More than 30 people were killed in rains in northern Pakistan

At least 33 people were killed and about 40 injured in northern Pakistan as a result of flooding caused by the three-day rainfall, said on Wednesday the Internet portal of the local edition of News International.

In some mountainous areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, bordering Afghanistan, experienced heavy snowfall. Many roads are blocked due to broken wires disrupted power supplies.

Forecasters warn that rainfall in the north of the country will continue for another day.

The neighboring Afghan province of Badakhshan because of heavy snowfall, which has lasted for almost a week, hundreds of settlements and dozens of counties were

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Five people were killed in floods in some states in the U.S.

Storms with heavy rain and wet snow, raging for more than two days in a number of states in the Midwest and southern United States, caused flooding that killed at least five people, said on Wednesday the Associated Press.

According to the National Weather Service, due to heavy rainfall threat of flooding was formed in all 88 counties of Ohio.

The most difficult situation is in Findlay with a population of about 36,000 people, where the river Blanchard Tuesday morning rose to 1.7 meters above the critical level, inundating nearly half of the village.

In Norwalk drowned woman whose

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Snow chaos in the U.S., five states are drowning in snow

Two days before the start of the calendar winter storm with heavy snow paralyzed much of the United States. When transporting prisoners on an icy highway in Colorado accident occurred. In some places the snow depth reaches three meters, writes focus.de.

At least six people were killed in road accidents in the five states of the road is completely covered with snow, it's not possible to move, said the National Weather Service on Tuesday, December 20.

In Colorado, the transport of prisoners driver lost control of the vehicle on the icy road. Guard and a prisoner were killed,

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The Tribunal Kiev: Ukrainian military did not shoot down Russian TU-154

Commercial Tribunal Kiev Tuesday rejected a lawsuit Russian airline "Siberia" in the case of the crash Russian airliner Tu-154, which was allegedly hit by a missile during a training exercise in 2001.

"We won the case. The Tribunal declared the operative part — a claim denied completely, "- said the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense announcements lawyer Andrei Kozlov.

Lawyer Alexander Pavlenko, representing the interests of "Siberia" in court, said that the decision of the Kiev Commercial Court will be appealed.

"Of course, we will appeal the decision. I want to reach at the moment with my client. We'll take a

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The village Khuzhir killed more than a thousand birds sinehvostok

If we consider that in the village of about 300 private homes, then we can talk about the death of more than a thousand sinehvostok. This Teleinform said ornithologist Vitaly Ryabtsev.

According to Vitaly Ryabtsev sinehvostka found only in eastern Siberia and arrive early on — at the end of April. "Most likely, due to the unusually heavy snowfall, held in Olkhon district, and cold weather birds concentrated closer to the village, but for them there was not enough food.

Whether die en masse in other species is not known, "- said ornithologist. According to him, such events are becoming

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Poachers have killed a record number of rhinos in South Africa in 2012 — WWF

Poachers have killed 668 rhinos in South Africa (South Africa) in 2012, beating, so the "record" of 2011, when the hands of the hunters killed 448 horns of equine, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International, referring to the South African government figures.

"The statistics published by the South African government, show that in the country in 2012, poachers have killed a record number of rhinos — 668 individuals, which is almost 50% compared with 2011. Moreover, since the beginning of the year killed five animals" , — stated in the fund.

Most rhino — 425 — died

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The number of rhinos slaughtered by poachers in South Africa is growing every year

Hunters for the horns already killed more than 450 rhinos in South Africa since the beginning of 2012, beating the way last year's "record", British broadcaster BBC BBC referring to the South African government.

"From the beginning of the year 455 rhinos were killed, given that the annual population growth of only 6%, we are approaching the point of no return. Once death rate exceeds the birth rate, the view begins to disappear," — said the head of the project maintain the population of rhinos Christie Brebner (Kirsty Brebner) , as quoted by the broadcaster.

In 2007, poachers killed 13

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Heavy rains in Pakistan, eight dead

Eight people, including a woman and four children, were killed in Rawalpindi and Islamabad after the heavy rains that hit the twin cities on Monday.

The water level in the dry bed of the Lech River reached 18 feet, many low-lying areas flooded. People are struggling to save their property from water entering the home.

In Rawalpindi, three people, including a policeman, trying to save a drowning young man out of the river, were killed by being swept away by the water flow.

In a suburb of Islamabad clay house roof collapsed, killing five wedding guests, including four children,

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Sixteen people were killed in a landslide in Malaysia

Two landslide covered Saturday shelter for children in the Malaysian state of Selangor, killed 15 boys and one adult, said on Sunday the Associated Press referring to the police.

Dead boys — from 8 to 18 years. Six boys and three employees shelter hospitalized in serious condition.

Last victim was recovered after 12 hours after tons of earth fell on a shelter.

In Egypt, 13 people were killed in a sand storm

Sandstorm. Photo: http://www.etoday.ru

At least 13 people were killed in weather, raging in Egypt on Sunday, the Internet portal "Masravi."

A powerful sandstorm, accompanied by strong cooling, led to numerous accidents on Egyptian roads in the different provinces of the country, which killed ten and injured 54 people.

In addition, as a result of rains that hit the north of Egypt, and the flooding of the soil, in Alexandria, in the middle of the day collapsed building small private weaving factory. Dead at this point, the number one man, nine victims recovered from the rubble. Under the rubble

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