Hurricane Isaias Makes Landfall in North Carolina, NHC Says

Sputnik - According to meteorologists, the hurricane will bring widespread heavy rain and strong winds to many parts of the US east...

MoU to drive interoperability among global marine platforms

Jessica Casesy / Dry Bulk - The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...

Israel to hold drill to prepare for potential oil spill from largest gas rig

Xinhua - Israel will conduct a drill to prepare for potential spill from the largest gas rig in Israeli waters, the Ministry...

Nearly 3 billion animals killed or displaced by Australia fires

Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia's devastating wildfires in 2019 and 2020, according to a new report, with...

Coronavirus will spread in ‘one big wave’ & won’t go away as seasons change...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has quashed hopes that the coronavirus might simply disappear over the summer. It urged the world to...

WHO: Travel bans cannot be indefinite, countries must fight virus

Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries should do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their...

Turkey rescues 929 asylum seekers in Aegean in a month

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued more than 900 asylum seekers in the recent month who were pushed back by the Greek Coast...

Second Covid-19 wave ‘is already here,’ says premier of Germany’s Saxony state

Michael Kretschmer, minister-president of the eastern German state of Saxony, believes “the second coronavirus wave is already here.” The deadly virus’ comeback “is already taking...

US now says new foreign students can’t enter if courses online

A week after revoking sweeping new restrictions on international students, federal immigration officials have now announced that new foreign students will be...

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Calls To Fight Inequality and Racism

The UN Secretary-General urged everyone on Monday to take up a new social contract to combat the “inequality pandemic”.

My children ask me when I am coming home’: stranded seafarers share their frustrations

Hundreds of thousands of seafarers are finding themselves stranded at sea, sometimes for over a year, and with no end in sight,...

Bill Gates Says Indian Pharma Industry Will be Able to Produce Covid-19 Vaccines for...

New Delhi (Sputnik): As the number of COVID-19 cases approaches the one million mark in India, the country has accelerated its efforts...

WHO warns coronavirus crisis may get ‘worse and worse

15:31 GMT - Disney to shut Hong Kong Disneyland again as cases rise Walt...

Russia’s Arctic region declares emergency after second fuel spill

Authorities in the Taimyr District of Russia's Krasnoyarsk Region have announced a state of emergency following a fuel spill by a subsidiary of the...

UK air pollution still down despite return to normal traffic – study

Air pollution has remained at lower levels in UK towns and cities despite a return to near-normal traffic levels after the easing of...