A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit enveloped India's capital New Delhi on Monday, as government officials struggled to tackle a public health crisis that is well into its second week.
A public health emergency was declared as choking smog blanketed New Delhi on Tuesday, with authorities ordering the temporary closure of all primary schools in the world's most polluted capital city.
Puerto Rico’s governor says efforts to restore cell service, gas and other basic needs to the island’s rural residents are progressing, even as many in those towns report feeling forgotten.
Vanuatu has declared a state of emergency and evacuated thousands of residents from an island in the Pacific archipelago after a volcanic eruption rained rocks and ash on nearby homes, reports and officials said.
Sierra Leone will vaccinate half a million people against cholera as thousands risk infection in emergency shelters with limited access to clean water and sanitation, an official said ...
A helicopter fighting wildfires in central and northern Portugal crashed on Sunday, the civil protection agency said, adding that the pilot was feared dead.
Firefighters were battling more than a hundred blazes in western Canada on Saturday as authorities in British Colombia province were forced to extend a state of emergency for a second time.
Seven terror plots have been foiled in France since the start of the year, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Thursday as he argued for a final extension of the country's state of emergency.
There seem to be fewer emergency cases at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and many private healthcare facilities during the Eid al-Fitr holidays so far this year compared to previous years ...