Indonesia, US cooperate in food resilience

2011-04-06 13:16:17

The governments of Indonesia and the United States agreed to cooperate on food resilience.

12 kidnapped teachers in S Philippines freed

2011-04-06 10:19:24

All the 12 remaining kidnapped teachers in Agusan del Sure in southern Philippines have been freed by their captors on Wednesday dawn.

Ozone layer faces record 40 pct loss over Arctic

2011-04-06 09:45:25

The protective ozone layer in the Arctic that keeps out the sun's most damaging rays -- ultraviolet radiation, has thinned about 40 percent this winter.

Japan stops leaks from nuclear plant

2011-04-06 09:41:40

Engineers have stopped highly radioactive water leaking into the sea from a crippled Japanese nuclear power plant.

Missile kills 2 people in eastern Sudan: police

2011-04-06 09:25:49

An unknown missile, which was fired from the Red Sea on Tuesday evening, destroyed a civil car and killed two people onboard in Port-Sudan city.

Outflow of radioactive water into Pacific stopped

2011-04-06 09:23:15

The outflow of highly radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has stopped after the injection of a chemical agent

SA sees boom in Zulu print media

2011-04-06 08:04:15

Five newspapers line a vendor's makeshift table built from cardboard and sticks but most customers go straight for Isolezwe.

Fishermen, environmentalists see red over Alaska naval exercises

2011-04-06 08:04:15

Environmental groups and fishermen are sounding the alarm over planned US Navy live-fire exercises they claim threaten marine wildlife.

32 dead in UN plane crash in DR Congo

2011-04-06 08:04:15

Thirty-two people died when a UN plane crashed as it tried to land in a storm in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital on Monday, a UN spokesman said.

US eases off in Libya, Gadhafi holds on

2011-04-06 07:19:50

The US combat role is ending in Libya, the rag-tag rebels are reeling and the Pentagon is betting its European allies can finish the job.

Sea radiation another blow to Japan's fishermen

2011-04-06 06:47:41

Fishermen now fear radioactive water gushing into the Pacific Ocean from a crippled nuclear plant could cost them their livelihoods.

Japan protests to S Korea over islets

2011-04-05 19:50:56

Japan on Tuesday protested against South Korea's plan to build facilities on a pair of disputed islets.