Cyclone Michaung: Heavy rains batter India's southern coast

Thousands are evacuated and cars are swept away in southern India as Cyclone Michaung approaches.source

Second SCMP reporter dropped out of contact in China last year, sources say

Taipei, Taiwan – A Hong Kong reporter who has been unreachable since travelling to China more than one month ago is the second journalist at her newspaper to have a…

Mount Marapi eruption: Indonesia volcano spews ash 3km into sky

The most active volcano on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra has erupted. Sped-up footage shows Mount Marapi spewing a huge tower of ash 3km (around 10,000ft) into the air,…

War stranded Gaza workers in Israel. How it dashed their dreams.

They pace the spartan hotel lobby, moving back and forth between the faux leather couches. They all seem to be in a hurry, but with nowhere to go – holding…

Indonesian Volcano Erupts

Clouds of volcanic ash hung over towns after Mount Marapi erupted in West Sumatra Province on Sunday. Thick layers of ash also covered cars and vegetation.source

Deadly eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Marapi volcano

Indonesian rescuers are searching for 12 people apparently still missing after a furious eruption of the Mount Marapi volcano killed at least 11 climbers. Marapi spewed thick columns of ash…

Ukraine downs 10 Iranian suicide UAVs as Russia launches overnight drone, missile barrage

Russia attacked Ukraine with 12 Iranian Shahed kamikaze drones overnight, with air defense forces shooting down 10 of them, the Ukrainian Air Force reported on Telegram on Dec. 3. Air…

South Africa: The region where political violence is on the rise ahead of elections

KwaZulu means “place of the Zulus”, and has a long history of violence – from the 19th Century wars of King Shaka, the struggle against the British Empire, then against…

NATO Secretary General urges Ukraine to prepare for defense

In a recent interview with Radio NV, Oleksandr Musienko, the head of the Center of Military-Law Researches, shed light on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s call for Ukraine to fortify…

Cricket: Dhoni-inspired Hope helps West Indies beat England in first ODI

West Indies captain Hope hit three sixes in the final over to hand England another ODI loss after a poor World Cup. A magnificent century by Shai Hope powered West…