Cyclone Phailin powered its way inland over eastern India on Sunday leaving a swathe of destruction but the loss of life appeared limited after more than half a million people sought safety in storm shelters.
Phailin was the stron
Bahrain plans to start an emergency helicopter service soon to ensure speedy transport of patients and injured people to medical centres and hospitals across the kingdom, said the kingdom's health minister.
Sadiq Al Shehabi sa
Greece might need a third international rescue package worth 50 billion euros ($66 billion) in 2015, the German weekly magazine Spiegel said yesterday.
The troika of creditors - the European Union, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the I
Germany is easing its opposition to a bigger European bailout fund, officials said, smoothing the way for the world's leading economies to secure nearly $2 trillion in firepower to prevent further fallout from the euro-zone's sovereign deb
Two workers were missing after fire broke out on a drilling rig in Chevron's Funiwa oil facility in southeast Nigeria on Monday, Chevron said.
"Search and rescue has successfully found 152 of 154 personnel. W
More than 200 people were confirmed killed and hundreds more feared dead after an earthquake hit parts of southeast Turkey on Sunday with rescue teams working through the night to free trapped survivors.
Early on Monday Interior Minister I
Fire fighting and rescue systems are expected to be one of the core growth areas at the 2012 edition of Intersec, the region’s premier platform for the safety and security industry, said the organisers.
There is high demand for exhibition
A number of high-profile speakers will be joining forces to launch the first dedicated market platform for fire, rescue and emergency response professionals.
The platform will take the form of a significant three-day conference during the
Rescue workers from more than a dozen countries searched ravaged northeastern coastal cities on Monday for survivors of a massive earthquake and tsunami, as an international effort to help Japan cope with its multiple disasters gathered pace.
Financial markets rallied slightly and European Union partners voiced relief on Monday after Ireland agreed in principle on a three-year bailout package with the EU and the IMF to salvage its shattered banks.
European shares rose 0.