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China: 127 Children Tested For Lead Poisoning

More than 100 pupils will undergo blood tests after excessive lead was found in a water sample from a kindergarten, the second caught in a tainted water scandal. The safety precaution is being taken after the sample from a boiler

5.6 Earthquake Off Aden No Tsunami

A 5.6-magintude earthquake struck the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday morning, with authorities confirming the UAE was not impacted by any seismic activity. The incident occurred at 8.03am UAE time, with the head of the country’s seismology centre telling ‘Emirates24|7’,

10 Dead In Iran Flash Flooding

Tehran (AFP) – At least 10 people have been killed after flash floods hit several regions of Iran, state television said on Saturday. Six people died on Friday in Pakdasht, a city southeast of Tehran, when they attempted to have

6.3 Earthquake Hits Indonesia No Tsunami

JAKARTA (AFP) – A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake struck at a depth of 52km under

Hong Kong Pink Dolphins Face Extinction

HONG KONG (WLS) — Hong Kong’s iconic pink dolphins are in danger of extinction. The Chinese white dolphins are famous for their pink coloring, but now, experts say their populations are decreasing due to a shrinking habitat. In the waters

Did Blood Moon Kill 140,000 Antelope?

THE mysterious deaths of 140,000 critically endangered antelopes which baffled scientists have prompted a flurry of conspiracy theories, including that it is another sign before the so-called Blood Moon apocalypse. The world population of saiga antelope halved in less than

Japan Resumes Search For 16 Missing

Search teams using boats and helicopters resumed looking on Saturday for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan this week, while thousands waited to return to their homes as waters slowly receded. Floods swept

Fukushima: 82 Radioactive Bags Float Away

Flooding caused by Tropical Typhoon Etau has swept at least 82 bags suspected to contain radioactive grass and other contaminated materials that had been collected at the site of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP). They had been

107 Dead As Storm Topples Crane On To Mosque

107 people have been killed and 238 injured when a crane collapsed in Mecca’s Grand Mosque, Saudi Arabian officials say. Authorities say storms are believed to have caused the collapse. It happened as Mecca prepares for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

5.2 Earthquake Hits Japan. No Tsunami

An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.2 struck the Tokyo metropolitan area at 5:49 a.m. on Sept. 12, injuring at least 13 people. The epicenter of the quake was about 57 kilometers beneath Tokyo Bay, the Japan Meteorological Agency

100,000 Evacuated As Etau Devastates Japan

Video: Sep 11, 2015; 2:40 PM ET Torrential rain brought by Typhoon Etau caused severe flooding in parts of Japan on Thursday, September 10. More than 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes. One woman was reported missing after

Fukushima Leaks Radioactive Water After Etau

Flooding from Typhoon Etau has caused new leaks of contaminated water to flow from the Fukushima nuclear power station into the ocean. The incident came after a rush of water overwhelmed the site’s drainage pumps. Typhoon Etau brought lashing rains,

Tropical Storm Etau Devastates Japan

Gallery: An emergency has unfolded in parts of Japan as Tropical Storm Etau dumped more than a foot of rain on residential areas, triggering flooding and mudslides that pushed tens of thousands from their homes. One person has died and

Euphrates Dries Up. ISIS Fight Over Water

The “Garden of Eden” is drying up this summer. Water levels in the fabled Mesopotamian marshes of southern Iraq have reached their lowest levels since Saddam Hussein substantially drained them in the 1990s to starve their inhabitants. The reason is

5.5 Earthquake Rattles Islamabad

An strong earthquake jolted Islamabad along with north-western parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa early on Thursday morning, Express News reported. According to the meteorological department, the earthquake, measuring 5.5 on the Ricther scale, was felt in the federal capital Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar,

Tropical Storm Etau Hits Japan

A rare emergency weather warning has been issued near Tokyo as torrential rain continues to inundate parts of Japan in the wake of former Tropical Storm Etau, causing flooding and landslides and at least 16 reported injuries. At least 37,000