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Qatar's ambassador inspects facilities built by QFF in disaster-stricken areas in Japan

Qatar's ambassador inspects facilities built by QFF in disaster-stricken areas in Japan

HE the ambassador of Qatar to Japan, Hassan bin Mohamed Rafi al-Emadi, paid an inspection tour to three facilities that were completed as part of the projects of the Qatar Friendship Fund ...

At least 70 feared trapped in India building collapse: police

At least 70 feared trapped in India building collapse: police

At least 70 people were feared trapped after a five-storey apartment building collapsed late Monday in western India, police said.

Rescuers shaken by 'blood and death' of India jet disaster

Rescuers shaken by 'blood and death' of India jet disaster

Indian authorities had practised for years for a jet overshooting the ‘table-top’ runway at Kozhikode airport, but local resident Fazal Puthiyakath was not prepared for the ‘blood and death’ of the real thing.

Coronavirus has been 'a disaster' for the UK, PM Johnson says

Coronavirus has been 'a disaster' for the UK, PM Johnson says

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the coronavirus crisis had been a disaster for the United Kingdom and while the government would look at what went wrong it was not the right time to have an inquiry into missteps.

64 migrants found dead in cargo container in Mozambique

64 migrants found dead in cargo container in Mozambique

More than 60 suspected undocumented migrants from Ethiopia were found dead on Tuesday in a cargo container in Mozambique's northwest Tete province, a senior hospital official said.

More than 200,000 hit by Congo floods

More than 200,000 hit by Congo floods

More than 200,000 people have been affected by floods that have ravaged Republic of Congo since last year, authorities said Saturday.

Seven dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area

Seven dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Sunday seven people including three children were killed in eastern Turkey after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit neighbouring Iran ...

EU mulls using disaster funds in 'no deal' Brexit

EU mulls using disaster funds in 'no deal' Brexit

Senior European officials are considering making an EU disaster contingency fund available to any member states hit by the economic fallout of an eventual ‘no deal’ Brexit.

Siberia forest fires spark potential 'disaster' for Arctic

Siberia forest fires spark potential 'disaster' for Arctic

Gigantic forest fires have regularly raged through the vast expanses of Russia's Siberia, but the magnitude of this year's blazes has reached an exceptional level with fears of a long-term impact on the environment.

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing

The death toll in a landslide which buried a village in southwest China rose to 36, state broadcaster CCTV said Sunday, with 15 still missing days after the disaster struck.

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Lawyers in Taiwan launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the industrial conglomerate Formosa on Tuesday, on behalf of thousands of Vietnamese whose livelihoods were ruined by a toxic spill ...

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle

Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage ...