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Hotter temperature could kill 2,100 more a year

PARIS: A rise in temperature of just two degrees Celsius could lead to an additional 2,100 deaths from injuries every year in...

Protect 30 percent of planet by 2030

PARIS: Thirty percent of Earth’s surface across land and sea should become protected areas by 2030 to ensure the viability of ecosystems...

Rain offers hope in bushfire fight

SYDNEY: Forecasts of heavy rain offered hope yesterday in the months-long battle to contain Australia’s unprecedented bushfires, but smoke lifted pollution levels...

Six killed as huge sinkhole swallows bus

BEIJING: An enormous sinkhole swallowed a bus and pedestrians in north-west China, sparking an explosion, killing six people and leaving four more...

Tens of thousands face uncertainty

TANAUAN (Philippines): Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned yesterday,...

Philippines on volcano alert

TALISAY CITY (Philippines): Lava and broad columns of ash illuminated by lightning spewed from a volcano south of the Philippine capital yesterday,...

Wake up call after Jakarta’s floods?

JAKARTA: Floods that killed 60 people in Indonesia’s capital after the biggest rainfall since records began should be a wake-up call to...

Australia gets recovery fund

SYDNEY: Reserve troops fanned out across fire-ravaged regions in three Australian states yesterday after a horror weekend, as the government pledged $1.4...

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