In China, collapsed seven-storey new building


In China, the seven-storey building collapsed. Photo: ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images

24.03.11.Po the newspaper "ping" at about 4 am on March 21, collapsed one 7-storey building in the city of Zhuhai, making local residents thought it was an earthquake, there was panic.

According to local residents, when the building collapsed, all thought it was an earthquake, people ran out of the night on the street, without having to take anything with them. The next day, some residents began to prepare for the move, as they were damaged and some of the nearby buildings, including several shops.

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Fire in southern Afghanistan killed 60 hectares of forest


KABUL, March 13 — RIA Novosti, Andrei sinful. Powerful fire broke out on Sunday afternoon in the city of Lashkar Gah, the capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the Afghan news agency reported Pazhvak.

According to the agency, at 16.00 local time (14.30 MSK) in the forest along the river Helmand, taking place in the city limits, because of the strong wind began to rapidly spread the fire. By 19.00 (17.30 MSK) it has destroyed more than 60 hectares of forest. To fight the fire went out hundreds of local residents and the police.

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In Australia, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0


22.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 5.0 occurred on Tuesday morning in Avstralii.Tektonicheskie disasters occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers, according to Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at 334 km north-east of Alice Springs, with a population of more than 26 thousand people.

Information on the effects of the earthquake have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.

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Nine-story building collapsed in Bolivia


SANTA CRUZ, January 31. In Bolivia, in the collapse of the 9-story building killed 18 people. According to RBC, the incident occurred during construction.

It is reported that nine builders suffered and were taken to hospitals.

According to preliminary information, the cause of the tragedy began to design weaknesses, specify the "News."

In the analysis of debris involved 85 rescuers, including those from Argentina, Peru, Chile and Mexico. Now they are looking for five more people who are supposedly under the rubble of collapsed buildings. Started investigating the causes of the accident.


Poltergeist on the ISS: the astronauts hear noise like a drum beats




During the last session the crew reported to the Earth about the strange sounds coming to the station. In the words of lead NASA, Russian cosmonaut Alexander Kaleri, who claims to have heard a noise like a drum beats.

This post has puzzled experts — according to

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Drought in eastern China


Drought in Shandong province could become the strongest in 100 years. Photo from

2.01.11.Uzhe more than two months in east China's Shandong Province, a significant decrease in rainfall, which caused a severe drought in the region, which has suffered from more than 240 thousand people.


As reported by the official Chinese media since September 23, in the province has dropped only 9 mm of precipitation, which is 86% less than the same period last year. According to the latest data of the authorities in the province have already dried up 338 small reservoirs, partially dried

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Manufacturer wound healing dressings signed a cooperation agreement with the company Evalar

Company "Akvela" signed a cooperation agreement with the company "Evalar" on large-scale promotion to market innovative dressings for wounds under the brand name VitaVallis (VitaVallis).

"There has been an established company. There was excitement, there was luck, a very large energy and perseverance. The company, developing, solved the technological problems and found a companion in the business environment, which has invested in the development of production of an amount close to 100 million rubles, "- said the representative of the fund Bortnick in the Tomsk region, the chairman of the committee on development of innovation and entrepreneurship

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In China, for 3 days was 92 earthquake


4.01.11.Uezd Intszyan in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan from 1 to January 3, lasted until the New Year weekend, experienced 92 tremors due to a risk of collapse canceled classes in local schools, the Chinese press reported Tuesday.

According to the provincial seismological station, the maximum magnitude of 4.9 jolts. According to preliminary estimates, the earthquake in varying degrees, affected 148,000 people, nearly 90,000 were forced to flee their homes. Tremors damaged more than 30 thousand houses. However, information about the seriously injured or killed were reported.

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5.7-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern India


NEW DELHI, March 4 — RIA Novosti, Evgeny Pakhomov, Evgeny Bezeq. Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Monday in northern India, said the Indian Meteorological Department.

According to RIA Novosti, tremors were felt in the capital New Delhi and surrounding areas. According to the Indian TV channels, tremors were felt in several cities in the north.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the border of India and Nepal.

No casualties or destruction have been reported yet.

In Nikolaev spewed toxic waste


25.02.11.Na sludge warehouse number 2 Nikolaev Alumina Refinery occurred massive venting waste — red sludge that is stored there. Correspondent Nicholas said deputy regional council Tatiana Fabrikova. According to the MP, it turned Pribugskoe villagers, who talked about that a few days ago, the red dust covered trees and roads, it clearly stands out against the white snow. Also sludge was in Balabanovo forest. The number of red particles in the air has reached such a concentration that significantly reduce visibility, and the cars have to pass on the highway with the headlights on. You can only breathe in

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