Nigerian govt. to investigate Abuja Earth Tremor
14 September 2018 | 5:20 am
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday in Abuja set up a ministerial committee to investigate the earth tremor which rocked Abuja last Thursday and report its findings to the council.
17 Nov 2019
A trip to Middle Earth: New Paris exhibition explores Tolkien's magical world
27 Nov 2019
Rescuers worked through the night to search through the rubble of buildings in Albania, following a major earthquake early on Tuesday. Another large earthquake was felt on the Greek island of Crete on Wednesday.
3 Jan 2020
Yakutsk, Russia, can be found in the province of Siberia, nearly 300 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Records show that the lowest temperature ever recorded there was -83 degrees Fahrenheit.
6 Feb 2020
NASA's Christina Koch returns to Earth safely after shattering the spaceflight record for female astronauts with a stay of almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station. of the three astronauts outside their capsule.
26 Feb 2020
The magnetic north pole is moving faster and further than before. Generated over three thousand kilometers beneath the surface of the earth, changes there can impact our GPS systems. Geomagnetic field modeler for the British Geological Survey Dr William James Brown tells us about the movement and how we can adapt to it.
18 Apr 2020
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, three astronauts have returned to Earth. Their replacements spent a month in quarantine, unable to see their families, before traveling to the space station.
26 Apr 2020
"Protect the earth together," "Bring your own utensils and straws," "Switch off un-needed lights and conserve energy" - some of the slogans lit up on the facade of the Taipei 101 building as Taiwan celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
4 May 2020
In this week’s edition of Tech 24, we tell you how an asteroid dubbed 1998 OR2 came within 3.9 million miles of our planet, prompting scientists to qualify it as a near-Earth object.
13 May 2020
Scientists now say they may understand why the North Magnetic Pole is moving, according to a new study.
16 Oct 2020
With the month of September officially the hottest month recorded in recent history, we talk to the director of the European Space Agency's Earth Observation Programmes about a project to create Earth's digital twin. It's set to help find innovative solutions to solve a variety of problems, from food security to coastal monitoring.
27 Oct 2020
Some 24 years ago, American alternative rock band The Eels released the song "Novocaine For The Soul", leading them into music charts across the world and making them hot favourites among indie lovers. Over the years they've continued to craft beautiful, sensitive pop songs and rock out on tour. Although live shows may be on hold for now because of Covid-19, the band are this week releasing "Earth To Dora": a thirteenth studio album which features their trademark melancholy pop tones as well as cheerleading bangers. We caught up with frontman Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, to find out more.
24 Apr 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says in an interview with AFP that US President Biden must show he is serious and committed to re-engaging the US in the fight against climate change, ahead of a virtual climate summit hosted by Biden on April 22 for Earth Day.
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After being driven out of Uganda, the Lord's Resistance Army ran riot in the Central African Republic, where it behaved more like a criminal gang than a terrorist militia. Now the LRA's days seem to be numbered.
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A blaze took hold as two gangs from rival ethnic groups in the province of West Papua fought to settle a quarrel. The two sides used machetes, arrows and Molotov cocktails to attack each other.
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Papers focus on Vladimir Putin as the US moves to put troops on standby in Ukraine. Also, a new study in the US finds that giving cash aids to parents increases babies' brain activity. A Dutch university is accused of pandering to China after one of its Chinese-funded research institutes denied human rights abuses in a recent visit. Finally, French scientists set a world record for the longest floating gas bubble!
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Africa's biggest football tournament is on in Cameroon and Rwanda's Salima Rhadia Mukansanga is the first woman to referee a match at the AFCON tournament. Salima took charge of the Zimbabwe vs Guinea game on January 21 and managed the men with grace and firmness.
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The US saw 7% year-over-year price increases in December, the largest hike in nearly four decades. This comes as omicron threatens to snarl supply chains once again.
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Bilingual schools across France are struggling to find people who can teach in German as English becomes more popular. A group of parents have set up a recruiting agency to help the government.