Spotlight on power of sports in  preventing violent extremism

Spotlight on power of sports in preventing violent extremism

The State of Qatar organized a high-level round table on the protection of major sporting events and the use of sports' values for the prevention of violent extremism, in partnership with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Generation Amazing, the United Nations Alliance of Civil

California scuba boat fire death toll rises to 25

California scuba boat fire death toll rises to 25

Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported.

20 dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

20 dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

Another 900 emergency personnel arrived this weekend to join the relief effort conducted by more than 2,100 personnel from local, state and federal agencies.

California mudslide rescuers expand search area for missing

California mudslide rescuers expand search area for missing

Rescuers in southern California looking for as many as 43 people feared dead or trapped by this week's deadly mudslides have expanded the area they are searching.

California mudslides demolish homes, killing at least 13

California mudslides demolish homes, killing at least 13

Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said on Tuesday.

Renewed winds hamper fight to tame California wildfire

Renewed winds hamper fight to tame California wildfire

Firefighters trying to tame a blaze that has destroyed hundreds of homes in Southern California were facing bone-dry conditions and the return of powerful wind gusts on Wednesday.

Fire in southern California threatening another city

Fire in southern California threatening another city

A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles on Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.