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War in Ukraine - Military
9/12/2022 10:35:26 AM
The forced shutdown of Ukraine's endangered and crippled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant _ Europe's largest _ significantly reduces the risk of a radiation disaster that has haunted the world for weeks.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/11/2022 6:01:46 PM
Ukrainian troops on Sunday successfully pressed their swift counteroffensive in the northeastern part of the country, even as a nuclear power plant in the Russia-occupied south completely shut down in a bid to prevent a radiation disaster as fighting raged nearby.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/27/2022 3:02:59 PM
Russia late Friday blocked agreement on the final document of a four-week review of the U.N. treaty considered the cornerstone of nuclear disarmament which criticized its military takeover of Europe's largest nuclear plant soon after Russian troops invaded Ukraine, an act that has raised fears of a nuclear disaster.

World - Africa
8/18/2022 12:49:38 PM
Ethiopia's government is criticizing as ``unethical'' the statement by the World Health Organization's director-general that the crisis in the country's Tigray region is ``the worst disaster on Earth'' and his assertion that the lack of attention from global leaders may be due to Tigrayans' skin color.

Sports - Omni sports
8/18/2022 10:59:37 AM
Rafael Nadal's disaster comeback match on Wednesday at the Cincinnati Masters leaves the Spaniard lagging in the chase for the top ATP ranking.

World - Africa
8/17/2022 8:28:59 PM
The head of the World Health Organization described the persistent crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region as ``the worst disaster on Earth'' and wondered aloud Wednesday if the reason global leaders have not responded was due to ``the color of the skin of the people in Tigray.''

War in Ukraine - Military
8/14/2022 8:05:14 PM
The risk of disaster at Europe's largest nuclear plant is "increasing every day", the mayor of the city where it is located told AFP on Sunday, after Ukraine and Russia exchanged blame for fresh shelling around the facility.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/10/2022 3:15:14 PM
Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of rocket strikes that killed 13 civilians in areas near a Russian-held power plant, where renewed fighting has raised fears of a nuclear disaster.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/19/2022 8:43:48 PM
The military and civilian authorities in Sudan must work together to save the country from disaster in line with the expectations of the Sudanese people, writes Mostafa Ahmady

World - International
7/13/2022 12:57:48 PM
A Tokyo court Wednesday ordered former executives from the operator of the devastated Fukushima nuclear plant to pay 13.32 trillion yen ($97 billion) for failing to prevent the disaster, plaintiffs said.

World - International
6/23/2022 9:46:35 AM
Survivors dug by hand Thursday through villages in eastern Afghanistan reduced to rubble by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people, as the Taliban and the international community that fled their takeover struggled to aid the disaster's victims.

World - Region
6/12/2022 1:01:16 PM
Saudi Arabia on Sunday pledged $10 million to help prevent an ageing Yemeni oil tanker from unleashing a potentially catastrophic spill in the Red Sea bordering its waters.

World - Region
6/8/2022 2:56:00 PM
A passenger train traveling through eastern Iran struck an excavator and derailed nearly half its cars before dawn Wednesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring another 47, officials said.

World - International
6/5/2022 2:29:09 PM
A massive fire at a container depot near a port city in southeastern Bangladesh killed at least 49 people, including nine firefighters, and injured more than 100 others, officials and local media reported Sunday, as efforts to extinguish the blaze continued into a second night.

World - Region
5/26/2022 10:15:54 AM
The death toll from the collapse of a tower block in southwestern Iran rose to 18, state media reported on Thursday, making it the country's deadliest such disaster in years.

World - Region
5/11/2022 2:32:32 PM
The United Nations is seeking $144 million on Wednesday needed to fund the salvage operation of a decaying tanker full of oil moored off the coast of Yemen, a ship whose demise could cause an environmental disaster.

World - Region
4/30/2022 1:32:25 PM
A week ago, the boat carrying Bilal Dandashi, his relatives, and dozens of others hoping to escape Lebanon and reach Europe sank in the Mediterranean. Dandashi still doesn't know if his wife and children are alive or dead.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/26/2022 10:55:57 PM

World - Region
4/16/2022 1:14:33 PM
A ship carrying diesel fuel from Egypt that ran into difficulty off Tunisia risks leaking and creating an "environmental disaster", authorities in Tunisia said Saturday.

Sports - World
3/28/2022 5:17:05 PM
Roberto Mancini dropped a big hint on Monday he will stay on as Italy coach despite the Azzurri failing to qualify for the World Cup for a second successive time.

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