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California continues to burn

California continues to burn

While wildfires are a natural part of California’s landscape, a severe drought, coupled with extreme temperatures, have sustained several major fires for much of August. As of 14 September, more...

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Unusual Snowfall in Greenland

Unusual Snowfall in Greenland

Hurricanes are known for their destructive wind, rain, and storm surge. Hurricane Larry delivered more than that. On September 12, 2021, the storm’s remnants dropped abundant snowfall on Greenland just...

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Thousands protest new Turkish vaccine and test rules

Thousands protest new Turkish vaccine and test rules

REUTERS ISTANBUL, Sept 11 (Reuters) – More than 2,000 Turks demonstrated in Istanbul on Saturday against official coronavirus-related mandates including vaccinations, tests and masks, responding to new government measures and...

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New York governor declares state of emergency over storm Ida

New York governor declares state of emergency over storm Ida

xinhuanet.com New York State Governor Kathy Hochul declared her first state of emergency early Thursday as remnants of Hurricane Ida brought torrential rain and heavy flooding to the U.S. Northeast...

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Weather slows California wildfire, but flames keep moving

Weather slows California wildfire, but flames keep moving

By SAM METZ, JANIE HAR and JOHN ANTCZAK – AP SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Favorable weather helped firefighters trying to save communities on the south end of Lake...

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Ex-Indonesian minister jailed for 12 years in COVID-19 graft scandal

Ex-Indonesian minister jailed for 12 years in COVID-19 graft scandal

By Agustinus Costa – REUTERS Indonesia’s Social Affairs Minister Juliari Batubara walks as he arrives at Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 6, 2020 in this photo...

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Germany supports Sri Lanka to access EU market for organic products

Germany supports Sri Lanka to access EU market for organic products

dailymirror.lk Germany has stepped in to support Sri Lankan exporters of organic products to obtain broader market access to European Union by providing key information on required certifications and standards,...

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Escape from climate change no longer possible

Escape from climate change no longer possible

All nations must put great efforts to have ambitious targets which when achieved would prevent planet warming and also keep global temperatures below 1.5 degrees Sri Lanka and Maldives at...

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Sri Lanka Kandy Perahera goes online in Covid crisis

Sri Lanka Kandy Perahera goes online in Covid crisis

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s traditional Kandy Perahera will be held without a physical audience but it will be broadcast live on social media and digital television, the government said amid...

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Righting the Ship: The X-Press Pearl disaster and the imperative for regional maritime cooperation

Righting the Ship: The X-Press Pearl disaster and the imperative for regional maritime cooperation

Githmi Rabel – themorning.lk On 20 May 2021, Sri Lanka’s worst-ever marine disaster occurred when a fire erupted on the Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl container ship just 18 km northwest of...

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