Singapore officials went door-to-door Monday to wipe out mosquitoes after the discovery of 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus.
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday amid fears many more corpses would be found.
A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake devastated mountain villages in central Italy on Wednesday, leaving at least 18 people dead and many more unaccounted for.
An orangutan living in an Australian zoo has created a jazz riff.
A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia.
The season may be drawing to a close at Central Asian Kazakhstan's Chimbulak winter sports resort, but skiiers and snowboarders are still carving their way down.
A Kazakhstani site has been added to the UNESCO list of protected biosphere nature reserves.
The path out of oblivion for Przewalski's horse lies in getting on a plane to China, Mongolia and, most recently, the Russian steppes.
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.
Ministry of Energy suggests using the Irtysh River to save the Aral Sea, one of the worst environmental disasters located in Kazakhstan.
First youth festival Khan Qoryk dedicated to the 550th anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate opens in Kazakhstan.
Mudflow consequences are still being remedied in Almaty that was hit by a powerful mud flow on July 23.
Kazakhstan's Borovoe resort area has been captured from bird's eye view.
Residents of Kostanay Oblast in northeastern Kazakhstan make photos of chicken-sized hail balls.
Sarykol village of Kostanay oblast in northern Kazakhstan has been hit by a tornado on June 26.
Heavy rains and winds have hit Kazakhstan's Almaty in the past two days.
Flood disaster in Kazakhstan has caused billions of tenge in damages and destruction.
A lot of efforts were made to preserve Astana from flooding. Technology were one way to do that as daily photographs of areas around the Kazakh capital were made to control the situation.
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.
As meltwater in Kazakhstan subsides, there are still measure to be taken to deal with the consequences and secure people's livelihoods.