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COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 3:39:05 PM
A group of small island nations joined calls on Tuesday for a windfall tax on oil companies to compensate developing countries for the damage caused by climate change-induced natural disasters.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 11:03:06 PM
The United Nations on Monday unveiled a five-year plan to build a global early warning system for deadly and costly extreme weather events amplified by climate change.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 7:20:09 PM
The UN's COP27 climate summit kicked off Sunday in Egypt with warnings against backsliding on efforts to cut emissions and calls for rich nations to compensate poor countries after a year of extreme weather disasters.

COP27 - To Know
11/6/2022 5:56:45 PM
Climate change has led to extreme weather events such as floods and drought. These events have become more frequent and more severe. Natural disasters associated with climate change have a devastating effect on people’s lives, destroying homes, roads and others key infrastructure.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 2:08:44 PM
The UN's COP27 climate summit kicked off Sunday in Egypt with warnings against backsliding on efforts to cut emissions and calls for rich nations to compensate poor countries after a year of extreme weather disasters.

World - International
11/1/2022 1:52:58 PM
Days after more than 150 Halloween revelers died in South Korea's deadliest crowd surge, a quiet but wrenching reminder of the disaster remained Tuesday: Hundreds of abandoned shoes have been laid out in neat rows in a badminton court in the capital Seoul.

World - International
10/30/2022 10:40:34 AM
More than 150 people were killed in a stampede at a Halloween event in central Seoul, officials said Sunday, with South Korea's president vowing a full investigation into one of the country's worst disasters.

COP27 - Climate change
10/19/2022 1:48:59 PM
The Arab Media Network for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation was launched during a two-day Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Media Workshop in Cairo on 12-13 October.

Sports - World
10/19/2022 1:04:19 PM
Photos of FIFA's president laughing and high-fiving in a football match with local officials weeks after a stadium disaster killed 133 people in Indonesia sparked online fury in the country on Wednesday.

Sports - World
10/18/2022 1:12:20 PM
Visiting FIFA president Gianni Infantino pledged to help "reform and transform" Indonesian football on Tuesday, two weeks after the country suffered one of the worst disasters in the sport's history.

COP27 - Climate change
10/13/2022 8:05:02 PM
Even as extreme weather and climate disasters are multiplying, half of countries lack the advanced early warning systems needed to save lives, the United Nations warned Thursday.

COP27 - Focus
10/9/2022 1:29:44 PM
Older people with limited mobility and those with chronic health conditions requiring the use of electrically powered medical devices were especially vulnerable when Hurricane Ian slammed into Southwest Florida, and experts warn such risks to society's oldest are growing as disasters increase with the impact of climate change.

COP27 - Focus
10/8/2022 3:02:15 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, the UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt, urged that governments – with private sector participation - develop infrastructures resilient to natural disasters as well as impacts of climate change such as heat, water scarcity, and energy deficiencies.

Sports - World
10/3/2022 12:22:19 PM
A minute of silence was observed before soccer matches around the world on Sunday in honor of victims of the disaster at a stadium in Indonesia that claimed at least 125 lives, and top players, coaches and leagues sent condolences and messages of support.

Sports - World
10/2/2022 5:24:43 PM
Police fired tear gas after violence broke out at a soccer match in East Java province in Indonesia as Persebaya Surabaya beat Arema Malang 3-2. Panic and a rush for the exit left at least 125 dead, most of whom were trampled, police said Sunday.

World - International
9/30/2022 1:14:49 PM
This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster.

World - Africa
9/24/2022 6:27:57 PM
What was a trip of a lifetime for some and a day out for others ended in one of the world's worst maritime disasters, with victims' families still seeking justice 20 years on.

Sports - Omni sports
9/19/2022 1:33:48 PM
The Olympics have been "a disaster" for France's Caroline Garcia but the in-form tennis star is hoping to redress the balance on home turf at the 2024 Paris Games.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/19/2022 10:46:32 AM
Ukraine's nuclear energy agency Energoatom on Monday accused Moscow's troops of an attack on the country's second largest nuclear plant in the south.

World - International
9/17/2022 7:55:56 PM
The World Health Organization raised the alarm Saturday about a ``second disaster`` in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of waterborne and other diseases.

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