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6.4 earthquake hits Alaska, no casualty

Washington: An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit a remote part of Alaska on Sunday, as per US Geological Survey.

Indonesia: Fresh 6.2M quake strikes Lombok, triggers panic

Jakarta: A new earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude in the Richter Scale struck Indonesia's Lombok region on Thursday afternoon, triggering panic.

Indonesia: Psychological impact on earthquake survivors turns villages into ‘ghost towns’

New York: Following the magnitude 7 earthquake which rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok at the weekend, more than 130 aftershocks have been felt with some villages being turned into & ...

Entire New South Wales now drought affected: Government

Sydney: The entire state of New South Wales in Australia is affected by drought, its government has said on Wednesday.

‘Lots of good news’ but much more needs to be done for the planet, says UN environment chief

New York: Calling 2017 “the first year in human history” that more electricity was generated globally from the sun, than oil, gas and coal combined, Erik Solheim, Executive Di ...

Planet at risk of heading towards “Hothouse Earth” state

New York: An international team of scientists has published a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) showing that even if the carbon emission reductions called fo ...

Lombok earthquake: Death toll touches 91

Jakarta: The toll in the Lombok earthquake in Indonesia has touched 91, reports said on Monday.

Indonesia: Lombok Island earthquake kills 82

Jakarta: At least 82 people were killed as a powerful quake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesian Island of Lombok,  media reports said on Monday.

Temperatures soaring in Europe, could soon touch new high: Experts

London: The average temperature in Europe is on the rise and could soon reach a new high, experts have warned.