En Vnexpress - Jakarta, a coastal city built on a swampy plain, faces no end of flood worries, not least because roughly 40 percent of its land sits below sea level.
Locals are in uproar after An Giang announced sand dredging plans to save one commune from sliding into the river at the expense of another.
EN VietNamNet - Customers to Kat Café in Hanoi will have the feeling of being on a beach. After removing their shoes, they can step inside and sink their feet into a thick layer of sand.
Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — Residents in an oil town near China's border with Russia protested Tuesday against a planned aluminum plant over pollution fears, in the latest example of Chinese demanding
Yahoo News MANILA, Philippines (AP) — About 15,000 residents of a shantytown beside Manila's port have lost their homes in a fire that raged overnight before being put out Wednesday morning,
Yahoo News DUBAI (Reuters) - Helicopter-born commandoes, believed to be Americans, launched a raid in southern Yemen at dawn on Sunday that killed several people, including three al Qaeda suspects,
Yahoo News SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean officials say that the town of Santa Olga has been consumed in the flames of the country's worst wildfires, but its 6,000 residents escaped unharmed.
Yahoo News Heavy flooding in French Polynesia has forced many residents to evacuate, cut off power to thousands of homes, and closed Tahiti's international airport. The French Polynesia High
Yahoo News Seaside residents in southern England were ordered to evacuate Friday as Britain faced severe flood warnings, after snow caused flights to be cancelled. Police officers went door-to-door
Yahoo News ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Gunfire erupted in the city of Man in western Ivory Coast early on Saturday, residents said, though it was not immediately clear whether the shooting was related to a
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia residents say African Union soldiers killed 11 civilians in two separate incidents over the weekend.
By Laila Bassam, Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Tom Perry ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of people were evacuated on Thursday from the last rebel bastion in Aleppo, the first to leave under a
BEIRUT (AP) — First came the distress calls from doctors in underground shelters and morgues. Then residents under relentless bombardment in the few remaining blocks under rebel control in Aleppo
SYDNEY (AP) — A staff member at an Australian nursing home was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison for murdering two elderly residents and attempting to murder a third with insulin injections.
For much of the past four years, taking a bus between the two sides of Syria's divided second city Aleppo meant an arduous, and sometimes dangerous, 10-hour road trip. At least 10 buses made the trip
By Sally Hayden BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Construction of a new luxury resort on Beirut's waterfront could enclose the city's last free public beach, leaving only wealthy residents who
By Ulf Laessing MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Water supplies to about 650,000 residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul have been cut off after a pipeline was hit during fighting between the army and Islamic
Ho Chi Minh City’s construction department has called for the urgent evacuation of the old building on Bui Vien Street.
Iraqi forces should create safe exits for Mosul residents because they cannot protect civilians and wage fierce battles with jihadists at the same time, an aid group said on Friday. The International