITI’S police chief says bandits are preying on vulnerable earthquake survivors, even raping women, in makeshift camps set up in the capital after the disaster. “With the blackout that’s befallen the Haitian capital, bandits are taking advantage to harass and