Brazilian flag 400RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's Supreme Court has approved the resumption of work on the huge Belo Monte dam in the Amazon, which was halted earlier this month after protests from indige
In early August, as people struggled to survive the humid summer heat, a huge power cut deprived almost half of Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, of electricity for more than 16 hours and led to th
A mysterious new disease has left a number of people in Asia and some in the US with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV.
The glaciers in Indian occupied Kashmir are melting by more than half a meter every year, but its long-term impact remains unknown in the absence of water data from downstream rivers, European scie
Flash floods triggered by heavy rain have killed more than 20 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in northern Pakistan, officials said on Thursday.
Tobacco use is massively entrenched in developing countries, where one of the biggest worries is the rise of smoking among women, according to a study published on Friday in The Lancet.
Thermal power plants in Pakistan were inefficient and consumed a large quantity of fuel to produce a unit of electricity: Karachi Electricity Supply Company (KESC) used 11 to 18 cubic feet of gas t
The World Bank said on Monday it plans to buy carbon credits from pig farms in the Philippines, helping farmers generate extra income by setting up environment friendly waste treatment facilities.
China evacuated 200,000 people from Shanghai as the third typhoon in a week bore down on the east coast, state media said Tuesday, warning it could be the most powerful storm to hit since 2005.
Thai opponents of a planned multi-billion dollar dam in Laos submitted a lawsuit to a court in Bangkok on Tuesday seeking to prevent their country buying power from the hydropower project.
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