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Turkey Quake Toll Passes 600

Bulldozers have replaced sniffer dogs as search efforts wound down in quake-hit eastern Turkey and the death toll rose to over 600. With temperatures dipping to below freezing the biggest problem now facing survivors in Van province was a lack

Beijing Pollution Hazardous

Air pollution in Beijing reached “hazardous” levels on Monday, the US embassy said, as thick smog blanketed the city for the third day running, forcing the closure of highways and cancellation of flights. The Chinese capital is one of the

Turkey Quake Toll Tops 500

Snow blanketed quake-hit eastern Turkey Thursday, while emergency crews found a teenager alive in the rubble more than 100 hours after the disaster even as the death toll climbed to 550. Aydin Palak, 18, was pulled out of the wreckage

Shutting Fukushima To Take 30Yrs

A draft report by Japan’s nuclear agency says it will take more than 30 years to decommission the shattered Fukushima nuclear plant. Authorities hope to have the stricken reactors in a state of cold shutdown by the end of the

Jakarta Mussels Have Toxic Metals

Authorities in Jakarta are no longer issuing permits to farmers to harvest green mussels because water pollution levels are so high. At the same time, they are trying to encourage farmers to switch to catfish farming or move their operations

Quake Teen Found Alive After 4 Days

A teenager has been pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building more than 100 hours after an earthquake struck eastern Turkey. The 18-year-old named Imdat was found by rescuers searching for survivors in the town of Ercis, which

Nasa To Launch Climate Satelite

After a five-year delay, an Earth-observing satellite will be launched to test new technologies aimed at improving weather forecasts and monitoring climate change. The $1.5 billion NASA mission comes in a year of weather extremes from the Midwest tornado outbreak

Climate Catastophe: No City Is Safe

A third of humanity, mostly in Africa and South Asia, face the biggest risks from climate change but rich nations in northern Europe will be least exposed, according to a report released Wednesday. Bangladesh, India and the Democratic Republic of

Flash Floods Hit italian Riviera

At least nine people have been killed and five others are missing after flash floods hit the Italian Riviera turning roads into rivers and washing cars out to sea. The huge downpour also triggered off landslides along some of Italy’s

Turkish Inmates Revolt After Quake

Prisoners have set fire to a jail in Turkey’s earthquake-hit city of Van and gunshots have been heard as inmates fought their guards following a big aftershock. A soldier said prisoners had attacked the guards with scissors and knives, two