Tanker with 17 Crew Goes Missing off West Africa

On Monday, the Georgian government reported that the product tanker Pantelena has dropped out of contact and gone missing during a voyage in the Gulf of Guinea. 17 of her crewmembers are Georgian

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After an earthquake, drones to the rescue?

Davide Scaramuzza develops autonomous drones that rely on their own cameras and sensors to navigate dangerous and unpredictable search-and-rescue situations. Source: After an earthquake, drones to the rescue? – SWI

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Japan volcano eruption: Japan prepares to evacuate island as eruption warning level rises

Source: Japan volcano eruption: Japan prepares to evacuate island as eruption warning level rises | World | News | Express.co.uk

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VIDEO | Worst drought in decades grips two-thirds of Afghanistan

Source: Worst drought in decades grips two-thirds of Afghanistan | Afghanistan News | Al Jazeera

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North Korea warns of natural disaster as heatwave sears crops

People have collapsed in the street due to the heat, the report said, and farmers are struggling to follow government orders to water fields by hand because of water shortages

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Laos dam collapse: 6000 relying on relief supplies

Government and aid agencies are focussing on trying to build more permanent shelters for the evacuees but Ms van Baaren said, according to some estimates, they could be in temporary

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Father, son speed through ‘hell’ to escape Montana wildfire

Dramatic video shows a 70-year-old man and his son trying to drive through a wildfire in Glacier National Park in Montana. Source: Father, son speed through ‘hell’ to escape Montana

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Tense Calm on Brazil-Venezuelan Border After Anti-Immigrant Riot

The Brazilian army, which reinforces security at the Pacaraima border post, said 1,200 Venezuelans, including women and children, fled back into Venezuelan on Saturday when residents went on a rampage

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Hurricane warning: Experts fear unusual hurricane will hit US for first time in 150 years

California, which is still battling record-breaking wildfires that have decimiated the state this summer, is most at risk of a rare Pacific Ocean hurricane.  The last time the US west

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Nigeria: Children dying in Bama as health crisis escalates

The Government Science Secondary School camp received more than 10,000 displaced people since April, many of whom are in poor health after fleeing other areas of northeastern Nigeria amid fighting

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