Indonesia’s holiday island of Lombok suffered damage running into more than 5 trillion rupiah (268.61 million pounds)from last week’s huge earthquake, authorities said on Monday, as the death toll

Two villages on the Greek island of Evia were evacuated on Sunday as a forest fire raged, fanned by strong winds.

China evacuated more than 200,000 people as a typhoon made landfall on its eastern coast late on Sunday, state media said.

The Dead Sea is shrinking at the rate of about a meter a year, leaving behind deserted beaches and sinkholes in a slow-motion environmental disaster.

Six large new wildfires erupted in the United States, pushing the number of major active blazes nationwide to over 100, with more expected to break out sparked by lightning strikes on bone-dry terr

In Southern Africa‚ Malawi has the most medicines commonly sold in substandard or falsified condition‚ according to pharmacists from the University of North Carolina.

A rotavirus vaccine introduced in rural Malawi has reduced deaths from infant diarrhoea by more than a third, proving for the first time that a major intervention in a low-income country can be hig

IGNORANCE of types of food with the right ingredients among people in the East African region is the main cause of malnutrition in the block.

In East Africa, Eritrea plans to launch two solar hybrid power systems that will provide grid quality electricity to 40,000 people and businesses in the towns of Areza and Maidma.

The United Nations Security Council Friday said alarmed by the level of food insecurity in South Sudan and called to allow unfettered humanitarian access to the needy in the troubled country.

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