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RT Question More   22 January 2018   Colombia  
<p>At least 13 people died when the bus they were traveling on was pushed by a landslide into a deep abyss off a highway in southwestern Colombia, authorities announced. Rescuers only managed to reach it the next day.</p> <p>About 5,000 cubic meters (176,000 ...
The Guardian   22 January 2018   Hong Kong  
<p>There is a particular bridge in Hong Kong that offers spectacular views: the mouth of a river on one side, and near-identical rows of white apartment blocks and mountains on the other.</p> <p>No matter where you look, though, you can&rsquo;t escape the ...
Filed under: Construction News
<p>Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) plans to invest $1.2bn into the construction of the world&rsquo;s largest water desalination plant. The plant will be located 45km north of Abu Dhabi and operations are expected to begin in October 2021, ...
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KTLA 5   17 January 2018   USA   Los Angeles  
<p>An actively moving landslide continued to threaten a three-story house nestled atop a hill in Malibu Wednesday evening, but Los Angeles County fire officials said the risk is "very small" that the home itself will fall into the canyon below.</p><p>Crews ...
The Independent   17 January 2018   Mexico  
<p>A team of divers have discovered what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet in eastern Mexico.</p> <p>By connecting two underwater caverns, the Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM) project identified the 216 mile (347km) cave after months of exploring ...
CNN   16 January 2018   Colombia   Americas  
<div class="el__leafmedia el__leafmedia--sourced-paragraph"><p class="zn-body__paragraph speakable">At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense authorities.</p><div class="zn-body__paragraph ...
The Guardian   16 January 2018   United Kingdom   Europe  
<p>Thousands of private sector workers at risk and 30,000 small firms owed money may lose out.</p> <p>Thousands of staff who worked for the collapsed construction firm Carillion inside private sector companies will have their wages stopped on Wednesday unless ...
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RT Question More   15 January 2018   Greece   athens  
<p>A 4.3 magnitude quake that shook Greece on Monday night was felt in Athens. Witnesses reported a strong tremor in the capital city.<br />The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 25 kilometers (15 miles) northeast of Athens at a depth of 10 kilometers, ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
CNN   11 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Southern Californians can't get a break from nature. First, wildfires scorched a massive area northwest of Los Angeles. Now catastrophic mudslides have swallowed homes and killed at least 15 people.</p> <p>But a variety of unique factors have made ...
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CNN   10 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on Tuesday -- leaving at least 13 people dead, destroying homes and spurring rescues as the flooding forced heavily traveled roads to close.</p> <p>Santa Barbara County ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards