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North Korea is nuclear test-ready: US think-tank North Korea has repaired extensive rain damage at its nuclear test facility and could conduct a detonation on two weeks notice, a US think-tank said Friday, citing satellite imagery analysis.
29 декабря 2012
Mayan temple damaged in tourist 'apocalypse' frenzy Tourists flocking to Guatemala for "end of the world" parties have damaged an ancient stone temple at Tikal, the largest archeological site and urban center of the Mayan civilization.
25 декабря 2012
Philippines typhoon toll tops 700, hundreds missing The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has climbed above 700 with hundreds more missing, many of them tuna fishermen feared lost at sea.
12 декабря 2012
Philippine leader pledges action on typhoon disasters Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Friday visited communities devastated by a deadly typhoon, and vowed to work to find ways to prevent storm disasters.
07 декабря 2012
Sandy costs top $42 bn in New York state: governor Superstorm Sandy ran up a super bill of $42 billion across New York state, causing more damage than infamous Hurricane Katrina, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday, appealing for federal emergency funds.
28 ноября 2012
Victims of Hurricane Sandy forgotten in Haiti Hurricane Sandy, the deadly storm that slammed into New York and New Jersey in October, tore through the Caribbean long before reaching America. In Haiti, many still await help.
20 ноября 2012
Hundreds of NY homes to be razed after Sandy Hundreds of New York City homes deemed to be safety hazards after superstorm Sandy will be razed in a vast operation the office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg describes as "unprecedented."
20 ноября 2012
Hamas says cabinet headquarters hit in Israeli strike Israeli air strikes hit the cabinet headquarters of Gaza's Hamas government, the group said early Saturday, with eyewitnesses reporting extensive damage to the building.
19 ноября 2012
BBC Savile colleague held for suspected sexual offences The BBC on Thursday agreed to pay a former politician £185,000 in damages over false child sex abuse claims, hours after police reportedly arrested another of its former presenters for sexual offences.
17 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Australian wins $208k from Google for gang links Google was ordered to pay Aus$200,000 (US$208,000) in damages to an Australian man Monday after a jury found the Internet giant defamed him by publishing material linking him to mobsters.
12 ноября 2012
Strong quake strikes off Guatemala: USGS A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Sunday, just days after a tremor in the same area left 42 people dead.
12 ноября 2012
Chevron assets frozen in Argentina over Ecuador case An Argentine judge froze Chevron's local assets Wednesday at the request of a court in Ecuador where the US oil giant has been ordered to pay $19 billion in environmental damages.
09 ноября 2012
Guatemala quake kills 48, leaves 23 missing A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked southwestern Guatemala on Wednesday, killing 48 people and injuring another 150 while more were missing as homes crumbled.
08 ноября 2012
Tens of thousands lose housing in US superstorm Tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by superstorm Sandy faced a new crisis in New York on Sunday as temperatures plunged, raising the specter of people freezing to death.
05 ноября 2012
Sandy death toll mounts as New York subway rolls again The toll of death and suffering from superstorm Sandy mounted on Thursday even as New York struggled back to life, with the first subway trains rolling in four days.
02 ноября 2012
Storm-ravaged New Jersey Shore vows to rebuild As she climbed past a tree that collapsed just by her front stoop, Joanne Tunbridge thought back to her father who built the house two blocks from the beach in the 1950s.
02 ноября 2012
Iran develops plans for deliberate Gulf oil spill: report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have developed plans to damage an oil tanker in the Gulf to create an environmental disaster, German magazine Spiegel reported on Sunday.
17 октября 2012
Mokhnatka mount after fire. Photo by Vladimir Prokopenko© Almaty residents can donate for restoration of Mokhnatka mount Kazakhstan residents will take part in the campaign to save and restore thfire-damaged Mokhnatka mount in Ile-Alatau national park in Medeu gorge near Almaty.
17 сентября 2012
Thalidomide pills. ©REUTERS German thalidomide firm 'very sorry', 50 years on The German firm that made thalidomide has issued its first apology in 50 years to the thousands born disabled as a result of the drug's use, drawing stinging criticism from advocates for some survivors.
01 сентября 2012
Death toll from S. Korea typhoon climbs to 15 South Korean rescuers Wednesday resumed a search for 10 missing crewmen from two Chinese fishing boats as the confirmed death toll from a strong typhoon rose to 15.
29 августа 2012

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