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India’s Kerala to give workers a siesta to help beat the heat

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 06:34
Workers in India’s Kerala state are now getting a three-hour afternoon siesta as part of a series of benefits aimed at combating soaring temperatures and ...

India dominates list of world’s most polluted cities

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 05:29
India dominated a list of the world’s most polluted cities in 2018, taking 22 of the top 30 spots, according to a Greenpeace report.Air pollution ...

As South Koreans grapple with pollution, Moon suggests joint rain project with China to clean Seoul’s air

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 22:57
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has proposed a joint project with China to use artificial rain to clean the air in Seoul, where an acute ...

Ahead of Thai elections, junta charges online critics with endangering national security

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 22:49
The deputy leader of an up-and-coming political party contesting Thailand’s general election has become the latest target of online content laws after unwittingly sharing a ...

Natural disasters and poor farming practices lead to North Korea’s worst yield in more than a decade

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 22:39
North Korea recorded its worst harvest for more than a decade last year, the United Nations said Wednesday, as natural disasters combined with its lack ...

North Korea rebuilding key long-range rocket test site dismantled after 2018 talks, imagery shows

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 22:24
North Korea appears to be rebuilding a key long-range rocket test site it promised to scrap, according to an analysis of satellite imagery by two ...

Satellite images show madrassa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing in Pakistan

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 21:01
High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters show that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India ...

U.S. sends B-52s for missions over disputed South and East China seas and around Japan

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 20:16
A U.S. B-52 bomber was sent near disputed islands in the South China Sea and another circumnavigated Japan, conducting joint military exercises with the Air ...

Pakistan navy says it stopped Indian sub from entering its waters

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:28
Pakistan has stopped an Indian submarine from entering its waters, the navy said Tuesday, as tensions continue to run high between the nuclear-armed foes.The development ...