8,000 still evacuating on 1st anniv. of deadly Typhoon Hagibis SENDAI. KAZINFORM - Nearly 8,000 people were still caught up in evacuee life as Japan marked the first anniversary Monday of Typhoon Hagibis' landfall that killed at least 113 and left three missing in the country's east, according to a Kyodo News tally, Kyodo News reports.
Number of injured in overhead crossing collapse in Moscow region rises to over 50 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The number of people injured in an overhead pedestrian crossing collapse in the Moscow region increased to over 50 people, press service of the Main Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry in the Moscow Region told TASS.
‘Black boxes’ of crashed Ukrainian plane recovered KIEV. KAZINFORM The flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder were recovered from under the debris of the An-26 military-transport plane, which crashed in the Ukrainian Kharkov Region on Friday, during the search and rescue operation, Kharkov Regional Governor Alexei Kucher said on Saturday.
Wildfires continue to burn in N. California, almost fully contained in Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO. KAZINFORM - Three big wildfires near the San Francisco Bay Area, started by lightning a month ago, were almost completely contained Saturday, but major fires continue to burn in Northern California, according to updates by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), Xinhua reports.
Three dead, 53 rescued in refugee, migrant vessel sinking off Greece's Crete island ATHENS. KAZINFORM - The bodies of three victims have been recovered, while 53 others have been rescued about 12 nautical miles off southeastern Crete island, after a vessel carrying a still unclear number of refugees and migrants sank, Greece's Coast Guard said on Monday, Xinhua reports.
Mauritius asks Japan for 3.6 bil. yen to help fishermen after oil leak TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Mauritius has requested that Japan pay a total of 1.34 billion Mauritian rupees, equivalent to around 3.6 billion yen ($34 million), to support the local fishermen community affected by an oil leak from a Japanese freighter that ran aground in July, according to a Mauritian government document, Kyodo News reports.