Jun 20, 2016

Kumamoto panel releases report on quake-recovery proposals

A panel set up by the Kumamoto Prefectural Government says the lessons learned from April’s powerful earthquakes need to be preserved and passed on to better prepare future generations for similar disasters. Doing so is important to mitigate damage from future quakes, the panel ...

Alberta's 'out of control' wildfire has jumped border into Saskatchewan

May 20, 2016

Alberta's 'out of control' wildfire has jumped border into Saskatchewan

A massive wildfire raging in Canada’s oil sands capital has moved into Alberta’s neighboring province of Saskatchewan, but officials said Thursday that they hope cooler temperatures and rain forecast for the coming days will help mitigate its spread. News of the fire’s spread comes ...