Christchurch: A state of emergency has been declared in New Zealand's Christchurch city, where Cyclone Gita is expected to make landfall. more
IAEA to Cooperate with Japan on Nuclear Security at 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

Vienna, Austria (JEN) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Government of Japan signed an agreement today aimed at enhancing nuclear security measures for the summer Olymp ...

For Valentine’s Day, UN environment wing is urging everyone to ‘break up’ with single-use plastic

New York, Feb 13 (JEN): As many countries prepare to mark Valentine’s Day, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is calling on people to end their “toxic relationshi ...

Taiwan quake: Death toll rises to four, over 200 injured

Hualien: At least four people have died in the 6.5 magnitude earthquake which struck Taiwan on Tuesday night, reports said.

Pakistan: 6.1 quake strikes Pakistan, one killed

Islamabad: A 6.1 quake jolted several parts of Pakistan, resulting in the loss of a life, local Dawn News reported.

Near-record warm temperatures fuel deadly, costly weather events in 2017 – UN

New York, Jan 19 (JEN): The upward trend in global temperatures marked by record-shattering warmth in 2015 and 2016 kept pace last year, with the United Nations weather agency warning Thu ...

At least nine killed as storm Friederike wreaks havoc in Germany, the Netherlands

Berlin: Packing wind speed up to 203 kilometres per hour, storm Friederike punched its way across Western Europe, battering towns and affecting millions on Thursday.

At least one killed as earthquake rocks Peru

Lima: A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck Peru on Sunday, killing at least one person, reports said.

NASA Science to return to Earth aboard SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

Washington: SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft is scheduled to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, Jan. 13, west of Baja California, with approximately 4,100 pounds of NASA ca ...

California mudslide: Death toll rises to 17

Carpinteria, Jan 11 (JEN): The death toll in the devastating California mudslides has risen to 17, with 28 others suffering injuries, reports said.