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08/18/2018 10:23 AM
India's Modi sees Kerala's plight as flood death toll climbs
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the flood-ravaged state of Kerala more helicopters, boats and other equipment needed to evacuate tens of thousands of stranded people as he was given an aerial tour of stricken areas on Saturday.
08/18/2018 08:09 AM
Strong winds stoke bushfires on Australia's east coast
Strong winds intensified bushfires burning across much of the Australian state of New South Wales on Saturday, with the Rural Fire Service (RFS) upgrading warnings on three of more than 70 fires to emergency level.
08/18/2018 12:04 AM
Worst floods in a century kill scores in India's Kerala
The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with the toll expected to rise as heavy rain pushes water levels higher still.
08/17/2018 02:43 PM
Bayer says dicamba report not new
Bayer said on Friday that a German media report this week that U.S. farmers were suing its Monsanto unit over crop damage caused by weedkiller dicamba does not represent a new development.
08/17/2018 10:30 AM
Russia reports severe bird flu outbreak: OIE
Russia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu virus on a farm in the Kostromskaya region in the west of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said, citing a report from Russia's Agriculture Ministry.
08/17/2018 09:57 AM
No relief in sight as Australian drought fuels bushfires
The drought sweeping through large tracts of Australia is set to intensify over the next three months and is fuelling unseasonal winter bushfires, the leading meteorological agency and a fire official said on Thursday.