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Clean-up begins after Japan volcano eruption
Clean-up begins after Japan volcano eruption

Clean-up workers Monday started removing a layer of grey ash that spread across a city in southern Japan after a volcano erupted at the weekend, spewing a plume 5,000 metres into the air.

Clean-up begins after Japan volcano eruption
Dutch court rules in Nigerian farmers' suit against Shell
Dutch court rules in Nigerian farmers' suit against Shell

A Dutch court will decide on Wednesday whether Shell should clean up oil damage that destroyed a group of Nigerian farmers' land, a case that could set a precedent for global environmental responsibility.

Dutch court rules in Nigerian farmers' suit against Shell
Clean-up launched after deadly Australia floods
Clean-up launched after deadly Australia floods

A mammoth clean-up operation began in Australia's flood-hit northeast Wednesday after waters began to recede, as the death toll from storms reached five and thousands of homes were left swamped.

Clean-up launched after deadly Australia floods
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Olympics: London prostitutes 'cleaned from the streets'

The London Olympics are not big business for everyone -- sex workers say they are being cleared from the streets around the stadium to make the area more presentable for the Games.

Olympics: London prostitutes 'cleaned from the streets'
In the wake of the storms. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Mountain slopes left absolutely treeless by the storms of May 17 and June 27 pose serious threat to Almaty: Mayor

According to him, the clean-up teams working to remove the fallen trees lack tractors and sawmills.

Mountain slopes left absolutely treeless by the storms of May 17 and June 27 pose serious threat to Almaty: Mayor

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