Sunday, May 27, 2018

US Mississippi, Florida Declare Emergency Over Subtropical Storm Alberto

Subtropical Storm Alberto
The US states of Mississippi and Florida declared the state of emergency over the approaching subtropical storm of Alberto, the states’ governors said.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Turkey, Russia agree 10.25 pct natural gas discount, Ankara to get $1 bln payment-Erdogan

Turkey, Russia agree 10.25 pct natural gas discount
Turkey and Russia have reached a retroactive agreement for a 10.25 percent discount on the natural gas Ankara buys from Moscow, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.

China to build high precision PNT system with BeiDou

BeiDou
China is planning to finish building a high precision national comprehensive positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) system on the basis of BeiDou system by 2035.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Oman gears up as Cyclone Mekunu approaches

Cyclone Mekunu approaches
After Cyclone Mekunu left Yemeni governorate Socotra with 19 people missing, sunken ships and several damages to roads and houses, it is fast approaching its next target: Oman.

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise: Study

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will reduce the nutritional value of rice, according to an international research team that analyzed rice samples from field experiments.

DPRK confirms demolition of nuclear test site, no leakage of radio-active materials

DPRK confirms demolition of nuclear test site
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has confirmed the demolition of its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri on Thursday, saying that all the tunnels have been collapsed by explosions and their entrances completely closed, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Thursday, May 24, 2018

State of emergency due to droughts in Argentina

State of emergency due to droughts in Argentina
Agribusiness has declared the agricultural emergency due to drought in Corrientes and Santiago del Estero.

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