Articles by Disasters
Falling Crude Oil Prices Force Canada To Go Easy On Spending Plans
January 20 2015 11:12 AM
Canada might need to extend its spending freeze to ensure it delivers its' promised balanced budget.
Powerful Magnitude 6 Earthquake Rocks New Zealand's South Island; More Aftershocks Expected
January 06 2015 4:10 PM
A strong magnitude 6 earthquake has hit New Zealand's South Island. Authorities warn of more aftershocks following the initial jolt.
Bushfires In Australia A 'Wake-Up Call' For Abbott Government To Commit To Climate Action
January 06 2015 10:03 AM
Australia Greens Senator Christine Milne has called on the Abbott government to stop being in a state of climate change denial and commit to action to address the effects of global warming.
Al-Qaeda Releases Magazine With Bomb-Making Recipe, Urges 'Lone Wolf' Attacks On Global Airliners, Personalities, Entrepreneurs
December 30 2014 2:22 AM
Al Qaeda has plans to stage bombing attacks on global airlines, including Delta, United, Continental, American Airlines, British Airways and easyJet, and AirFrance.
Top 3 Christmas 2014 Gifts That Give Back
December 09 2014 11:55 PM
It includes wine that supports the troops and cookies that benefit kids with cancer.
Apocalypse Will Be Like 'God' In ‘X-Men' Sequel, Says Villain Actor Oscar Isaac
December 08 2014 12:09 PM
The actor claims Apocalypse is like "God on Earth" in a sense that he can be anything and do anything.
Prehistoric Conflicts Improved Human Collaborative Abilities
December 03 2014 12:35 AM
Warfare caused societal changes and technological advancement. Scientists also say that it contributed to the improvement of human intelligence and cooperation.
Accidental Electrocution Makes 12-Year-Old Russian Boy ‘Magnetic’ Similar To X-Men Character
November 20 2014 7:03 PM
Twelve-year-old Russian Nikolai Kryaglyachenko has a magnetic personality. Not the type that attracts the beautiful Russian women, but an ability to draw metallic objects to his body because of an accidental electrocution accident recently.
New Zealand To Hold Joint Military Exercise With The United States
October 30 2014 10:18 AM
The joint exercise will be an opportunity for the armed forces to upgrade their awareness and skills.
Facebook's Safety Check Notification Keeps Family And Friends Informed About Your Safety During Disasters (Watch Video)
October 17 2014 6:45 PM
Facebook has come up with a tool that lets family and friends know you are safe when it is most needed.
Ebola Threatens Financial Viability Of Aviation Industry
October 17 2014 11:39 AM
The global aviation industry could once more be under siege as the Ebola virus crisis expands with the discovery of a second patient in the US who flew via a commercial flight.
New Zealand Named Fifth Most Resilient Country and Second in World's Best Tax Rate Systems
October 10 2014 6:29 PM
New Zealand is in the top 5 of FM Global Resilience Index 2014 because of its strong performance in corruption control, risk management and supply chain quality.
Kris Jenner Reveals What Started 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' And How Her Grandchildren Saved The Show
October 08 2014 10:07 AM
Kris Jenner tells Giuliana Rancic that the family's reality show was a marketing tool which has turned her family into worldwide celebrities.
Japan Volcanic Eruption Will Not Hamper Nuclear Restarts
October 02 2014 10:39 AM
The circumstances surrounding the eruption of Mount Ontake will not derail Japan's plans of restarting its 50 nuclear power plants.
Australia's Response to Ebola Crisis 'Lethally Inadequate'
September 30 2014 8:06 PM
Australia has been criticised for its "lethally inadequate" response to Ebola. Julie Bishop defended the government's decision not to send health workers due to lack of evacuation plans.
Australia Called 'Worst Polluter' In The World: Lack of Climate Action Criticised
September 26 2014 4:05 PM
Australia was the Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific and the worst polluters among major developed nations in an article written by a U.S.-based technology magazine Future Tense. Australia's policies on environment were criticise and blamed global warming for the country's extreme weather.
Lloyds Of London Estimates $600 Million Hit On Insurance Industry Over MH Jets & Rebel Seizure Of Libya Airport
September 26 2014 8:21 AM
The global insurance industry is bracing itself for a $600 million hit for 2014 in the aftermath of the two Malaysia Airlines tragedies and the seizure by rebels of the Tripoli airport in Libya.
22 Million People Displaced By Natural Disasters In 2013, More To Come – UN Study
September 18 2014 1:57 PM
More and more people will get displaced in the coming years due to a worsening climate change.
Researchers To Study Supermoon Effect On New Zealand's Low-Lying Cities
September 09 2014 4:59 PM
Researchers will benefit from the appearance of the supermoon on Sept. 9 to study the effect of elevated tidal levels on low-lying cities like Christchurch in New Zealand.
Brittany Murphy's Father Slams Lifetime Biopic On Actress as 'Hideous' And 'Outrageous'
September 06 2014 2:34 PM
Late actress' father accuses Lifetime for not conducting enough researches before making the movie on his daughter.