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Hydrogen sulphide emissions at Karachaganak before mass poisoning in Western Kazakhstan

Prosecutor of West Kazakhstan Oblast said there were several hydrogen sulphide emissions at the large Karachaganak oil and gas field before the mass poisoning of children from nearby Berezovka village occured.

Hydrogen sulphide emissions at Karachaganak before mass poisoning in Western Kazakhstan
Pacific states say tuna talks making slow progress
Pacific states say tuna talks making slow progress

Pacific island states expressed frustration at a lack of progress in talks aimed at protecting the region's valuable tuna resources.

Pacific states say tuna talks making slow progress
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29 school students and teachers faint one after another in Western Kazakhstan

25 school children and 4 teachers fainted in a Western Kazakhstan village school one after another.

29 school students and teachers faint one after another in Western Kazakhstan
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Almaty struggles to reduce CO2 emissions

Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan but the ecological damage from the city's growing vehicle usage exacerbated by the lack of high-quality public transport hangs like a smog over the country's cultural capital.

Almaty struggles to reduce CO2 emissions
Angry Birds toys. ©REUTERS
Prince William recruits Angry Birds to protect wildlife

Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to release a new game that will highlight the dangers of illegal poaching for animal species.

Prince William recruits Angry Birds to protect wildlife
Billboard with the cover of the latest Pink Floyd album The Endless River ©Reuters
Pink Floyd feature vanishing Aral Sea in new music vid

Pink Floyd have released a music video to the song 'Louder than Words' featuring the Aral Sea promoting its latest album The Endless River.

Pink Floyd feature vanishing Aral Sea in new music vid
David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Richard Wright. ©REUTERS
Pink Floyd turns attention to Aral Sea catastrophe in new music video

The cult British rock band has always raised hard questions. This time they offer us to contemplate the fate of the Aral Sea. A part of the sea is located in Kazakhstan.

Pink Floyd turns attention to Aral Sea catastrophe in new music video
Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev speaks at the international conference "The new paradigm of sustainable human development. G-Global – a format for global dialogue"
Democracy cannot be imposed: Kazakh Senate Speaker Tokayev

Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has expressed his view that democratization is a dynamic process, and therefore democracy cannot be artificially accelerated or imposed.

Democracy cannot be imposed: Kazakh Senate Speaker Tokayev
Vance becomes hurricane in Pacific Ocean
Vance becomes hurricane in Pacific Ocean

A powerful storm in the eastern Pacific strengthened to hurricane status, but it remains far away from land, US forecasters said.

Vance becomes hurricane in Pacific Ocean
Kerry: Ignoring climate science puts 'kids, grandkids' at risk
Kerry: Ignoring climate science puts 'kids, grandkids' at risk

US Secretary of State John Kerry said that those who ignore climate science do so at a risk to future generations.

Kerry: Ignoring climate science puts 'kids, grandkids' at risk
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Hurricane defies gravity in Britain

A hurricane has stopped and turned backwards a waterfall in Great Britain.

Hurricane defies gravity in Britain
Plan won't save Great Barrier Reef: Australian scientists
Plan won't save Great Barrier Reef: Australian scientists

Australian government plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef are inadequate, short-sighted and will not prevent its decline.

Plan won't save Great Barrier Reef: Australian scientists
Tropical Storm Hanna forms off Nicaragua, Honduras coasts
Tropical Storm Hanna forms off Nicaragua, Honduras coasts

Nicaragua and Honduras were bracing for severe weather after Tropical Storm Hanna formed off the Caribbean coast.

Tropical Storm Hanna forms off Nicaragua, Honduras coasts
French protester killed by 'explosion', questions over police involvement
French protester killed by 'explosion', questions over police involvement

A protester who died during a clash at the site of a contested French dam project was wounded by "an explosion''.

French protester killed by 'explosion', questions over police involvement
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5.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Greece

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.

5.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Greece
Australia's angry birds swoop to protect young
Australia's angry birds swoop to protect young

Every year in spring, Australians are seen wearing bicycle helmets with spikes on top or caps that have images of eyes on their back.

Australia's angry birds swoop to protect young
Australia hopeful of revised Antarctic sanctuary success
Australia hopeful of revised Antarctic sanctuary success

Australia said it was hopeful of winning support for its plan to create a vast marine reserve off east Antarctica, after revising the proposal to make it smaller.

Australia hopeful of revised Antarctic sanctuary success
Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio. ©Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
DiCaprio teams with Netflix on gorilla documentary

Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio has teamed up with online streaming service Netflix for a documentary about endangered mountain gorillas in east Africa.

DiCaprio teams with Netflix on gorilla documentary
Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Bermuda: US forecasters
Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Bermuda: US forecasters

Hurricane Gonzalo struck Bermuda Friday as a strong category two storm, the US National Hurricane Center said.

Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Bermuda: US forecasters
Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas
Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas

Hurricane Gonzalo churned in the Atlantic, bringing intense winds and threatening to deluge the Bahamas, US forecasters said.

Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas