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Tropical storm Nate kills 23 in central America

Tropical storm Nate kills 23 in central America

Tropical storm Nate has killed 22 people in the Central American nations of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras as it battered the region with heavy rain ahead of hitting the US mainland later this week, the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said.

Oct 06, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

UN trying to improve 'terrible' migrant detention conditions in Libya

Until recently, Libya had been a major launching off point for migrants, most of them from African countries, trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Hurricane kills 9 in Costa Rica

In neighboring Nicaragua, officials reported no casualties but dozens of homes were damaged in low-lying areas.

Nov 26, 2016, 01:40 AM IST

Hurricane, earthquake hit Central America

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega declared a national emergency to handle both potential disasters.
 

Nov 25, 2016, 08:28 AM IST

Hurricane Otto heads toward Central America, kills 3

 Tropical Storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean as it lurched toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Nov 23, 2016, 06:46 AM IST
Talamancan Palm-Pitviper: Latest species to join the slithering reptiles discovered!

Talamancan Palm-Pitviper: Latest species to join the slithering reptiles discovered!

A large snake might reach about 30 inches, but most are less than 24 inches.

Jul 20, 2016, 14:50 PM IST
US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US And Cuban officials held another round of talks on migration issues in Havana to further discussions last held in December, but no new agreements were announced to advance the diplomatic thaw begun a year and a half ago by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:10 AM IST