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Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response

A major aid operation is under way in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has reached the densely-populated Mozambican port city of Beir...

Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response

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More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Idai: UNICEF warns of ‘race against time’ to protect children, prevent spread of disease in flood-ravaged Mozambique A week after the flooded Mozambican port of Beira was hit by Cyclone Idai, “aid agencies are barely beginning to see the scale of the damage”, the head of UNICEF said on Saturday, as she called for mo...
18:24, 04/28/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “t...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water...
18:24, 04/28/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday....
14:48, 05/03/2019

United Nations gives Mozambique $13 million for Cyclone Kenneth damage The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds to help provide food and water and repair damage to infrastructure, the organization said late on Sunday...
09:12, 04/29/2019

Tropical Storm Gabrielle downgraded to post-tropical cyclone Tropical Storm Gabrielle has continued to weaken, dropping from a tropical storm to a tropical cyclone overnight and on Friday was further downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone, officials said....
20:48, 09/06/2019

| IN PICTURES: Surviving Cyclone Idai - Moms and grannies tell their heartbreaking stories In March, a cyclone ripped through central Mozambique. In the aftermath of the catastrophe, these mothers show us what strength, courage and resilience truly look like....
17:00, 05/12/2019

‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: UN reproductive health agency  As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Wednesday it was in “a race against time” t...
18:24, 04/28/2019

‘Ticking bomb’ health warning over deteriorating conditions facing Cyclone Idai victims Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief chief has warned of a “water, sanitation and hygiene ticking bomb”, as the scale of the emergency c...
18:24, 04/28/2019

| WATCH | Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a senior health ministry official said....
22:48, 08/05/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique sets up Ebola screening at Malawi border Mozambique on Saturday set up disease checkpoints along its border with Malawi as a precaution against any spreading of a deadly Ebola outbreak, a senior health ministry official said....
16:12, 08/03/2019

‘Revved up climate action’ needed to counter ‘prolonged’ and deadly storms like Cyclone Idai: Guterres Cyclone Idai and the mounting death toll is “yet another alarm bell about the dangers of climate change” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, warning that vulnerable countries like M...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to r...
18:12, 04/28/2019

| What next for cyclone-hit Mozambique? Mozambique is reeling after an unprecedented two cyclones swept ashore within six weeks, wreaking havoc and leaving hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced....
11:12, 05/03/2019

Cyclone in Mozambique kills 5, displaces over 18,000 A cyclone in Mozambique has killed five people, destroyed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 18,000 people since Thursday's landfall, authorities said....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
11:36, 04/29/2019

| Mozambique families count cyclone cost Soaking mattresses, bent corrugated iron sheets, some wooden chairs and two slender chickens are about all that Assan Madal and his wife Maria Mendosa were able salvage from the wreckage of their wood...
18:36, 04/28/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Mozambique’s 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction...
11:36, 04/29/2019

Some 160,000 People Are At Risk in Mozambique After a Second Cyclone in Six Weeks PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began to cut off the region’...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Rains torment cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique Torrential rain battered northern Mozambique on Tuesday, grounding aid flights and further swamping a region where a second cyclone in six weeks has killed at least 41 people....
20:24, 04/30/2019

Rain grounds aid flights in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, leaving communities in remote areas cut off with few supplies in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth....
14:36, 04/29/2019

'The food is going': thousands stranded in cyclone-hit Mozambique Headmaster Ernesto Parivos, like thousands of people across his province in Mozambique, is watching for any signs that flood waters have eased as food supplies dwindle....
16:48, 05/01/2019

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
13:48, 06/03/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Pounds Mozambique, Killing at Least 5 Three days after the deadly storm made landfall in the southern African country, torrential flooding led to power cuts and evacuations in a northern city....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area, local television station STV said....
22:36, 05/02/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruct...
13:12, 04/29/2019

Death toll in Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth jumps to 38 The number of people killed after Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique has jumped from five to 38, the country's disaster management institute said on Monday....
14:36, 04/29/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds and torrential rain....
18:48, 04/28/2019

| Death toll jumps to 38 after Mozambique's latest cyclone The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique jumped to 38, the government announced, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days ...
21:48, 04/29/2019

| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is needed"....
16:24, 07/13/2019

Fears for cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique as rains return Torrential rain returned to batter northern Mozambique on Tuesday, derailing aid operations and dumping more water on the port city of Pemba just days after it suffered severe flooding from Cyclone Ke...
15:24, 04/30/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Lashes Mozambique, With Floods Feared A day after making landfall in Mozambique, which is still recovering from the effects of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth destroyed homes and killed at least one person....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Cyclone kills one, leaves trail of destruction in Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth killed at least one person and left a trail of destruction in northern Mozambique, destroying houses, ripping up trees and knocking out power, authorities said on Friday....
18:36, 04/28/2019

'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains are still pounding northern Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations says aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
11:00, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Mozambique death toll jumps to 38 after cyclone The Latest on Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique (all times local): 2 p.m. Mozambique's government says the death toll from last week's Cyclone Kenneth has jumped to 38 as flooding continues....
15:12, 04/29/2019

| 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains were still pounding northern Mozambique several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
12:24, 04/30/2019

| SEE: Compulsory evacuations as Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique Compulsory evacuations have begun in northern Mozambique where the powerful tropical cyclone Kenneth is expected to make landfall, just weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the coun...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Weeks After Deadly Storm, Cyclone Kenneth Hits Mozambique Just over a month after Cyclone Idai left more than 1,000 dead in the region, Cyclone Kenneth struck the East African nation of Mozambique, where residents were bracing for dangerous floods....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Floods destroy homes, trap families in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers raced to help people caught in rising floodwaters in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique on Sunday as houses collapsed and heavy rains raised fears of worse to come....
20:36, 04/28/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Mozambique Cyclone Wiped Out the Nation’s Food. Now Aid is in Short Supply. International donors gave tens of millions to help Mozambique — a far cry from the nearly one billion dollars pledged to rebuild Notre-Dame in Paris....
18:12, 04/28/2019

| Mozambique cyclone Kenneth floods north-eastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
06:12, 04/30/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....
21:24, 05/15/2019

United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to provide more aid to Mozambique, where two cyclones spurred by climate change killed hundreds and wrought wi...
22:36, 07/11/2019

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38 Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death toll there jumped to 38....
15:24, 04/29/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique Aid workers in northern Mozambique scrambled planes and helicopters packed with aid to communities cut off, sometimes without any supplies, for at least two days after Cyclone Kenneth brought torrenti...
14:12, 04/30/2019

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “remains difficult” the UN warned on Tuesday....
17:48, 04/30/2019

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and i...
20:36, 04/28/2019

| Pope hails Mozambique peace deal, offers solidarity for cyclone victims Pope Francis, on the first full day of his visit to Mozambique, has heaped praise on a peace deal between government and rebels and offered solidarity to victims of two devastating cyclones....
20:12, 09/07/2019

UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African country, United Nations Secretary-General António ...
00:12, 06/02/2019

NHC says 50% chance of cyclone over central tropical Atlantic An area of low pressure over the central tropical Atlantic has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
22:37, 09/16/2019

U.S. NHC says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over northwest Bahamas A trough of low pressure located over the northwest Bahamas and the adjacent waters has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Mon...
15:24, 07/22/2019

India faces tropical cyclone threat India is bracing for a significant tropical cyclone later this week, a storm which could be the strongest to strike the country's coastline in almost five years....
20:48, 04/30/2019

Dorian weakens to post-tropical cyclone After brushing past the Northeast, Hurricane Dorian is expected to make landfall in Atlantic Canada late Saturday or Saturday night, just about two weeks after the storm sprung to life in the Caribbea...
23:48, 09/07/2019

Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arriv...
00:24, 09/14/2019

2 killed as Tropical Cyclone Fani hits India The strongest storm to hit India in 20 years made landfall Friday, killing two people and lashing the country's eastern coast with ferocious winds and torrential downpours....
10:48, 05/03/2019

NHC says 60% chance of tropical cyclone near Andros Island, Bahamas An area of low pressure located near Andros Island in the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
21:36, 07/22/2019

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everything in Cyclone Idai, while observing on Thursday th...
23:36, 05/30/2019

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authori...
22:00, 07/11/2019

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, w...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Millions in Northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
02:12, 06/12/2019

Dorian-devastated Bahamas gears up for potential tropical cyclone Nearly two weeks after a Category 5 hurricane battered it’s shores, the Bahamas is expected to experience strong winds and rains as the National Hurricane Center issued a warning Friday for a potentia...
09:36, 09/14/2019

The worst US cyclone this year may be a weak tropical storm [Updated] Enlarge / A Tuesday morning satellite image shows a broad tropical system moving toward Texas. (credit: NOAA) 1:45pm ET Update: The National Hurricane Center has upgraded the disturbance in the Gulf...
20:36, 09/17/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Tropical cyclone may develop in Atlantic this week southwest of Bermuda, forecasters say The official start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season may be more than a week away, but a system may develop out at sea as soon as Monday, according to forecasters....
19:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Capital One Breach Affects 106 Million Card Applicants Capital One said a hacker accessed the personal information for roughly 106 million credit card customers and applicants, one of the largest data breaches of a big bank....
13:24, 07/30/2019

Tropical cyclone Fani: India's biggest storm in decades makes landfall One million people evacuated as huge storm hits small city of Puri on east coastTropical cyclone Fani, the most severe storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in two decades, has made landfall on the coa...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Worsening World Hunger Affects 821 Million, Says United Nations More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
03:12, 07/16/2019

International Praise For India's Response To Devastating Cyclone Fani UN and other experts on Saturday praised India for its early warning systems and rapid evacuation of more than 1 million people, which they said helped minimise loss of life from a deadly cyclone that...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Capital One Data Breach Affects 100 Million; Woman Charged as Hacker A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers....
07:24, 07/30/2019

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
18:24, 06/07/2019

'Unprecedented, catastrophic:' Cyclone Kenneth slams into storm-battered Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth slammed into northeastern Mozambique on Thursday, only six weeks after Cyclone Idai ravaged the African nation.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'': Disaster Response Force, Coast Guard Put On High Alert The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indian Coast Guard have been put on high alert and fishermen asked not to venture into the sea as cyclone ''Fani'' is expected to intensify into a.....
11:36, 04/29/2019

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arrested in connection to the incident, Attorney Gene...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investiga...
23:12, 07/12/2019

Mozambique and Bondholders Near $900 Million Restructuring Mozambique is close to completing an exchange of its so-called tuna bonds into new debt, an important step toward renewing its access to international markets after a three-year hiatus....
21:00, 08/28/2019

More than 1 million children affected by Mozambique cyclones PEMBA, Mozambique — Isabella Mussa has not set foot in a classroom or read a book for the past week. For the 13-year-old, displaced by a deadly cyclone in northern Mozambique, it feels like a lifetime...
00:36, 05/04/2019

One million facing food shortages, nutrition crisis after Mozambique cyclones: UNICEF Such was the extent of devastation caused by two back-to-back cyclones in Mozambique earlier this year, nearly one million people, including 160,000 children under five, are still facing food shortage...
23:48, 09/16/2019

Cyclone Fani threatens 100 million in India Emergency officials put India's upper East Coast on high alert Thursday as Cyclone Fani threatened more than 100 million people as it approached with the power of a Category 3 hurricane....
16:12, 05/02/2019

India evacuates more than 1 million ahead of devastating cyclone India has evacuated more than one million people on the country’s eastern coast as a devastating cyclone barrels toward the country. The state of Odisha ordered the emergency evacuations as Trop...
08:12, 05/03/2019

Exxon's Mozambique LNG project plan gets Mozambique's approval The development plan of Exxon Mobil Corp's Rovuma liquefied natural gas (LNG) project received the approval of the Mozambique government, the company said on Tuesday....
17:48, 05/14/2019

How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India Officials showed seasoned skill in evacuating a poor crowded area in Cyclone Fani’s path. “If you don’t learn from past experiences, you will drown,” one said....
00:36, 05/04/2019

100 million people in path of India's worst cyclone in 20 years What is expected to be India's strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in 20 years is barreling toward 100 million people on the country's east coast, prompting officials to begin emergency evacua...
02:24, 05/03/2019

Cyclone Fani hits Indian coast, a million people evacuated A powerful cyclone lashed coastal areas of eastern India on Friday with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200 kilometers per hour (124 mph), but there were no early reports of casualties with a ...
09:12, 05/03/2019

India evacuates more than a million people ahead of cyclone Fani's landfall India has evacuated more than a million people living along its east coast ahead of an extremely severe cyclone that is due to make landfall on Friday afternoon, government officials said....
05:36, 05/03/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated NEW DELHI (AP) — Cyclone Fani has made landfall on India’s eastern coast as a grade 5 storm, lashing the emptied beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometers (127 miles) per hour. The...
08:36, 05/03/2019

India evacuating 1.2 million people as cyclone menaces east coast India has accelerated efforts to evacuate more than a million people along its northeast coastline as a cyclone intensifies ahead of landfall on Friday, with thousand of villagers piling household pos...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani lashes India’s east coast — 1.2 million people evacuated  Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometres per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everes...
16:48, 05/03/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated The India Meteorological Department said the “extremely severe” cyclone in the Bay of Bengal hit the coastal state of Odisha around 8 a.m.        ...
13:12, 05/03/2019

Powerful cyclone batters India’s eastern coast; 1.1 million people evacuated Cyclone Fani — the most dangerous storm in the country in recent years — brought pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour. There were three confirmed deaths....
21:24, 05/03/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tro...
20:00, 05/16/2019

At least three killed as Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated The India Meteorological Department said the “extremely severe” cyclone in the Bay of Bengal hit the coastal state of Odisha around 8 a.m.        ...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million p...
13:00, 05/03/2019

World Bank readies $300 million to cover half of new Ebola response The World Bank Group is readying a $300 million package of grants and credits to support the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo, it said on Wednesday....
18:36, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 4-Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million ...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Cyclone Fani Strongest April Cyclone In 43 Years, Odisha To Bear Brunt Cyclone Fani, which will make a landfall in Odisha on Friday evening, is the strongest cyclone to be formed in the month of April in India in 43 years. A yellow alert has been sounded in Odisha after....
12:48, 05/01/2019

Cyclone Fani LIVE Updates: Cyclone Strengthens, Odisha On "Yellow Alert" Cyclone Fani, which is approaching the Odisha coast, has turned into an "extremely severe cyclonic" storm, the Navy said late last night. The Navy, the National Disaster Response Force and the Coast.....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to  help some 1.6 million children...
18:24, 04/28/2019

A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain MIT researchers have performed the first comprehensive analysis of the genes that are expressed in individual brain cells of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The results allowed the team to identify...
19:36, 05/01/2019

How a declining environment affects populations Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics, or ocean life may be depleted by overfishing. A n...
07:12, 05/14/2019

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere rep...
22:36, 07/11/2019

For every GM job, up to 7 other jobs are generated. Here's how a strike affects the economy If the GM strike lasts more than a few days, it could impact far more than the company and the thousands of UAW workers walking the picket line       ...
07:48, 09/17/2019

Binge drinking affects 1 in 10 older adults in the US New research finds that binge drinking affects 10.6% of U.S. older adults. Men and cannabis users are among those most likely to engage in binge drinking....
03:24, 08/01/2019

How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions' Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not....
10:24, 06/18/2019

City to end ‘Saggy pants’ law that mostly affects black men SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The city of Shreveport, Louisiana, has moved to abolish a 2007 ordinance banning people from wearing pants below their waistline. The Shreveport Times reports the City Council v...
16:12, 06/12/2019

How you live affects your sperm - and perhaps your future children too Lifestyle choices from smoking to wearing tight underpants change men's sperm, and animal studies suggest these changes affect children’s health and behaviour...
23:12, 09/08/2019

Adidas says ruling only affects certain uses of 3-stripe trademark Adidas said on Wednesday it was disappointed with a European Union court ruling declaring its three-stripe trademark invalid but the German sporting goods firm said the decision would only affect a pa...
12:12, 06/19/2019

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and n...
23:36, 05/22/2019

Who are Malawi's top presidential contenders? Find out more about Malawi's three main presidential hopefuls as the country awaits the results of a partial recount ordered by the court on Saturday....
13:36, 05/27/2019

Prince Harry: unconscious bias affects whether you are racist Perception is learned from family, advertising or surrounding environment, the duke saysPrince Harry has spoken of how “unconscious bias” can affect racism, saying that many people fail to acknowledge...
00:36, 07/31/2019

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
20:36, 06/21/2019

How to fully protect your Mac against Zombieland bug, and how badly the fix affects performance According to Apple, patches only go so far in protecting Macs from the Zombieland (MDS) bug, and the company recommends that customers who believe they are at heightened risk of attack should disable ...
19:24, 05/20/2019

How to fully protect your Mac against Zombieload bug, and how badly the fix affects performance According to Apple, patches only go so far in protecting Macs from the Zombieload (MDS) bug, and the company recommends that customers who believe they are at heightened risk of attack should disable ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of th...
03:00, 06/12/2019

'It's just the start': how World Cup victory affects USA's fight for equal pay The US secured the World Cup trophy on Sunday. And they also won something just as valuable for their lawsuit against US Soccer: public goodwillJust after the US sealed their fourth Women’s World Cup ...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (Ju...
23:24, 06/16/2019

Biological clock of plants affects herbicide efficacy Like humans, plants have a biological clock. Scientists suggest that following plant biological clocks when making decisions on herbicide application could require less of the chemicals and make them ...
18:24, 08/19/2019

| Malawi votes in tight three-way election Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and econo...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Zoom’s scary webcam flaw also affects RingCentral and Zhumu Last week, video conferencing app Zoom had to make a major change to its service to fix a frightening webcam vulnerability. But new evidence disclosed by security researcher Karan Lyons shows that oth...
08:36, 07/16/2019

Sibling rivalry: How birth order affects your personality and health Flawed stereotypes abound about bossy firstborns, middle-child syndrome and only children, but the true influence of sibling sequence is much stranger...
15:12, 07/19/2019

Pediatricians explain viral 'croup' that often affects young children (Reuters Health) - Croup, a common upper respiratory tract infection in young children under age 6, can become severe and require hospitalization, doctors say in a new patient resource published in JA...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Storing sperm in a freezer for a decade hardly affects birth rates Many countries impose time limits on storing frozen sperm, but a sperm bank study has found this may not be necessary as it has little effect on birth rates...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Zillow Ramps Up Home-Flipping Zillow Group Inc.’s stock surged after the company said its home-flipping business is gaining traction and could unlock other opportunities for revenue growth in the years ahead....
04:24, 05/10/2019

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
11:48, 06/16/2019

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud....
09:12, 07/05/2019

Malawi's Mutharika sworn in, declares 'I am not dead!' Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Malawi president narrowly wins reelection Peter Mutharika was narrowly reelected Malawi's president in a vote marred by fraud allegations. The opposition had filed an injunction after the electoral commission received many complaints of ballo...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Counting started in Malawi's tight three-way election Vote counting has started in Malawi after Tuesday's elections. President Peter Mutharika, hoping for a second term, is battling to hold off two serious rivals....
10:36, 05/22/2019

Malawi’s Mutharika sworn in, declares ‘I am not dead!’ BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities. The 78-year-old...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Counting underway in Malawi's tight three-way election Vote counting is underway after Tuesday's elections. President Peter Mutharika, hoping for a second term, is battling to hold off two serious rivals....
18:36, 05/22/2019

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as pres...
21:36, 06/04/2019

How Maximum Security's Kentucky Derby disqualification affects his stud value Maximum Security wasn't supposed to be this good, and that could impact his breeding value far more than the Kentucky Derby controversy.        ...
17:12, 05/07/2019

Extreme water stress affects a quarter of the world's population, say experts Qatar, Israel and Lebanon top list of places with worst shortages, as climate crisis threatens more ‘day zeroes’A quarter of the world’s population across 17 countries are living in regions of extreme...
10:48, 08/06/2019

Capital One data breach affects 100M credit card applicants Capital One announced Monday that a data breach exposed more than 100 million credit card applications as well as thousands of Social Security and bank account numbers....
09:24, 07/30/2019

Thousands Of Schools Shut In Malaysia, Indonesia As Haze Affects Students Thousands of schools were shuttered across Malaysia and Indonesia Thursday, affecting at least 1.7 million pupils, officials said, as toxic haze from rampant forest fires sent air quality plummeting....
11:12, 09/19/2019

Ja Morant needs surgery as NBA draft buzz ramps up This may give the Memphis Grizzlies some pause. Ja Morant will undergo a minor arthroscopic procedure on his right knee to remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage, ESPN reported Saturday, and is e...
20:24, 06/01/2019

AOC ramps up rhetoric on wages, says there is 'no more' paying people 'less than they need' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., indicated on Monday that she would ensure American workers much they "need" but didn't specify an amount they would pay....
19:12, 05/14/2019

Trump ramps up diatribe against four Democratic congresswomen Trump is setting the tone for the 2020 election by painting four leftist congresswomen as the face of the Democrats. It comes after the House called his comments against the four minority women racist...
08:12, 07/18/2019

Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words World share markets suffered a fresh bout of risk aversion on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain whipped the pound towards its worst week si...
11:24, 05/17/2019

Kentucky Derby excitement ramps up on race day The energy is palpable on Derby Day as horses saddle up to compete in the 145th Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby in Louisville and Fox News host Janice Dean is on the ground experiencing “one of the gre...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Malawi’s Mutharika re-elected to 2nd term in tight race BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week’s polls. The Malawi Electoral Commission announced Mutharika̵...
21:48, 05/27/2019

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
00:36, 05/28/2019

Malawi win, Zimbabwe lose - Netball World Cup round-up Australia record a huge win over Zimbabwe to go top of Group A and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the World Cup in Liverpool....
12:24, 07/14/2019

| US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest The US ambassador to Malawi was forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over alleged election fraud, she told AFP....
21:24, 06/06/2019

Malawi's Mutharika re-elected to 2nd term in tight race Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week's polls, the electoral commission declared Monday....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Malawi President Mutharika leads election count Incumbent President Peter Mutharika is set to win a second term in the impoverished, landlocked southeast African state. With most votes counted, he led his main challenger by five percentage points....
18:48, 05/23/2019

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
20:48, 05/31/2019

Partial recount ordered in Malawi’s presidential election LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a “transparent recounting of the ballot papers” in ...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Malawi sentences man to death for murder of albino teenager A man was sentenced to death in Malawi on Friday for killing an albino teenager in a case has become a campaign issue ahead of a national election this month, with the opposition accusing the governme...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Malawi president, at inauguration, pledges to root out corruption Malawi's President Peter Mutharika began his second five-year term with a tough stance against corruption and pledged to revive the economy, following accusations of corruption and mismanagement....
17:48, 05/31/2019

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's comme...
23:24, 05/25/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament More than 6 million Malawians are voting Tuesday for president, parliament and local councils in the country’s sixth election since the 1994 end of dictatorship...
11:48, 05/21/2019

How That Epic Arya Stark Scene Affects a Crucial Game of Thrones Prophecy Warning: This post contains major spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Just when it seemed like there was no hope for the living to defeat the dead in the Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones, Ar...
11:24, 04/29/2019

Popular video conferencing service has major flaw that affects Apple users There’s a worrying zero-day vulnerability which has been reported as affecting the Zoom videoconferencing app for the Mac. It can be abused to activate the user’s webcam and force them t...
14:48, 07/09/2019

Here's how gender wage gap affects black women, who are paid 61 cents for every $1 for white males Thursday marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which is when the combination of their wages so far this year, plus all of their 2018 income, matches what white men earned last year alone....
07:24, 08/23/2019

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting...
13:24, 05/23/2019

NASA ramps up its efforts to understand space weather This week, NASA selected three proposals for missions that could help us better understand the Sun-driven space weather that occurs near Earth. Space weather, like solar flares, can impact spacecraft ...
21:12, 09/04/2019

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
08:00, 05/29/2019

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure ...
08:00, 06/12/2019

UK's Javid ramps up spending as election talk mounts British finance minister Sajid Javid said he was "turning the page on austerity" as he promised the biggest spending increases in 15 years, a move widely seen as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's...
20:48, 09/04/2019

De Blasio ramps up ‘propaganda’ against specialized ‘admit’ exams Ramping up its public-relations blitz against the specialized-high-school admissions test, City Hall enlisted current and former city students to blast the polarizing exam in a 22-minute YouTube video...
08:24, 06/01/2019

Malawi's Mutharika calls for unity after fractious presidential election President Peter Mutharika called on Malawians to unite and help develop the country at his inauguration for a second term on Tuesday after an election marred by allegations of rigging and sporadic vio...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who again clashed with police in more protests against...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Malawi suspends broadcast call-in shows over election unrest Malawi's government has ordered all call-in shows to be suspended while accusing some broadcasters of "careless and unethical coverage" of unrest after last month's disputed election....
14:24, 06/07/2019

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them “daylight r...
16:24, 05/31/2019

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
06:00, 05/29/2019

| Malawi activists resume protests over presidential vote result Thousands of people gathered in three cities in Malawi to call for the sacking of the head of the electoral commission, as protests continue over May's presidential election result....
21:01, 09/18/2019

| Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests A Malawi court has ordered a ban on protest at the country's airports and border crossings as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrations aimed at shutting down key transport hubs....
15:48, 08/24/2019

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
22:24, 05/22/2019

| Malawi's Mutharika: Law professor turned graft-accused president Malawi's president Peter Mutharika, 78, is a former Washington law professor with two successive election victories to his name and a political career clouded by claims of corruption, even treason....
20:12, 05/28/2019

Police fire tear gas as thousands in Malawi protest election BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Police in Malawi have fired tear gas at some protesters as thousands demonstrate in major cities over last month’s disputed election. Thursday’s confrontation in Bl...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Malawi election results delayed after injunction over alleged irregularities Final results of Malawi's presidential elections will be delayed, the electoral commission (MEC) said on Saturday after the high court ordered a review of the polls following opposition allegations of...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Elephant kills UK soldier on anti-poaching duty in Malawi LONDON (AP) — A British soldier has been killed by an elephant while on anti-poaching operations in Malawi. Britain’s Ministry of Defense says Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldst...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Malawi president appoints economist Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha, an economist and former banker, as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the governme...
23:48, 06/19/2019

How the Fed's rate cut affects your credit card, home equity line, savings rates The Fed cut its key benchmark rate by a quarter point. This is what it means for credit cards, home equity lines, mortgages and savings rates.       ...
22:36, 07/31/2019

Guatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure President Trump’s effort to reduce illegal immigration is showing results far south of the border, with Mexico and Guatemala stepping up efforts to deter and detain the surge of migrants from Central ...
00:24, 06/18/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words World share markets suffered a fresh bout of risk aversion on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain whipped the pound towards its worst week si...
12:12, 05/17/2019

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims sout...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Early morning severe weather ramps up in central Texas Another round of severe weather is expected to continue Saturday as the storm system that spawned 30 preliminary tornado reports in Nebraska and Kansas on Friday and Friday night tracks eastward....
15:36, 05/18/2019

Assuming EU will not budge, Britain ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit The British government is working on the assumption that the European Union will not renegotiate its Brexit deal and is ramping up preparations to leave the bloc on Oct. 31 without an agreement, senio...
01:00, 07/29/2019

Iran ramps up uranium enrichment in latest nuclear breach Iran has begun work on advanced centrifuges to boost enriched uranium for its controversial nuclear program. It is the third time in the past few months that Tehran has reduced its commitments under a...
13:24, 09/07/2019

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January...
04:48, 08/20/2019

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Trump eyes Biden as he ramps up reelection bid with Pennsylvania rally President Donald Trump is set to rally his supporters Monday in central Pennsylvania, a key battleground state that has been flashing warning signs for Trump's reelection campaign....
23:36, 05/20/2019

Accused of racism, Trump ramps up attack on black lawmaker WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump is seeking to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. ...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Taliban violence in Afghanistan ramps up as suicide bomb kills at least 20 The Taliban continued with their nearly daily attacks in Afghanistan early Thursday morning when a suicide truck bomb detonated at a hospital in a southern region of the country, killing as many as 20...
17:12, 09/19/2019

President Mutharika takes lead in Malawi election with 75% of votes counted Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election, with 75% of the vote counted, the Electoral Commission said on Thursday....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Rights activist survives petrol bomb attack on his home in Malawi Bombing believed to be linked to Timothy Mtambo’s role at forefront of mass protests over alleged rigging of electionsThe home of a leading human rights activist in Malawi has been petrol bombed in wh...
14:36, 08/21/2019

Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags as campaigners hail 'fantastic victory' Judges overturn injunction won by plastic manufacturers after thin plastic bags were outlawedMalawi’s highest court has imposed a ban on plastic bags, a huge milestone for the government and environme...
09:24, 08/02/2019

British soldier in Malawi on anti-poaching operation killed by elephant A British soldier deployed to southeastern Africa for a counter-poaching operation was killed while on patrol -- with one of the animals he was charged with protecting responsible for his death, offic...
23:48, 05/07/2019

U.S bans entry to senior aide to Malawi leader over graft allegations Uladi Mussa, a senior aide to Malawi President Peter Mutharika, and his wife Cecilia have been banned from entry into the United States due to allegations of "significant corruption", the U.S. Embassy...
20:12, 07/03/2019

| Malawi president accuses opposition of wanting to 'overthrow government by force' Malawi President Peter Mutharika accused the opposition which has rejected the outcome of last month's election of wanting to "overthrow the government by force"....
17:12, 06/07/2019

Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results....
06:24, 05/26/2019

Australia pass Malawi test with flying colours at Netball World Cup Australia 74-25 MalawiDiamonds cruise ahead of crunch game against New ZealandAhead of a potentially tournament-defining clash with New Zealand later this week, the undefeated Australian Diamonds need...
01:24, 07/17/2019

Malawi's president makes final plea for re-election in tight race Malawi's President Peter Mutharika made a last-ditch bid to win re-election on Saturday as candidates for next week's hotly contested election wrapped up their campaigns at rival rallies across the co...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Brazil ramps up environmental policing amid outrage over Amazon fires Brazilian law enforcement officials targeted illegal wildcat miners in an apparent resurgence of environmental policing amid raging Amazonian rainforest fires. Authorities with Brazil’s Institut...
23:48, 08/31/2019

NYPD ramps up patrols at Staten Island Mall in wake of attacks Police have ramped up patrols at the Staten Island Mall as they investigate five attacks by groups of young girls on other girls in the past 10 days, according to reports. Four of the attacks took pla...
15:36, 07/02/2019

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the protests and of political leaders in Britain, who ha...
11:36, 07/04/2019

Yankees watching Dallas Keuchel closely as league interest ramps up KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to get some additions to their banged-up rotation soon and still have their eyes on free agent Dallas Keuchel. They were on hand when he threw a simulated game in f...
04:48, 05/27/2019

Trump Ramps Up Dangerous Rhetoric About Mental Illness After Mass Shootings Donald Trump is not equipped to solve the epidemic of massive gun violence in our society. This is evidenced by how Trump’s responded to most acts of violence in this country, but also in what he’s su...
14:48, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Trump ramps up war of words with Elijah Cummings, calls congressman 'racist' President Trump ramped up his feud with House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., on Sunday calling the congressman “racist,” not long after critics had claimed the president's initia...
04:36, 07/29/2019

Faced with economic and food shortage crisis, Cuba ramps up rationing In the midst of a growing economic and shortage crisis – in which Cubans are having to line up for hours to purchase basic food supplies in supermarkets – the Cuban government has introduced comprehen...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Citi ramps up ASEAN banking team with 30 hires over past year Citigroup Inc said it has hired about 30 bankers over the past year across its banking, capital markets and advisory teams in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), spurred by r...
10:12, 07/16/2019

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
10:12, 05/29/2019

Pound Falls After Boris Johnson Ramps Up No-Deal Brexit Rhetoric Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to hold face-to-face meetings with European Union leaders unless they agree to change key aspects to Britain’s divorce deal with the bloc, something the other 27 m...
01:00, 07/30/2019

Ex-cons for conservation: Can prison actors save Malawi's national tree from extinction? The Mulanje cedar, Malawi's national tree, is on the verge of extinction. A drama group comprised entirely of ex-prisoners is making a last bid to save it....
15:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
15:12, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
08:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a ...
04:36, 06/15/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home), and now the publication says that development on t...
20:36, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
15:36, 05/29/2019

Trump, blocked by court on executive orders, ramps up agency moves against unions It’s been almost 26 months since a federal court judge stymied President Trump’s effort to undermine the power of federal unions through three executive orders. But that hasn’t stopped relentless atte...
15:36, 07/09/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World He...
20:12, 04/28/2019

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on ...
12:36, 05/31/2019

Trump ramps up criticism of Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying he is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
19:48, 08/21/2019

Japanese automakers tout US-based jobs at all-time high as Trump ramps up trade war Japanese automakers say they generated more than 1.6 million jobs in the U.S. at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers. Of those jobs, more than 94,000 people are directly employed by the co...
19:24, 05/21/2019

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
21:48, 08/21/2019

President Trump Ramps Up Attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings, Calling the Black Congressman ‘Racist’ (WASHINGTON) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading b...
23:00, 07/29/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Grid watchdog ramps up effort to assess Hauwei threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
22:24, 06/27/2019

Google ramps up efforts to make the Play Store a safe and positive place for kids and families While Google is constantly exploring new ways to keep its Play Store safe for every type of Android user against threats ranging from ad fraud to misleading app ratings, shopping addiction, and differ...
12:00, 05/30/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, other top Trump officials to visit California as White House ramps up homeless push The trip brings into sharp focus the Trump administration’s tightly held effort to spotlight and intervene in California’s growing homeless population....
18:24, 09/14/2019

|Mozambique'sexfinanceministerpaveswayforchargesathome Mozambique’s former finance minister has resigned as a lawmaker, potentially paving the way for him to face charges in his home country in relation to a $2bn hidden-debt scandal....
12:36, 07/25/2019

|Mozambique,Russiasignenergy,securitydeals Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi signed energy and security agreements with Russian's Vladimir Putin in the first visit by a leader from the southern African state in two decades....
22:12, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:48, 06/03/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
22:24, 05/22/2019

After the Storm, a Fight for Survival in Mozambique Idai was the deadliest cyclone to hit southern Africa in over a century. Augusto Brás and his wife, Amélia, lost their home and their son in the flooding. Now, with their crops ruined and the next big...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Mozambique rebuilds after devastating cyclones VINHO, Mozambique — When Cyclone Idai roared through central Mozambique in March, it made some 200,000 people homeless and destroyed about 2 million acres of crops. “The winds blew, the rains poured a...
00:36, 08/27/2019

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
13:36, 07/13/2019

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead,...
11:24, 05/30/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decide...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones JOHANNESBURG — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead, raising...
11:48, 05/30/2019

| What must happen for Mozambique to have lasting peace after accord The Mozambican government recently signed a peace deal with the Renamo opposition party, in time for elections in October. This is the most decisive step so far towards ending a low-intensity yet pers...
12:12, 09/12/2019

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
21:24, 08/01/2019

Can coffee growing in Mozambique save a rainforest and keep the peace? Conflict and logging have decimated Mozambique's central rainforest. One coffee project is trying to restore lost trees. Some hope it will also help keep fighting at bay....
03:00, 08/31/2019

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cy...
18:12, 04/28/2019

| Mozambique leader vows to hunt down jihadist attackers Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi vowed Wednesday to hunt down and unmask attackers involved in a string of deadly assaults that have battered the country's northern region and killed least 250 people...
04:12, 08/01/2019

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain With a handshake, Mozambique's leaders hope to close the book on a decades-long conflict on Tuesday. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured....
13:36, 08/06/2019

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
20:48, 05/31/2019

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half t...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Pope arrives in Mozambique hoping to consolidate peace Pope Francis arrived to a vibrant welcome in to Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country's fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty and corruption will...
20:48, 09/04/2019

Anadarko says to supply Mozambique LNG to Japan's JERA, Taiwan's CPC Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday that a unit it jointly owns which markets gas from Mozambique has signed a long-term deal to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Japan's JERA and Taiwan's CPC ...
10:00, 05/13/2019

'Move to high ground!': Devastating floods to hit Mozambique People are being told to move to higher ground as flooding rages in northern Mozambique, which has been battered by Cyclone Kenneth over the last three days....
21:48, 04/28/2019

Mozambique says militants kill 11 in attack near Tanzania border Eleven people were killed in an attack last week by an Islamist militant armed group in northern Mozambique near its border with Tanzania, Mozambican police said on Wednesday....
17:24, 07/03/2019

U.S. Scores Guilty Plea in Mozambique Corruption Case The U.S. Department of Justice has gained a key advantage in its prosecution of an alleged global corruption ring involving $2 billion of Mozambican government debt deals....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Mozambique Deal Haunts Resurgent Credit Suisse Credit Suisse faces rising international pressure to forgive loans the bank made to Mozambican companies engaged in an alleged complex fraud, and potentially, to pay damages to victims....
21:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved...
01:36, 06/19/2019

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved ...
22:24, 06/18/2019

IMF: Mozambique debt talks with Russia's VTB on MAM loan "almost finalized" Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stretch, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in ...
12:12, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved ...
22:12, 06/18/2019

Heavy rains disrupt aid for survivors of Mozambique cyclones The death toll in northern Mozambique from Cyclone Kenneth has risen to 41 and the United Nations says aid workers are facing difficulties in reaching thousands of survivors...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Wood Mackenzie says Anadarko to develop $20 bln Mozambique LNG project Energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said on Tuesday U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp has decided to go ahead with the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozamb...
20:12, 06/18/2019

Pope Francis hails peace in postwar Mozambique The leader of the Catholic Church has urged Mozambique's political leaders to uphold peace and tone down divisive rhetoric. The country is hoping to avert political violence in the run-up to elections...
11:36, 09/06/2019

| Mozambique's Renamo says members attacked after peace deal Mozambique's former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of a historic peace deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
10:12, 08/18/2019

Starbucks ramps up US delivery with UberEats as Chinese delivery booms As Starbucks ramps up its U.S. delivery program, the global coffee chain is looking to China — its second-largest market — as an example of how delivery could eventually contribute to its sales....
17:36, 07/26/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caus...
13:12, 08/10/2019

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
00:00, 08/08/2019

Mozambique to fight for extradition of former finance minister over debt scandal Mozambique's government is to fight for the extradition from South Africa of former finance minister Manuel Chang, who the United States is seeking to put on trial, according to a letter from a law fi...
19:48, 07/31/2019

U.S. EXIM Bank seeks vote on $5 bln loan to Mozambique LNG project The U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Thursday its board intends to vote on a $5 billion direct loan for the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, the bank's biggest export...
01:48, 08/23/2019

| Mozambique government, rebels seal final peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
23:36, 08/06/2019

| Pope Francis to visit poor of Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster....
13:24, 09/02/2019

'No peace, no election in Mozambique': RENAMO junta leader tells DW Mozambique's opposition RENAMO party recently signed a peace deal with the government. But the party's armed wing refused to lay down their weapons. It's leader Nhongo tells DW the peace deal is inval...
18:12, 08/28/2019

Nurture peace and make it last, Pope tells post-war Mozambique Pope Francis urged the people of Mozambique on Thursday to nurture their hard-earned peace and strive to provide equal opportunities for all so as not to slip back into civil war....
17:12, 09/05/2019

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his...
03:12, 05/23/2019

Mozambique Sues Mogul in London Court Over Loan Deal The southern African country is suing Lebanese-French businessman Iskander Safa for fraud in a U.K. court, opening a new front in the country’s efforts to rid itself of $2 billion in debt raised by st...
10:24, 08/09/2019

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land...
16:12, 06/15/2019

| Mozambique rebel group threatens attacks during election campaign Breakaway Mozambique rebels have threatened to step up violence if campaigning is not suspended for upcoming elections - the first after a landmark peace deal - as they claimed responsibility for two ...
15:36, 09/19/2019

| Pope Francis arrives for Africa tour in violence-hit Mozambique Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster....
12:48, 09/04/2019

| WATCH | Jihadist 'ghosts' wreak havoc in northern Mozambique Cabo Delgado, in Mozambique, is one of the country's poorest regions and the site of a little-known Islamist insurgency which has been sowing terror for close to two years. WATCH NOW....
12:12, 09/03/2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Visit Mozambique From Sunday In his first overseas trip as Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh will travel to Mozambique on a three-day visit beginning Sunday during which three bilateral agreements will be signed to boost military.....
01:24, 07/27/2019

Pope makes strategic visit to Mozambique after peace deal Pope Francis is opening a three-nation pilgrimage to southern Africa with a visit to Mozambique, just weeks after the country’s ruling party and armed opposition signed a new peace deal and weeks befo...
20:00, 09/04/2019

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generator...
22:00, 08/09/2019

Here's Your Chance to Watch a Truck Actually Use One of Those Runaway Truck Ramps If you’re like most human beings who have ever driven on America’s public highways, you harbor a shameful and powerful desire to watch an out-of-control 18-wheeler truck go barreling up a runaway truc...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that will test the resolve of the two parties to sustai...
07:48, 08/02/2019

| Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities, state TV said....
07:24, 08/02/2019

Mozambique peace-accord signing featured Civilization IV’s theme song Mozambique's major political factions played "Baba Yetu," the theme song from Civilization IV, while signing an agreement to end military hostilities.Read More...
22:12, 08/15/2019

Pope Francis Arrives in Mozambique, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to be....
21:36, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Anadarko's final investment decision on Mozambique LNG project due on June 18 Anadarko Petroleum, the U.S. independent energy group in the midst of a takeover battle, said on Wednesday it was ready to make a final investment decision on its $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LN...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Donate $5,000 For Swimming Pool In Mozambique The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's charity is making use of young royal Archie's name to bring someone's ambitious project to life....
18:12, 09/21/2019

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and int...
20:12, 05/29/2019

| Renamo fighters start disarming as part of Mozambique peace deal Mozambique's main opposition party and former rebel movement Renamo began disarming members of its armed wing as part of a prospective peace deal that will see the fighters re-integrated into the coun...
12:12, 07/31/2019

| Mozambique urges opposition fighters to hand in weapons or risk being 'hunted down' More than 5 200 Renamo fighters are expected to surrender their weapons to the government as one of the conditions for upholding a landmark peace deal....
16:12, 08/03/2019

Malawi: Head-to-head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office fo...
23:00, 05/16/2019

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his hom...
16:24, 07/13/2019

Swiss group files criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over Mozambique loans A Swiss anti-corruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of $2 billion of loans to Mozambique, the group said on Monday....
15:24, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Vitol and Mozambique's state oil firm form trading joint venture Global energy trader Vitol and Mozambique's state oil firm ENH have launched a trading joint venture called ENH Energy Trading, Vitol said on Tuesday, to focus on liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefie...
16:24, 09/17/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; how breastfeeding can prevent...
20:36, 04/30/2019

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues througho...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee cam...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of v...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pa...
23:24, 05/31/2019

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclon...
22:24, 07/10/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it coul...
02:00, 05/23/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
18:12, 07/25/2019

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or ...
23:48, 08/27/2019

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
21:36, 09/17/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
13:48, 05/20/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
00:12, 06/15/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ...
08:00, 05/02/2019

The best tropical prints for all ages – in pictures Tropical prints have had an update: less garish, more muted. Mix patterned pieces with tonal separates. Soft pink shorts look chic paired with burgundy and beige, while a silk dress looks modern worn ...
11:36, 07/26/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian's path: What you need to know The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Dorian, is strengthening as it moves towards the Lesser Antilles and may impact Puerto Rico and its neighbors later this week....
03:00, 08/27/2019

Erin weakens to a tropical depression: NHC Erin, the fifth tropical storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, has weakened to a tropical depression and is moving north-northwestward, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday....
19:48, 08/28/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently ga...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Bahamas has potential for tropical development AccuWeather meteorologists and National Hurricane Center forecasters are monitoring the southwestern Atlantic Ocean for potential gradual tropical development later this week....
00:00, 07/22/2019

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis....
01:24, 08/16/2019

Chantal weakens to a tropical depression: NHC Chantal has weakened to a tropical depression and is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low by Friday night, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Tropical Depression Six forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system strengthened into Tropical Depression Six, midway between Bermuda and the United States, the National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
03:48, 08/27/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Lorena TUCSON – We could see some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend and into early next week! Tropical Storm Lorena is off the Western Coast of Mexico with a max sustained winds of 60 MPH. It...
11:36, 09/19/2019

Tropical moisture late this weekend! TUCSON – Isolated to scattered storms this afternoon east and southeast of Tucson with a better opportunity by the end of the weekend as moisture from Hurricane Lorena moves into the Southwest! ...
15:36, 09/19/2019

What Do You Mean They Almost Called It the 'Tropical Moist Forest' I have never considered myself someone who, without exception, finds the word “moist” gross. I don’t object to the use of the word—if something is moist, there’s nothing wrong with calling it moist—bu...
07:01, 09/17/2019

Gabrielle regenerates into tropical storm: U.S. NHC Post tropical storm Gabrielle regenerated into a tropical storm in the Atlantic on Friday, and is expected to become a hurricane early next week, the National Hurricane Center said....
20:00, 09/06/2019

The worst US tropical system this year may not even have a name Enlarge / A Tuesday morning satellite image shows a broad tropical system moving toward Texas. (credit: NOAA) It's possible that the most damaging tropical system to strike the United States in 2019...
18:24, 09/17/2019

Tropical moisture possible early next week! TUCSON – Another quiet day for most with some isolated activity for higher elevations to the south and east of Tucson. We could get some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend upping our ch...
14:36, 09/18/2019

Fernand weakens into tropical depression: NHC Fernand weakened into a tropical depression and will likely dissipate Wednesday night or early Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory on Wednesday....
08:48, 09/05/2019

Imelda weakens into tropical depression: NHC Imelda weakened into a tropical depression, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday, adding that heavy rains and life-threatening flash flooding will continue to spread inland over southeas...
04:24, 09/18/2019

Tropical Depression Nine forms near Bahamas Tropical Depression Nine has formed near the Bahamas and is forecast to become a tropical storm on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
00:24, 09/14/2019

Cyclone Currently At 65 km From Gopalpur And 80 km From Puri, Says IMD With cyclone Fani set to make landfall in Odisha's Puri around 9.30 am today, the state administration moved 11 lakh people to safety and advised the public to remain indoors....
04:00, 05/03/2019

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near Bahamas An area of disturbed weather over the central and southeastern Bahamas has a 70% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on T...
21:12, 09/12/2019

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
16:12, 09/07/2019

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about vot...
11:36, 09/14/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
02:48, 08/17/2019

Tropical Storm Imelda forms near Texas: NHC Tropical storm Imelda, the ninth of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed about 40 miles (65 km) southwest of Galveston, Texas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
22:00, 09/17/2019

Still reeling from Dorian, Bahamas hit by tropical storm Tropical Storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago’s northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago...
05:38, 09/15/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian nears Caribbean Tropical Storm Dorian was approaching the Caribbean early Tuesday. Forecasters say the storm could brush by Puerto Rico as a Category 1 Hurricane late Wednesday before striking the southeast corner of...
17:01, 08/27/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian could become a hurricane by Wednesday Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday, forecasters said Sunday as the tempest barreled toward the Caribbean. The eye of the storm, which was about 430 miles eas...
08:36, 08/26/2019

Tropical Depression Eight forms over Eastern Atlantic: U.S. NHC Tropical Depression Eight has formed in the Eastern Atlantic and is forecast to become a tropical storm on Wednesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
23:24, 09/03/2019

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without thre...
18:00, 06/30/2019

Tropical depression Ten forms over central Atlantic: U.S. NHC Tropical Depression Ten has formed over the central tropical Atlantic and is expected to become a tropical storm later on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
18:24, 09/17/2019

Tropical disturbance may strengthen before approaching Florida A tropical disturbance that has been meandering over the Caribbean since the weekend is forecast to drift northwestward toward Florida and may gather some strength along the way this week....
01:48, 07/30/2019

How to Get a Flight Waiver Because of Tropical Storm Dorian As of Wednesday morning, Tropical Storm Dorian is nearing both the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. According to CNN, some residents of Puerto Rico have already been evacuated to shelters in prepa...
19:00, 08/28/2019

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
17:24, 05/27/2019

Tropical trouble? Forecasters eye several systems in the Atlantic Now that Hurricane Dorian has passed on, forecasters keep watch on a few other disturbances in the Atlantic.        ...
01:12, 09/10/2019

‘There’s Poison in the Sea’: An Oil Spill Fouls a Tropical Eden On Rennell, an impoverished Pacific island, mining had already scarred the land. Now an oil spill has polluted the water and threatens a World Heritage site....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, ...
08:48, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and ...
09:36, 07/14/2019

Early tropical disturbance heads to Florida The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially begin for another month, but a tropical disturbance off Florida is threatening to get things kicked off early this year....
00:24, 05/02/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
20:00, 04/30/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Or...
20:36, 04/28/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
01:24, 07/16/2019

Photos of Cyclone Fani’s destruction Cyclone Fani — the most dangerous storm in the country in recent years — brought pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour....
21:24, 05/03/2019

How Odisha Looked Cyclone Fani In The Eye... And Won Just sometimes, one feels glad about everything that has changed in the last 20 years. NDTV was among the first agencies to reach Paradip after the Odisha supercyclone in 1999, even ahead of......
03:48, 05/05/2019

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone southwest of Bermuda A broad area of low pressure located southwest of Bermuda has a 70% chance of becoming a short-lived subtropical or tropical cyclone later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
23:36, 05/20/2019

U.S. NHC says 40% chance of cyclone off Windward Islands A tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands has a 40% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
02:48, 09/21/2019

NHC sees 40% chance of cyclone off Florida A low pressure system east of the upper Florida Keys has a 40% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
14:36, 08/23/2019

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has a 20% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 40% earlier, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
00:24, 06/05/2019

NHC says 60% chance of cyclone near Windward Islands A low pressure system located about 1,100 miles (1,770 km) east-southeast of the Windward Islands has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Cent...
11:48, 08/24/2019

Karnataka Gives Rs 10 Crore Aid To Cyclone-Hit Odisha The Karnataka government has contributed Rs 10 crore to cyclone-hit Odisha for relief assistance to the affected people, an official statement said today....
16:12, 05/09/2019

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone near eastern Cuba A large area of showers and thunderstorms located near eastern Cuba has a 40% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wedn...
20:24, 09/11/2019

Cyclone Vayu Skirts India The western Indian state of Gujarat was bracing for the strongest cyclone in 20 years. Cyclone Vayu made a close pass to the coast Thursday but never made landfall. The storm was the equivalent of a C...
00:36, 06/14/2019

NHC says 30% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure located over the south-central Gulf of Mexico has a 30 pct chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
12:12, 09/02/2019

NHC says 80% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A large low pressure system located over the west-central Gulf of Mexico about 200 miles east-northeast of Tampico, Mexico, has 80% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National...
10:12, 09/03/2019

How Instagram's 'like ban' affects influencers Instagram recently kicked off a test to hide the number of “likes” a user’s post has received, which could mean a shift in tactics for influencers.       &#...
22:48, 07/21/2019

As NASCAR regular season winds down, 'silly season' ramps up After a promising 2019 season, Matt DiBenedetto currently sits on the outside looking in when it comes to quality NASCAR Cup rides for 2020.       ...
18:36, 08/29/2019

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and ...
00:24, 07/14/2019

Tropical Depression Eleven forms near Texas coast - U.S. NHC Tropical Depression Eleven has formed near the Texas coast and is expected to produce heavy rainfall and flooding, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
22:00, 09/17/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday morning and bring wind, rain and storm surges to the Lesser Antilles and Puerto Rico over the coming week....
11:00, 08/26/2019

Another tropical storm is developing in the Atlantic. Here's when it could hit Florida The system headed toward Florida, now "Tropical Depression Nine," will almost certainly become Tropical Storm Humberto within next 24 hours        ...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Florida now in the projected path of Tropical Storm Dorian Florida is now within a 5-day forecast cone of Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to become a hurricane in the coming days. It’s still “too early to speculate” if Dorian will i...
10:12, 08/27/2019

Hurricane-battered Bahamas braces for tropical storm More than 1,300 people are missing after a recent hurricane, but the Bahamas is now expecting another major storm. The UN has said climate change is responsible....
11:36, 09/14/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian heading for Puerto Rico The Lesser Antilles are being put on alert for impacts from Tropical Storm Dorian ranging from strong winds and rough surf to localized flooding early this week....
15:48, 08/26/2019

Scandinavia goes tropical as heat wave heads north A heatwave that brought record temperatures to Germany has moved over Nordic countries. Scientists are warning of possibly accelerated melting of ice in Greenland....
03:00, 07/28/2019

Hurricane-Hit Bahamas Now Faces Tropical Storm Humberto The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of Hurricane....
20:24, 09/14/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas as 1,300 still missing The Miami-based hurricane center issued a tropical storm warning for islands including hurricane-hit Abacos and Grand Bahama, saying the system could become a tropical depression or storm before makin...
09:12, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas; 1,300 still missing A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands already devastated by Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. National...
03:48, 09/13/2019

| Tropical Storm Humberto targets hurricane-hit Bahamas The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of Hurricane Dorian....
15:12, 09/14/2019

Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, seen becoming hurricane Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds on Saturday, and forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane before the end of the week...
18:24, 09/14/2019

As Bahamians search for missing, Tropical Storm approaches The Bahamas, still digging out from the ravages of Hurricane Dorian, is bracing for Tropical Storm Humberto that forecasters expect to become a hurricane.        ...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
15:48, 07/13/2019