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Friday, August 31, 2012

Venezuela to investigate reports of massacre of Indians by gold miners - CNN.com

Venezuela to investigate reports of massacre of Indians by gold miners - CNN.com
CNN - The Venezuelan government says it is investigating allegations that unauthorized Brazilian gold miners killed dozens of Yanomami Indians in an attack in the Venezuelan Amazon.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Quake 'swarm' shakes Southern California - CNN.com

Quake 'swarm' shakes Southern California - CNN.com
CNN - "A swarm" of several hundred earthquakes, the strongest measuring a 5.5 magnitude, were centered east of San Diego near California's border with Mexico on Sunday afternoon but caused little damage, seismologists said.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

BBC News - Iran earthquakes 'leave scores dead' in Tabriz region

BBC News - Iran earthquakes 'leave scores dead' in Tabriz region
BBC News - Two strong earthquakes have struck north-western Iran, leaving at least 87 people dead and 400 more injured, according to state TV.

The US Geological Service measured the quakes at magnitude 6.4 and 6.3.

Drought sends 'mighty Mississippi' river levels near record lows - CNN.com

Drought sends 'mighty Mississippi' river levels near record lows - CNN.com Blogs

Friday, August 3, 2012

Kofi Annan resigns as envoy to Syria - CNN.com

Kofi Annan resigns as envoy to Syria - CNN.com
CNN - Kofi Annan, whose initiative to forge peace in war-ravaged Syria failed to take hold, said he has resigned as the U.N. and Arab League joint special envoy because of "increasing militarization on the ground" and "the clear lack of unity" at the U.N. Security Council.