Climate change will hit nations’ creditworthiness -S&P
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) walks away after inspecting a devastated area of Fatima village at Tacloban city, central Philippines December 21, 2013, a month after super typhoon Haiyan hit the central Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Ravaged coconut trees and wrecked houses are seen as workers remove rusty corrugated iron roofing from the reconstructed house of Roberto Retanal (bottom R), after it was damaged by super typhoon Haiyan, in Palo, Leyte province, central Philippines...more
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The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies prepares to close its long-running revue in the California desert.
Anger over Turkey's worst ever coal mine disaster turns to protest.
Rescuers pull the dead and injured from a coal mine after an explosion in what is Turkey's worst mining disaster.