Hurricane Dorian: Several killed in Bahamas as storm continues to hammer region
07 September 2019 | 9:07 am
At least five people have been killed in the Bahamas in what officials have described as a "historic tragedy." The downgraded Category 4 hurricane has battered the region for over 30 hours, triggering massive flooding.
18 Sep 2020
At least one person died and over 550,000 buildings in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi lost power. The National Guard is sending 200 troops to Alabama to help with rescue efforts.
13 Oct 2020
Around a year after the tragedy in which 39 Vietnamese migrants were found dead inside a truck in Essex, UK, the victims' families could not forget the pain of losing their loved ones, but many don't want blame the accused smugglers that are currently on trial in London for the appalling tragedy.
8 Nov 2020
Storm Eta smashed into Nicaragua's northern Caribbean coast on Tuesday as a Category 4 hurricane, unleashing fierce winds that tore up trees, ripped roofs from dwellings and blocked roads.
19 Nov 2020
Aerial images show roads destroyed along the coastline of the Colombian island San Andres, where Hurricane Iota has caused severe damage. The severe weather has left at least two people dead, six injured and another missing in Colombia's Caribbean archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina.
20 Nov 2020
Local residents wade through flooded streets as an evacuation process gets underway in the municipalities surrounding San Pedro Sula, northern Honduras, an area flooded by the overflowing Chamelecon river following Hurricane Iota.
5 Mar 2021
Yuto Naganuma looks silently as the cold sea breeze sweeps over the crumbling walls of the school where his little brother was lost in Japan's devastating 2011 tsunami. Ten years on, Naganuma and others like him form a generation whose young lives were shaped by what is known in Japan as the triple disaster: a powerful earthquake that sparked a terrifying tsunami and the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.
19 Mar 2021
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30 Apr 2021
Victims and neighbours of Grenfell tower, a London tower block ripped through by a blaze four years ago, have gathered to create a football team, the Grenfell Athletic FC, whose logo represents a dragon protecting the tower. The team is "a cure" for survivors whose mental health he feared for, says coach Rupert Taylor, as well as a way to remember and honour the people who lost their lives in the fire.
19 Aug 2021
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has described scenes of desperate civilians at Kabul airport as "shameful" for the West. He said Germany shared responsibility for what had transpired.
22 Aug 2021
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says Afghanistan's "situation is extremely serious and unpredictable" after the Tabiban takeover and that what is happening in the country "is a tragedy".
22 Aug 2021
Intense winds, storm surges and heavy rain could cause massive damage, authorities warned. The cyclone is expected to hit Long Island on Sunday.
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The decision by the OPEC+ oil cartel to lower global production to 2 million barrels per day starting in November has prompted the US to dip into its Strategic Petroleum Reserve to dampen prices. An upcoming price cap on Russian oil could also add more inflationary pressure if Moscow decides to respond by cutting supply to participating countries.
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says he won't cause a deep recession but that "pain" is necessary to fight inflation. To curb the largest price increases in four decades, the US Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates this year.
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OPEC+ is cutting global oil production to drive up prices. The move shows that Russia can still count on the cartel led by Saudi Arabia to help it bolster its war chest.
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Inflation is hitting home for consumers across the EU, with new data showing that a regular cup of coffee may soon become a "luxury" for some. In some countries, the price of coffee is up over 40% compared to last year.
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Two French detainees were shown on TV saying they had been plotting to take down the Iranian regime. France has said the spectacle was staged and illegal.
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The sport's national governing body, US Soccer, commissioned the report after former NWSL players Sinead Farrelly and Mana Shim came forward with allegations of harassment and sexual coercion dating back a decade involving former coach Paul Riley.