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India: Bhopal Gas Tragedy Verdict - too little too late?

On the night of December 2-3, 1984, India woke up to its worst industrial disaster when tonnes of the deadly methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas and other toxins leaked from a Union Carbide (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, resulting in large-...

Hurricane Season Begins Today
7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Vanuatu

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on the early morning of May 28. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning for the surrounding island countries....

A train in India derailed after the tracks were sabotaged, killing over 65 people

A passenger train traveling from Calcutta to Mumbai derailed after an explosion; Maoist rebels are suspected of removing the fasteners securing the tracks. On the early morning of May 28, when the overnight train reached the West Bengal state, 13 of...