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UPDATE 8-At least 40 killed in Nepal's worst air crash in nearly five years

  • January 15, 2023 09:53 AM CET | Reuters
 UPDATE 8-At least 40 killed in Nepal's worst air crash in nearly five years

(Adds comment from local resident) By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Jan 15 (Reuters) - At least 40 people were killed on Sunday when a domestic flight crashed in Pokhara in Nepal, an aviation authority

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'Dangerous' Tunisian droughts threaten food security

'Dangerous' Tunisian droughts threaten food security

  • January 11, 2023 12:25 PM CET | Reuters

By Tarek Amara and Jihed Abidellaoui SILIANA, Tunisia (Reuters) - Three years of drought have dried up Tunisian reservoirs, threatening harvests that are critical to the North African country's

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Environment risks dominate in "polycrisis" world - WEF survey

  • January 11, 2023 10:49 AM CET | Reuters

By Mark John (Reuters) - Failure to tackle climate change and environmental degradation dominate the ranking of top risks facing the planet in the next decade, a World Economic Forum (WEF) survey of

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U.S. climate disasters racked up 3rd biggest ever bill in 2022 -govt report

U.S. climate disasters racked up 3rd biggest ever bill in 2022 -govt report

  • January 10, 2023 10:27 PM CET | Reuters

(Reuters) - There were 18 separate weather and climate disaster events in the United States last year, exceeding $1 billion each in losses, making 2022 the third-costliest year in records spanning

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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption resumes, alert level raised -USGS

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption resumes, alert level raised -USGS

  • January 06, 2023 08:46 AM CET | Reuters

(Adds details on the eruption) Jan 5 (Reuters) - The Kilauea  volcano in Hawaii began erupting on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Service's volcanic activity notice said, after detecting a glow in the

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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption resumes, alert level raised -USGS

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption resumes, alert level raised -USGS

  • January 06, 2023 04:15 AM CET | Reuters

(Reuters) - The eruption of the Kilauea  volcano in Hawaii resumed on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Service's volcanic activity notice said. The  volcano alert level has been raised to 'Red' after the

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WRAPUP 10-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

WRAPUP 10-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

  • January 04, 2023 01:11 AM CET | Reuters

(Adds White House comment in paragraph 22) * State media says severe illness from COVID is rare * Chinese scientists brief the WHO * China factory activity shrinks in December By Yew Lun Tian, Farah

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WRAPUP 9-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

WRAPUP 9-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

  • January 03, 2023 08:44 PM CET | Reuters

(Adds White House comment, recasts) * State media says severe illness from COVID is rare * Chinese scientists brief the WHO * China factory activity shrinks in December By Yew Lun Tian, Farah Master

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WRAPUP 8-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

WRAPUP 8-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

  • January 03, 2023 05:18 PM CET | Reuters

(Updates with WHO meeting ended, likely briefing on Wednesday) * State media says severe illness from COVID is rare * Chinese scientists brief WHO * China factory activity shrinks in December By Yew

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WRAPUP 7-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

WRAPUP 7-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

  • January 03, 2023 04:04 PM CET | Reuters

* State media says severe illness from COVID is rare * Chinese scientists expected to brief WHO * China factory activity shrinks in December By Yew Lun Tian, Farah Master and Emma Farge BEIJING/HONG

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WRAPUP 6-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

WRAPUP 6-China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

  • January 03, 2023 11:40 AM CET | Reuters

(Adds WHO meeting details) * State media says severe illness from COVID is rare * Chinese scientists expected to brief WHO * China factory activity shrinks in December By Yew Lun Tian, Farah Master

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