JAKARTA (Reuters) – The execution of a Filipina drug convict by an Indonesian firing squad will not be delayed despite last-minute appeals by the Philippine government, the attorney general said on Tuesday. 8 more words
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3Novices:'Please don't kill my son': Families of Bali Nine duo launch heartbreaking plea for their lives
The families of two Australian men due to be executed have begged the Indonesian government to show mercy after seeing the prisoners for what they fear is the last time. 6 more words
3Novices:New York to switch off 'non-essential' lights at night in effort help migrating birds across state and curb death by 'fatal light attraction'
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has sent a team of its famed Nepalese Gurkha soldiers to help survivors of the earthquake in their Himalayan homeland, whose prime minister said on Tuesday that the death toll could reach 10,000. 8 more words
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Ultra-radical Islamic State insurgents have killed at least 2,154 people off the battlefield in Syria since the end of June when the group declared a caliphate in territory it controls, a Syrian human rights monitor said on Tuesday. 8 more words
A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey has warned the risk of ‘the big one’ hitting California has increased dramatically.
Researchers analysed the latest data from the state’s complex system of active geological faults, as well as new methods for translating these data into earthquake likelihoods. 563 more words