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Snow isolates Moroccan mountain villages more used to sun

Tighanimine, Feb 21 (AP/UNB) — Bitter cold and exceptionally heavy snowfall have beleaguered parts of Morocco this winter, disrupting schools, closing national highways — and delighting residents in cities whereRead More...

Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

Jakarta, Feb 20 (AP/UNB) — The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also "annihilated" the mountain's summit.

Snow causes major travel disruptions in France 

Paris, Feb 7 (AP/UNB) — Heavy snowfall has caused major travel disruptions in the northern half of France and in Paris as the weather conditions caught authorities off guard.

Coral protections in Atlantic Ocean up for key vote 

Portland, Jan 30 (AP/UNB) — Federal fishing regulators are set to vote on a proposal that could protect nearly 90 percent of the coral habitat in a key commercial fishingRead More...

Use brick-alternate, save top soil: Housing Minister

Dhaka, Jan 21 (UNB) - Discouraging uses of burnt bricks, Housing and Public Works Minister Engr Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday stressed on using sandRead More...

Three dead dolphins found in Ctg in 18 days

Locals of Hathajari area on Saturday spotted body of a rare species of dolphin on a branch of Halda River in the district.

Greens blame DoE for spread of polythene bag 

Green activists here on Saturday alleged that the polythene shopping bag ban law has become ineffective due to ‘inaction’ of the Department of Environment (DoE).

Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soon

Canberra, Jan 18 (AP/UNB) — Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a volcanologist said on Thursday.

Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano 

Legazpi, Jan 16 (AP/UNB) — Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption.

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Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

Jakarta, Feb 20 (AP/UNB) — The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also "annihilated" the mountain's summit.

Snow isolates Moroccan mountain villages more used to sun

Tighanimine, Feb 21 (AP/UNB) — Bitter cold and exceptionally heavy snowfall have beleaguered parts of Morocco this winter, disrupting schools, closing national highways — and delighting residents in cities where ...