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.

Gazprom agrees to reduce natural gas prices for Eastern & Central Europe: EC

Gazprom agrees to reduce natural gas prices
The European Union is imposing a series of obligations on Russian energy giant Gazprom to improve the flow of gas at competitive prices in Eastern Europe, EU Antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday.

Remote sensing observation to help sustainable development along Mekong

Mekong River
China will coordinate with countries from Asia and Oceania to conduct satellite remote sensing observation along the Mekong River, according to the website of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Oman, Yemen prepare for hurricane-strength Cyclone Mekunu

Cyclone Mekunu
Cyclone Mekunu is intensifying to hurricane-level strength in the Arabian Sea and is expected to hit Oman and Yemen later this week, forecasters said Wednesday.

Deadly protests in India spark suspension of copper smelting plant’s expansion

copper smelting plant’s expansion
An Indian court has halted the expansion of a Sterlite Copper smelter after 11 protesters were killed during rallies demanding the closure of the existing plant due to pollution.

2 missing, 1 injured in Madrid building collapse

2 missing, 1 injured in Madrid building collapse
Two workers were missing and one was injured after the interior of a building collapsed in the center of Madrid on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan. NO DEATHS FROM HEATWAVE IN KARACHI, AUTHORITIES CLAIM

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan
A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi over the past three days, a social welfare organization said on Tuesday, amid fears the death toll could climb as the high temperatures persist.

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