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Tens of people have been injured and hundreds of houses damaged after an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked the eastern Indonesian Province of West Papua. 
Friday, 18 September 2015 06:31

Mother, 5 children dead in Mexico mudslide

Authorities say a mudslide caused by severe weather in Mexico has killed a mother and her five children.
The UN sources say at least 44 people are feared dead after a devastating tropical cyclone smashed into the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.
Friday, 20 February 2015 07:55

Russian minister of environment due in Iran

Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergey Donskoy is slated to pay a visit to the Iranian capital of Tehran in coming days.
Saturday, 31 January 2015 05:59

Heavy snow disables much of UK

Heavy snow, along with freezing temperatures, has disabled much of Britain, causing great problems for thousands of people.
Monday, 05 January 2015 07:24

Firefighters battle 2 fires in Australia

Hundreds of firefighters in Australia continue efforts to contain two bush fires in the state of South Australia before the weather worsens.
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 04:01

Philippine’s typhoon claims 27 lives

An official says the death toll from Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines has increased to 27.
Tokyo plans to give up to $1.5 billion to the UN-backed Green Climate Fund to help developing countries fight global warming, AFP said.
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 09:20

Uremia Lake water level rises by 29 cms

According to an Iranian official in charge of water sources of Uremia Lake basin, Seyed Morteza Mousavi, Uremia Lake water level has been up by 29 centimeters, thanks to the …
Friday, 24 October 2014 07:13

Environmentalists slam EU climate deal

A number of environmental groups have criticized a new agreement between European leaders on a set of climate and energy targets for the year 2030.
Saturday, 11 October 2014 06:05

Smog hits 20 times safe levels in China

Heavy smog has pushed pollution to more than 20 times the safe levels over swathes of northern China, despite government promises to tackle the environmental blight. According to IRIB, Chinese …
The Head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization, Massoumeh Ebtekar, has said continuing Western sanctions against Iran are actually harmful to the environment in many regions of the world.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 04:36

‘Middle East wars worsen environment problems’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says political conflicts and wars in the Middle East have hindered efforts made to reach agreements on resolving environmental problems in the region.
Friday, 05 September 2014 08:06

Quake hits Shiraz City

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale hit the city of Shiraz in Fars province, southern Iran, on Friday morning.
Sunday, 24 August 2014 03:33

5.6 Richter quake shakes Ilam province

An earthquake measuring 5.6 degrees on open-ended Richter scale jolted Mourmouri town in Ilam province on Sunday morning.
An earthquake measuring 4.3 on Richter scale hit Larijan district and its vicinity in Northern Province of Mazandaran Sunday morning.
Thursday, 07 August 2014 05:27

Sweden fights massive forest fire

Sweden is fighting a huge forest fire raging in central part of the country as officials say the wildfire is the worst in Scandinavia in 40 years.
Sunday, 03 August 2014 06:40

Floods destroy 3,000 houses in Sudan

Several states in Sudan have been hit with floods and more than 3,000 houses have been destroyed as a result of the natural disaster.
An earthquake measuring 5.2 on Richter scale shook surrounding area of Souza in Qeshm Island in southern province of Hormozgan on Tuesday morning.
Sunday, 18 May 2014 05:06

Balkan flooding leaves 20 people dead

Record flooding across the Balkans has claimed the lives of at least 20 people and resulted in the evacuation of tens of thousands of citizens from their homes in the …
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