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Disasters

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Articles About Disasters

The Supermoon Is Pictured Behind The Christ The Redeemer Statue In Rio de Janeiro
Researchers To Study Supermoon Effect On New Zealand's Low-Lying Cities

By IBTimes AU

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. (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, EARTHQUAKE

Late Actress Brittany Murphy With Late Husband Simon Monjack. File photo/REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Brittany Murphy's Father Slams Lifetime Biopic On Actress as 'Hideous' And 'Outrageous'

By IBTimes AU

Late actress' father accuses Lifetime for not conducting enough researches before making the movie on his daughter. (Sep 06)

File photo of actor Robin Williams arriving for the European premiere of "Happy Feet " at the Empire cinema in London
World Health Organizations: One Suicide Occurs Every 40 Seconds

By IBTimes AU

According to the UN, a suicide occurs every 40 seconds, which is more than the number of deaths per year in wars and natural disasters. (Sep 05)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, RUSSIA, INDIA, SUDAN, UGANDA

Satellite
Australia and New Zealand Sign Contract to Boost Maritime Safety Response with Satellite Technology

By IBTimes AU

Australia and New Zealand have agreed to sign a contract to build ground stations to receive signals from MEOSAR satellites to facilitate quicker response to emergencies. (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft parks on tarmac of Kuala Lumpur International Airport outside Kuala Lumpur June 14, 2014.
Fate of MH370, MH17 Trigger Mass Resignation of Crew in Malaysia Airlines

By IBTimes AU

The mysterious disappearance of MH370 and the downing of MH17 have caused employees to resign from Malaysia Airlines, fearing for their safety. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

A combination of file photographs show Jaycee Chan arriving at the Hong Kong Film Awards and Kai Ko at the 48th Golden Horse Film Awards in Hsinchu
Jackie Chan's Son Jaycee was Arrested on Drug Charges

By IBTimes AU

Jaycee Chan together with Taiwanese actor Kai Ko Chen-tung were arrested and detained due to drugs. (Aug 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA

MH20: Malaysia Airlines’ Chief Steward Reportedly ‘Sexually Assaulted’ A Passenger Anxious Over MH17 And MH370 Tragedies

By IBTimes AU

Chief Steward of flight MH20 of Malaysia Airlines has been with allegations of sexual misconduct. (Aug 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE

People stand on a street after evacuating a building following an earthquake in Mexico City April 18, 2014.
New Zealand Woman Confronts PM on Official Apathy: Wins Her Case

By IBTimes AU

Delays in claims processing can devastate many lives (Aug 14)

MORE TOPICS: EARTHQUAKE

Truth About the Supermoon

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Myths and legends have tied the full moon with stories of lunacy and ominous events for centuries, and a supermoon often accentuates these fears. Learn more about the moon and the supermoon and the truth on their effect on earth and human behavior. (Aug 11)

MORE TOPICS: EARTHQUAKE, FLORIDA, TSUNAMI

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17
Malaysia Airlines Suspends Trading of Stocks Pending Privatisation of Air Carrier; Majority Investor Offers 27 Sen per Share

By IBTimes AU

Malaysia Airline System suspended on Friday the trading of the company's shares on the Malaysian Stock Exchange as part of the restructuring plan of the air carrier that was financially hit by two air tragedies in March and July 2014. (Aug 08)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT