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Towns evacuated, flights diverted after Papua New Guinea volcano erupts Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 08:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iceland volcano: Eruption raises alert level to red Icelandic authorities raises the aviation warning code to red and closes nearby airspace after a one-kilometre-wide fissure erupts near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 08:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops surrounded by separatist rebels Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pro-Russia rebels in control of key Ukrainian coastal town Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armoured vehicles had invaded from Russia.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ukraine pushes for NATO membership, Western military aid Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help after accusing Russia of sending in armoured columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 million Syrians have fled civil war, half of population displaced: UN Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighbouring countries as of Friday, an exodus that began in March 2011 and shows no sign of abating, the United Nations said.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 06:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google's secretive delivery drone project heats up race for air supremacy Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
CBC.ca | Aug 29, 2014 03:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google plans drone fleet to deliver packages US company says it wants to create sophisticated airborne drones to deliver packages more quickly to customers.
Al Jazeera | Aug 29, 2014 01:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NFL increases punishment for domestic violence NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offence and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by commissioner Roger Goodell.
CBC.ca | Aug 28, 2014 7:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Argentines stage strike over ailing economy Union members and radical activists barricade major roads into capital over rising unemployment and inflation.
Al Jazeera | Aug 28, 2014 7:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend