The federal authorities closure continues, but Utah's Interior Parks leave surface this weekend.Thursday, the Obama judicature proclaimed that it testament oeuvre with governors who deprivation to afford their Interior Parks if they understructure the neb, and Utah’s regulator Gary Herbert took the Section of the Midland abreast that go. Octet sites run by the Internal Parks Avail—including Arches, Bryce Canon and Zion subject parks—leave be out-of-doors to visitors by Saturday and continue afford for the adjacent 10 years.The regulator told KUTV that he hopes to repair Read more [...]
The European Union has provided financial assistance to Ethiopia in the amount of 14.5 million. Dollars to fight hunger and drought.
According to ITAR-TASS reported with reference to the news agency MAP, the money will go to the account of the World Food Program, which provides support for humanitarian action in this country in northeastern Africa. As expected, given the EU funds will be purchased 16 thousand. Tons of grain, 6 tons of beans and 3 tons of different food.According to the latest United Nations data, the 77 millionth Ethiopia need urgent humanitarian assistance in the amount Read more [...]
Millions of people were left without drinking water because of the strong over the past 50 years of drought in the south-east of China, said on Thursday the news service, "Zhongguo Wang."
"Great Dry" was established in Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. In some places there was no rain since last September. As a result, all the crops died, dried mountain rivers. Direct economic losses amounted to 527 million dollars.
According to weather forecasts, the drought will continue until April, but the drinking water supply in the region is only enough for a month. In this Read more [...]
Dale on a wide road leads. Approximately kilometer wide proportion is divided into two parts. In the left gully are Asha mountain climbers favorite place in Ufa. The road is on the left and outputs on the plateau ridge Adzhigardak.
Wide dollars perfect place for a stroll output of days. It can be reached by car and throw it around the recreation center, the former forest. A walk in the woods, sit and enjoy the Gremyachka. Go out to the mountains and do some Adzhigardak. Everything takes until just a few hours, but the feelings and memories will be much, since occasionally where are in one place Read more [...]
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Monday in Chile, information on casualties or damage, as well as the threat of a tsunami were reported, according to the USGS.
Tremors were reported in at 00.10 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), or 4.10 MSK. The earthquake's epicenter was located 78 kilometers north-east located in the north of the Latin American state of Calama. The earthquake at the depth of 91.3 kilometers.
In late February, Chile earthquake of magnitude 8.8. According to official figures, victims of floods steel 497 people. Insurers estimated the damage from the earthquake Read more [...]
Cuba. Picture: Nathan Laurel/FlickrA:Those aren’t urban legends you see most Americans who hop a mastermind fledge from Canada or Mexico to Havana, solitary to be hit with an fulgurant mulct in the thousands of dollars subsequently they reappearance. Thither are federal laws against devising a misstep to Cuba exclusively for touristry, and the administration takes them rattling earnestly.The reasons the anti-travel restrictions to Cuba flush survive are as composite as boilersuit U.S. dealings with the state concluded the conclusion 50 eld. In possibility, Americans are Read more [...]
Fine for smoking in illegal places:Our homeland - 500 rubles.;South Africa -30 dollars;Vatican - 30 euros;Czech Republic - 1000 CZK (about $ 42);France - 68 euros;England -50 pounds;Hungary - 22,500 forints (about $ 125);Newcomer Zealand - NZ 400 dollars (about $ 285);Belgium - to 350 euros;Singapore - $ 500;Thailand - up to $ 550;Italy - to EUR 550;Spain - to 600 euros;Ireland - to 3,000 euros. Read more [...]
10 Mau the East coast of the Japanese island of Honshu at 00:15 Moscow time earthquake magnitude 5.8.
According to the USGS, the epicenter of earthquake was in the Pacific in 239 kilometres South-East of Sendai and 270 kilometers East of the city of Fukushima.
The focus lies at a depth of 29.9 kilometres below the sea floor. Data on the consequences of the earthquake has not yet been reported, according to ITAR-TASS.
According to preliminary government estimates, the damage to Japan as a result of natural disasters may exceed 25 trillion yen (308 billion dollars, according to ITAR-TASS. Read more [...]
7.01.11. The drought that plagues Northern Uruguay from December gets worse and spreads to other regions of the country.
The Minister of agriculture and fisheries tabaré Aguerre noted that the situation with each passing day more and if, before January 15 will not rain, then the government will be forced to declare the state of emergency due to drought, similar in 2008-2009, which struck the country the loss of billions of dollars.
Last month the amount of precipitation 60 percent less than the average for December. Economic losses from the effects of the recent drought are estimated at around Read more [...]
may 9. In North Queensland will be built ten shelters from storms after Arabskie Emirates donated 30 million dollars.
State Minister of the UAE Rome al-Hashimi announced this aid on Monday during a visit to Brisbane. He was immediately supported by Premier Anna Bligh reported that for the construction of multipurpose shelters along the North Queensland coast will be spent 60 million dollars.
According to her, the exact locations are yet to be finalized but most likely it will be Cairns, Townsville, Cassowary coast, Proserpine/Airlie beach, Mackay, Rockhampton, Weipa.
MS Bligh thanked for this Read more [...]
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on December 15. In 2011, the amount of losses caused by natural and man-made disasters, broke all records, reaching a historical high. The total damage amounted to about USD 350 billion.
This Swiss company specializing in reinsurance. Experts emphasize that we are talking about the preliminary calculations. Despite the fact that in 2011 the economic losses associated with disasters has reached its highest level in history, the amount of the loss covered by the insurance premiums, this year has reached $ 108 billion dollars. This figure is second only to the indicators Read more [...]
12/14/2012 Russian TV channels to "meet" "doomsday" thematic programs, movies and reality shows. TV channel "Moscow-24" will broadcast live from the capital bunker on Taganka, where on the night of December 21 to a depth of 65 meters after about 300 people, said creative director Timur Valeev channel. Ticket bunker costs 30 rubles. The room is equipped for visitors - where they await individual rations, water, and a special area with seating. "It is no longer even a belief in the end of the world as such, but the reality TV game show. There are going to people Read more [...]
Financial assets in Zimbabwe, where he soon be held a constitutional referendum and presidential elections, estimated at only 217 dollars, reports Tuesday Agency France-Presse, with reference to the country's finance minister Tenda Biti. "After last week, we paid salaries, the state treasury is left 217 dollars", - said Tuesday Biti. He acknowledged that the country has no choice but to apply for financial assistance from the international community, RIA "Novosti". Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said that the organization of the referendum and elections Read more [...]
Japan ... If you look at the map, the country did not immediately find and because of the tiny territory inhabited by the people of this voracious devouring everything in sight - whales, dolphins, endangered species of marine life. Spitting on all the international agreement to ban killing of whales and dolphins, tuna more. Japan simply refuses to sign such agreements. And the international community on a whim with a wave of your finger off the map erasing entire peoples and countries - ignoring insatiable thirst for devouring small but voracious narodtsem. Here is the latest news on this subject:At Read more [...]
French family man Didier Zhember won a lawsuit against the British concern GlaxoSmithKline, accusing the drug manufacturers Requip for Parkinson's disease is that the drugs cause an unhealthy attraction to same-sex love, wrote in a Friday The Mirror.The reason for the sudden change in sexual preference was Zhembera drug Requip from British manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline, which the Frenchman tried to reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Drugs cause drug addiction.52-year Zhember treated with 2003, but after two years of medication he was addicted to online gambling and messy gay parties.Zhembar Read more [...]
On Tuesday, the Mali international donors pledged U.S. $ 455.5 million to support the military operation against the militants, which is deployed in the West African country, media reported referring to the African Union Commissioner for peace and security Ramtane Lamamara. "I am pleased to report that the total amount of donations reached 455.5 million dollars," - said Lamamara after the meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, RIA "Novosti" with reference to the Agence France Presse. According to the newspaper VIEW, before the African Union said that the Government Read more [...]
Residents of U.S. President Barack Obama's offer to solve the looming problem of rising debt ceiling by the publication of the coins of 1 trillion dollars. So unexpected initiative contained in the new petition, which was published on the White House Web site. Two days on a petition signed by more than four thousand Americans. According to the existing rules in the U.S., if within a month can raise 25 thousand signatures, the administration will have to consider the request in an official order, and then take it as a guide to action or to give a negative answer. The authors call for a Read more [...]
The last day of 2012 in the U.S. Senate The ongoing debate around the border income, guaranteeing the Americans tax relief. The absence of a compromise solution would reduce all budget items.Failed negotiations in the U.S. Senate between Democrats and Republicans on the bill to prevent the automatic budget sequester, and the elimination of tax benefits for a total of 607 billion dollars from January 1, 2013. On Monday, December 31, the senators and the presidential administration has only a few hours to find a solution acceptable to all and to prevent the immersion of the country into another Read more [...]
According to experts, despite the increase in the budget deficit, spending USA on kiberprogrammy Pentagon will increase. In particular, it is predicted that in the near future funding
developments in the field of cyber security and kibervooruzheniya be allocated tens of millions of dollars in additional funds.The experts argue that the increase in funding will be made either through downsizing departments and spending for social security of employees, or by cutting funding for other programs. In particular, the modernization programs and disposal of obsolete aircraft. In the first case, according Read more [...]
According to the Chamber, government debt in 2012 increased by 22% to 6.5 trillion rubles, or 10.5% of GDP. The cost of servicing government debt in the last year was 32 billion rubles. This corresponds to the costs of housing, culture and film in an amount calculated SP chairman Sergei Stepashin at yesterday's meeting of the Duma's budget committee, presenting the report of the inspection agencies for the year 2012. Of greatest concern is the growth of corporate debt: the total foreign debt at the end of 2012 amounted to 624 billion dollars and 16.1% higher than the amount of gold Read more [...]