Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has apologised to victims affected by flooding in the capital this week and promised to continue a project aimed at preventing it from happening again.
Scientists have found what could be geological evidence of a legendary flood tied to the establishment of the first dynasty in China, Xia, and even the beginning of Chinese civilization, a study published in the U.S. journal Science said Thursday.
Around 200 wild animals were perished in flood waters that inundated Kaziranga national park in India's northeastern state of Assam, officials said.
Torrential rain and floods have left 114 people dead and 111 others missing in north China's Hebei Province as of 6 p.m. on Saturday, according to the provincial civil affairs bureau.
Record rainfall means Li Jianqiang is preparing for a visit from an old adversary; floods. He has been on "dike watch" since 1981.
Some 56,000 homes have collapsed and about 1.5 million people evacuated, authorities say
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his opponent, opposition leader Bill Shorten, suspended their election campaigning yesterday to visit areas ravaged by the powerful storm which has lashed Australia's east coast.
China's flood control authority said on Tuesday that there is "a large chance of flooding" along the Yangtze River, Songhua River and Huaihe River this year as a result of increased precipitation during flood season.
At least four people have been confirmed dead and four others injured as heavy rainfall and flash flood hit several villages in the northern Badakhshan province on Wednesday night, director of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in the province, Sayed Abdullah Hamayon Dehqan, said Thursday.
The weather has gone from extremely hot to extremely wet. Now, several major rivers passing through townships such as Shah Alam, Subang and Sungai Buloh are threatening to burst their banks
Around 45,000 people have been affected across four districts of Assam in the first wave of floods, the state disaster management authority said.
Thousands of properties remain without power, and evacuation works are continuing on Monday after Storm Desmond wreaked havoc over the weekend in northern England.
Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Et
Donald Trump on Thursday escalated his criticism of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, suggesting he views DeSantis as a potential challenger in the 2024 Republican presidentia
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed in principle to admit Timor-Leste as the group's 11th member, the bloc said in a statement on Friday.The h
China's foreign trade will remain "within a reasonable range" despite expectations of an even more complex and uncertain external environment in the fourth quarter this
Twitter's new owner Elon Musk told advertisers on Wednesday he aimed to turn the social media platform into a force for truth and stop fake accounts in an effort to ass
The 17th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit kicked off in Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday with issues pertaining to world economic recovery, world health systems and
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law to conscript people charged with serious crimes, including murder, robbery, larceny, drug trafficking and other outsta
The United Nations climate conference in Egypt on Saturday adopted a "loss and damage" fund to help countries cope with the cost of climate damage.(CGTN)
U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he intends to run for re-election and would likely make a final decision by early next year, after declaring the results of T
At least 34 passengers were injured in a train derailment in South Korea's Seoul, The country's Yonhap news agency reported Sunday.The train with 275 aboard derailed ne
Türkiye said on Tuesday it has been coordinating efforts to remove obstacles to the export of Russian grain and fertilizer.The deal that paved the way for the resumptio
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