Sunday 24 June 2018

Power, fuel ease US storm woes, many still waiting

While power returned to much of Manhattan and fuel supplies were headed for the disaster zone, residents of some of the hardest-hit areas faced a long wait for electricity and help after superstorm Sandy's devastating strike on the US Northe


US braces for mammoth storm, NY on high alert

Hurricane Sandy, a mammoth storm menacing the East Coast, took aim at the most densely populated US region on Monday, forcing hundreds of thousands to seek higher ground, halting public transport and closing schools, businesses and government de


Strong earthquake rattles Mexico, two dead

A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, knocking out lights in parts of the capital and sending people rushing into the streets. There were no immediate reports of severe damage or injurie


Destruction of rainforests down 25pc

The rate of destruction of the world's three largest forests fell 25 per cent this decade compared with the previous one, but remains alarmingly high in some countries, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation said. A report entitled T

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