Typhoon Phanfone kills several on Christmas in Philippines
27 December 2019 | 1:45 pm
The Asian country, which has over 7,000 islands, is prone to typhoons. Winds reached nearly 200 kilometers per hour (125 miles per hour) as the forecast suggests it will continue to wreak havoc until the weekend.
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Three weeks after a cargo ship ran aground, efforts are being made to prevent an oil leak on to the world's largest raised coral atoll becoming an ecological disaster in the Solomon Islands. The area is a UNESCO site.
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam discusses the trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, how the negotiations have impacted Hong Kong, Hong Kong’s trading status with the U.S., property prices, the housing market, Hong Kong’s autonomy and her outlook for the Greater Bay area.
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South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of their territory.
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The number of migrants and refugees arriving on the Greek islands has risen by more than 50 percent this year, according to statistics released by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday.
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UK ignores deadline to return Chagos Islands to Mauritius
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Those who live on Germany's tiny Hallig islands have to share their land with the sea which regularly floods it. Some residents of Hooge talk about living with a phenomenon called "Land unter" — literally, land under.
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While the rest of the world struggles to control the cornavirus outbreak, the isolated islands of the Pacific have managed to keep their populations safe – in part due to lessons learned from previous health crises.
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More than a thousand migrants in 485 small boats have landed in the Canary Islands in the past two days. Tightened security along Morocco's coast has pushed migrants and traffickers to risk the Atlantic crossing.
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Images from a recent Philippine military aerial patrol show several reefs in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, where over 200 Chinese ships are scattered. China has claimed the vessels are fishing boats sheltering from bad weather. But Manila insists they are from Beijing's Maritime Militia, frequently accused of conducting covert military operations in the area.
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