The United States urges governments to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions from the collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.
Conservation group Greenpeace warned that the environmental impact of the Fukushima nuclear crisis five years ago on nearby forests is just beginning to be seen.
French President Francois Hollande acknowledged that three decades of nuclear tests in French Polynesia had had "an impact" on health.
Flood disaster in Kazakhstan has caused billions of tenge in damages and destruction.
Villagers from flood-hit areas in Kazakhstan ask for help and to assess damages to their homes. Emergency services are still working to counter the consequences of flooding and prevent additional ruin.
The fire in an apartment building in Aktau in western Kazakhstan has destroyed the entire 6th floor.
Photos and video clips of the mudflow in Talgar District of Almaty Oblast have appeared YouTube and Instagram
Aksu Ferrousalloy plant will face a fine of $620 thousand for causing environmental damage in Kazakhstan.
Report on the critical condition of the Kokpekti dam was filed 7 years ago.
78 Kazakhstan travel agencies have requested the General Prosecutor's Office to assist them in claiming damages from Turkish companies over disrupted tours in 2013.
Kazakhstan is compelled to bring Australian sick cows supplier through diplomatic channels.
The international consortium developing in the giant Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan will be subject to emissions penalties.
Ecologists have estimated the damage caused by the fire and spill at the railway crossing near Aktau city in western Kazakhstan.
CNPC AktobeMunaiGas will have to pay 7.7 billion tenge ($50 million) for environmental violations in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan has sent Russia a $90 million bill for the Proton-M carrier rocket crash at Baikonur in Kazakhstan.
The train driver Berik Kulbarakov who suffered burns in the oil tanker explosion near Aktau has been transferred to the Burn Center in Astana.
The authorities have made a statement on the magnitude of the explosion near Aktau: the petroleum spill has covered 3480 square meters.
The sellers are sure that the flea market has been set on fire with incendiary compound.
Kazakhstan has billed Russia for the Proton-M carrier rocket crash at Baikonur.
An Ecuadoran court Tuesday upheld a ruling that US oil giant Chevron was liable for environmental damage in its Amazon basin region by sister company Texaco, but ordered it to pay a reduced $9.51 billion.
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