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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 ...
The Age   18 July 2019   Australia   Melbourne  
<p>The State Library station being built as part of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel project is starting to take shape, with the underground station's first platforms being carved out of the earth beneath Swanston Street.<br />A 200-metre long tunnel has been ...
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Aljazeera   15 July 2019   Indonesia   Moluccas islands  
<p>Indonesia's Moluccas islands have been hit by a series of aftershocks after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes.<br />The United States Geological Survey said Sunday's quake was centred ...
The Straits Times   11 July 2019   Indonesia  
<p>JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Indonesia plans to start building its longest sea bridge next year to connect two islands near Singapore and boost growth and trade with the neighbouring hub.<br />The 7km bridge connecting Batam and Bintan will cost as much as 4 trillion ...
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Helsinki Times   10 July 2019   Finland  
<p>FINEST BAY AREA DEVELOPMENT is about to sign a letter of intent for constructing a roughly 100-kilometre undersea railway tunnel between Helsinki, Finland, and Tallinn, Estonia, with China Railway Group Limited (CREC), reports YLE.</p>
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CNN   06 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) Residents of Southern California are on high alert after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked communities near the Mojave Desert on Friday, just one day after a 6.4-magnitude quake occurred in the same area.<br>The United States Geological Survey (USGS) ...