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what's on   09 September 2019   United Arab Emirates   Dubai  
<p>It&rsquo;s hard to believe but it was just 10 years ago today, on September 9, 2009, that Dubai Metro came into our lives &ndash; not only making travelling around Dubai easier, but cheaper as well.<br />The Dubai Metro was an idea of His Highness Sheikh ...
The Washington Post   05 September 2019   USA   California, L.A.  
<p>Scientists thought the Wilmington blind‐thrust fault that runs deep under the Los Angeles region had been dormant since the Late Pliocene era, millions of years ago. But a new study reveals that it&rsquo;s very much alive, and capable of generating the ...
Montreal Gazette   05 September 2019   Canada   Montreal  
<p>They handle 118,000 vehicles per day, are surrounded by an ancient river and can pump out the equivalent of two Olympic-sized swimming pools of water daily.<br />The tunnels that run under the city&rsquo;s downtown core, next to m&eacute;tro stations, pedestrian ...
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MINING.com   03 September 2019   Greece   Skouries  
<p>Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO) confirmed on Tuesday that it has recieved installation permits for its Skouries project and its Olympias mine from the Greek Ministry of Energy and Environment.<br>Vancouver-based Eldorado has two operating mines and two development ...
Filed under: Mining News
Euronews   30 August 2019   Ethiopia  
<p>The face of the oldest early human ancestor has been revealed by the discovery in Ethiopia of a 3.8 million-year-old near-complete skull.<br>The uncovered fossil, which provides insight into a pivotal period for human evolution, belongs to the species Australopithecus ...
ITV   08 August 2019   Scotland   Edinburgh  
<p>A major railway through Edinburgh has been flooded after heavy rain over Wednesday.<br />Trains in and out of Edinburgh were hit by flooding in Linlithgow, west of the capital, which caused the line between the town and city to close.<br />ScotRail has ...
CBC News   05 August 2019   British Columbia   Quesnel Lake  
<p>People are swimming and fishing in Quesnel Lake five years after the largest environmental mining disaster in Canadian history, but residents of Likely, B.C., are still struggling with unresolved emotions about what happened and who will be held accountable ...
Aljazeera   28 July 2019   China   Guizhou  
<p>At least 36 people have died in a landslide that struck a village in southwest China, with 15 others still missing days after the disaster hit, according to state broadcaster CCTV.<br />The landslide late on Tuesday in Pingdi village, in Guizhou province's ...
Los Angeles Times   23 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>Millions felt the shaking from the Ridgecrest earthquake.<br>But new satellite images offer a dramatic and instructive view of the immense power of the magnitude 7.1 quake, showing how California’s biggest earthquake in nearly two decades caused the ground ...
CBS NEWS   19 July 2019   Greece   athens  
<p>Athens, Greece &ndash; A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake ...