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October 24, 2014
Philippines' Aquino criticises typhoon rebuilding delays
Manila (AFP) Oct 22, 2014
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Wednesday he was unhappy with the pace of rebuilding efforts in areas hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, labelling some delays "absurd". Aquino said he was pushing state agencies to finalise a 160-billion-peso ($3.6-billion) plan to build new homes for tens of thousands of typhoon survivors and restore vital infrastructure. "I am never satisfied," Aquino told a foreign correspondents' forum when asked if he was happy with the pace of the rehabilitatio ... read more

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Rescuers airlift 154 to safety after deadly Nepal storm
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Chobani yogurt founder gives $2mn for Syria/Iraq refugees
The founder of US yogurt brand Chobani said Thursday he has given $2 million for Iraqi and Syrian refugees massed along Turkey's borders. ... more
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Indians killed by lightning in Colombia to be left unburied
Eleven Wiwa Indians killed by lightning during a tribal ceremony in Colombia's Sierra Nevada mountains will be left unburied where they died according to their traditions, an official said Sunday. ... more
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Disasters hit over-60s hardest: UN
People aged over 60 bear the brunt of disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes, and governments must stop sidelining them before tragedy strikes, the United Nations said Monday. ... more
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Groundbreaking new tsunami warning system set for 2015 India launch
A new groundbreaking tsunami warning system, based in Hyderabad, has been scheduled for launch in the first quarter of 2015. This follows the opening of a new RegPoint office in the region. RegPoint ... more
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Woman survives 17 days lost in Australian rainforest
A woman missing for more than two weeks in a rugged Australian rainforest has stumbled out alive after surviving a chase by a crocodile and eating small fish, officials and reports said Thursday. ... more
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Australia shifts MH370 search zone further south
Investigators Wednesday confirmed that the priority search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has moved further south as end-of-flight scenarios indicated it may have spiralled into the Indian Ocean. ... more
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Pakistan bars relief goods to flood-hit Indian Kashmir
Pakistan on Saturday barred activists from taking relief goods intended for flood victims to the border of Indian-controlled Kashmir, where delays in aid have created widespread anger among residents. ... more
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In Nobel season, laureates fret for sickly Earth
Eleven Nobel laureates will pool their clout next week to sound a warning, declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its future. ... more
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Predicting landslides with light
Optical fiber sensors are used around the world to monitor the condition of difficult-to-access segments of infrastructure-such as the underbellies of bridges, the exterior walls of tunnels, the fee ... more
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Germany to host conference on Syrian refugees
Germany will host an international conference next month to mobilize aid for Syrian refugees after the launch of US-led airstrikes, the foreign minister told the United Nations on Saturday. ... more
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IS pillaging Iraqi artefacts, UNESCO warns
Islamic State jihadists occupying parts of Iraq are destroying age-old heritage sites and looting others to sell valued artefacts on the black market, experts gathered at UNESCO's Paris headquarters warned Monday. ... more
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Japan, Mexico to join UN peacekeeping
Japan and Mexico will contribute troops to UN peacekeeping, a top UN official said Friday following a top-level meeting aimed at shoring up blue-helmet missions worldwide. ... more
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Los Cabos celebrity haunt races to recover from storm
Mexico's popular Los Cabos beach resort, a favorite haunt of US tourists and celebrities, is scrambling to clean up the destruction left by Hurricane Odile before its peak season starts. ... more
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Turkish leader presses Europe on Syria refugees
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged European governments to provide greater support to Syrian refugees after the launch of Western airstrikes in the country. ... more
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Kurdish refugees in Turkey adjust to harsh new reality
When he finally managed to cross the Turkish border to find sanctuary from jihadists in Syria, Abdelaziz Temo looked for shade to find refuge from the sun and water to refresh himself. ... more
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Expats defend paradise in hurricane-hit Mexico
Armed with nothing more than an air horn and walkie-talkie, US retiree Antonio Lucero helps fellow expats protect their piece of paradise from thieves after Hurricane Odile crushed Mexico's Los Cabos beach resorts. ... more
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Far more displaced by disasters than conflict: study
Disasters last year displaced three times more people than violent conflicts, showing the urgent need to improve resilience for vulnerable people when fighting climate change, according to a study issued Wednesday. ... more
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Tornadoes occurring earlier in "Tornado Alley"
Peak tornado activity in the central and southern Great Plains of the United States is occurring up to two weeks earlier than it did half a century ago, according to a new study whose findings could ... more
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Shikaras to the rescue on Kashmir's flooded paradise
Nineteen-year-old Tanvir Ahmed Sheikh sits slumped in his shikara wooden taxi boat on the banks of Indian Kashmir's Dal Lake, exhausted by deadly floods that have ravaged this normally tranquil tourist haven. ... more
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At least 17 dead as flood rescue boat capsizes in Pakistan
At least 17 people including a bridegroom and two children drowned Sunday when a rescue boat carrying a wedding party capsized in flood-hit central Pakistan, officials said. ... more
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Fresh rain hampers rescue bid in flood-ravaged Kashmir
Fresh rain hampered rescue operations in Indian Kashmir Sunday a week after deadly floods swamped the Himalayan region, with medics and survivors describing nightmarish conditions in the devastated city of Srinagar. ... more
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Kashmir militants suspend jihad to help flood efforts
An alliance of pro-Pakistani militant groups fighting in Indian Kashmir announced Monday it was suspending jihadist activities to carry out rescue and relief work for flood victims. ... more
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Dutch say need to know MH17 missile launch site to prosecute
Dutch prosecutors said Friday they need to know where a missile that may have shot down flight MH17 was fired from in eastern Ukraine before criminal charges could be laid. ... more
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Displaced Iraqis brace for onset of Kurdish winter
Displaced Iraqis who escaped a jihadist-led onslaught north of Baghdad during the scorching summer are braced to face another enemy: the onset of winter in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan. ... more
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