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Earthquake rattles Indonesia Island Analyses & Assessments

Earthquake rattles Indonesia Island

A massive quake & tsunami ravaged the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, leaving 384 dead and hundreds missing. Indonesia is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans…

Uganda in high alert over Ebola Analyses & Assessments

Uganda in high alert over Ebola

Authorities in Uganda are on high alert after the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday confirmed a case of Ebola on its border with Uganda. The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a severe illness in…

Nigeria declares national disaster over flooding Analyses & Assessments

Nigeria declares national disaster over flooding

The Nigerian government on Monday declared a national disaster over flooding that has affected four states – Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta. The declaration was made by the head of the National…

Typhoon Mangkhut batters south China Analyses & Assessments

Typhoon Mangkhut batters south China

The world's strongest storm this year, Typhoon Mangkhut, continued its path of destruction across Southeast Asia over the weekend, reaching mainland China on Sunday afternoon after battering Hong…

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina Analyses & Assessments

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

The powerful hurricane hit parts of North Carolina on Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm, surge of floodwater, and heavy rains. When the maximum sustained winds of a tropical storm reach 74…

Typhoon strikes Japan Analyses & Assessments

Typhoon strikes Japan

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years battered the west of the country on Tuesday (Sep 4) with violent winds and heavy rain, killing seven and injuring scores more. Flights, trains and…

Eastern Congolese cities braces for Ebola Analyses & Assessments

Eastern Congolese cities braces for Ebola

Congo is on the war footing, gearing up to prevent another outbreak. The Ebola virus disease is a haemorrhagic fever caused by the ebolaviruses. It spreads through direct contact and body fluids such…

Paris on flooding alert Analyses & Assessments

Paris on flooding alert

Paris residents have been advised to stay away from the Seine after a high flooding alert issued due to the excessive amount of rain causing the river to overflow its banks..

Category five monster Analyses & Assessments

Category five monster

Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade, has hit the Caribbean, with officials warning of its potentially catastrophic effects..

Climate catastrophe in Asia? Analyses & Assessments

Climate catastrophe in Asia?

Asia will be among the worst affected by rising temperatures, extreme weather patterns and floods is caused by climate change. According to the research done by the Asian Development Bank, the…

Flash flooding in Taiwan Analyses & Assessments

Flash flooding in Taiwan

Heavy rainfall hit northern Taiwan this week, killing at least 2 people, leaving few missing and injuring more than 20. Heavy rain toppled electricity pylon near New Taipei's Jinshan Nuclear Power…

Nature - the ignition point Analyses & Assessments

Nature - the ignition point

On June 17, a massive forest fire in central Portugal killed 60 people and left several injured. The Portuguese government has declared three days of national mourning in wake of the incident to…

London tragedy: a tryst with history Analyses & Assessments

London tragedy: a tryst with history

For keen followers of history, the tragic fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower resulting in the death of at least 12 people in London on 14th June, 2017, will remind the devastating‘Great London Fire’…

Massive fire engulfs Grenfell Tower Analyses & Assessments

Massive fire engulfs Grenfell Tower

A huge fire consumed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in Kensington, West London, resulting in the deaths of at least six and leaving more than twenty in critical condition. It took more than 200…

Dozens killed in Bangladesh landslides Analyses & Assessments

Dozens killed in Bangladesh landslides

A number of landslides triggered by heavy monsoons in Bangladesh have resulted in the deaths of more than 46 people in the country. Many of the victims are from tribal communities in the remote hill…

Iran twin attacks Analyses & Assessments

Iran twin attacks

Terror group ISIS claims responsibility for the twin attacks in Iran. On 7th June 2017, the Iranian parliament and mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini the founder of Iranian Republic was attacked.…

A war will end all … Analyses & Assessments

A war will end all …

Russia and United States have shared an interesting history, both countries have engaged in a Cold War, in the years following the world’s two major World Wars. Vladimir Putin reminds us that we are…

London Bridge terror attack Analyses & Assessments

London Bridge terror attack

Twelve people have been arrested after the London terror attack which left seven people dead and 48 injured. The arrests in Barking, east London, followed a raid at a flat belonging to one of the…

Can terror be tamed? Analyses & Assessments

Can terror be tamed?

Following the bomb blast that took place in Manchester, on 22nd May 2017, families of victims have delayed all funeral processes as the investigation is still ‘underway’. One of Manchester’s biggest…

Bomb Blasts in Jakarta Analyses & Assessments

Bomb Blasts in Jakarta

On 24th of May 2017, a suicide bomb attack took place in Jakarta which killed three police officers and injured 10 people in a twin blast near a bus station...