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Egypt - Society
12/29/2021 12:13:52 PM
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit the island of Crete earlier Wednesday, said chairman of the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) Gad El-Qadi, adding that the jolt was felt in Egypt.

World - International
12/26/2021 8:02:00 PM
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake has jolted Greece's southern islands, but no damage or casualties have been reported so far.

World - International
12/25/2021 12:31:09 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people in the Philippines, Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation, marked Christmas on Saturday without homes, adequate food and water, electricity and cellphone connections after a powerful typhoon left at least 375 people dead last week and devastated mostly central island provinces.

World - International
12/23/2021 11:25:35 PM
At least four migrants died after their boat was grounded on an islet north of the Greek island of Antikythera on Thursday, the Greek coastguard said.

World - International
12/22/2021 10:28:48 AM
Concepcion Tumanda picks through the mud-caked wreckage of her home on a Philippine island devastated by Typhoon Rai that left hundreds dead across the country and survivors pleading for food and water.

World - International
12/19/2021 1:18:31 PM
The governor of an island province in the central Philippines said Sunday at least 63 people died in the devastation wrought by Typhoon Rai in more than half of the towns that managed to contact him, bringing the death toll in the strongest typhoon to batter the country this year to at least 137.

World - International
12/18/2021 10:53:03 AM
A powerful typhoon left at least 19 people dead, knocked down power and communications in entire provinces and wrought widespread destruction mostly in the central Philippines, officials said Saturday. A governor said her island province has been "leveled to the ground."

World - Region
12/15/2021 7:14:38 PM
Tunisia's navy rescued 78 migrants on Wednesday and retrieved the body of another after their boat sank off the country's coast during a bid to reach Europe, the defence ministry said.

World - International
12/15/2021 3:31:55 PM
Residents on the Spanish island of La Palma dared to hope Wednesday that a volcanic eruption is over after almost three months of unnerving daily explosions, earthquakes, rivers of molten rock and a huge ash plume containing toxic gases.

World - International
12/12/2021 6:05:25 PM
A volcanic eruption in Spain's Canary Islands shows no sign of ending after 85 days, becoming the island of La Palma's longest eruption on record Sunday.

World - International
12/12/2021 4:06:42 PM
Voters in the French island territory of New Caledonia chose overwhelmingly Sunday to stay part of France, in a referendum boycotted by pro-independence forces and closely watched around the South Pacific.

World - International
12/12/2021 2:30:04 PM
Voters in the French island territory of New Caledonia chose overwhelmingly Sunday to stay part of France, in a referendum boycotted by pro-independence forces and closely watched around the South Pacific.

Business - Energy
12/11/2021 10:55:29 AM
US giant ExxonMobil and Qatar Energy signed a contract Friday for oil and gas exploration and production-sharing off the divided island of Cyprus despite Turkey's opposition to the deal. Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides, Varnavas Theodosiou, CEO of ExxonMobil Cyprus, and Ali al-Mana, director of Qatar Energy's International Upstream and Exploration, signed the contract in Nicosia.

World - International
12/10/2021 1:03:19 PM
Taiwan on Friday said it was investigating whether a mouse bite may have been responsible for a worker at a high-security laboratory testing positive for the coronavirus, the island's first local infection in weeks.

World - International
12/10/2021 12:03:49 PM
Nicaragua's decision to sever diplomatic links with Taiwan and recognize China leaves the self-governing island democracy with just 14 diplomatic allies.

World - International
12/8/2021 3:35:25 PM
Heavy rains and torrents of hot lava and mud sliding down an erupting volcano on Indonesia's Java island have put search and rescue operations for more than a dozen missing on hold, officials said Wednesday.

World - International
12/6/2021 11:42:18 AM
Senior officials from the Slovak Republic are in Taiwan for talks on deepening ties with the island in the highest-level visit by the EU-member country since it opened a representative office in Taiwan in 2003.

World - International
12/5/2021 11:14:36 AM
Pope Francis returns Sunday to Lesbos, the Greek island at the heart of a massive wave of migration into Europe six years ago, after pointedly criticizing European governments on their current handling of migrants during a visit to two hard-hit countries.

World - Region
12/3/2021 6:23:50 PM
Pope Francis held an ecumenical prayer service for migrants and refugees in a church on the divided island of Cyprus on Friday, in which he spoke out against "closed-mindedness and prejudice".

World - Region
12/2/2021 5:26:12 PM
Pope Francis arrived on the divided island of Cyprus on Thursday as part of a landmark trip to push two of his priorities: the plight of migrants and inter-confessional dialogue.

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