Pacific island leaders opened their annual regional summit Thursday with a colourful ceremony in Micronesia, as some of the world's smallest nations vowed to put up a big fight against climate change.
Longest reigning Filipino world champion Donnie Nietes has just relinquished his Junior Flyweight title to move up to full 112 pounds Flyweight limit as he prepares for his crucial fight against ex-world champion Edgar Sosa of Mexico on Sept. 24.
Until this year, Brazil had few cases of microcephaly, a debilitating and ultimately deadly disorder in which newborns are born with abnormally small brains.
Then the country recorded almost 3,000 cases after reporting less than 200 cases in 2014.
A rescue operation is underway to rescue the four remaining miners after a tunnel collapsed at the Gleision Colliery mine this morning near the village of Cilybebyll in the Swansea Valley, South Wales.
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Scientists say it's probable that they may have documented the first case of a virus contracted by a man who was bitten multiple times by insects and then sexually transmitted to his wife, according to a study published on 'Emerging Infectious Diseases.'
In a 24-hour period, the region of the Mariana Islands, near Guam, experienced three powerful earthquakes ranging from 6.3-magnitude to 6.9-magnitude. The region also has witnessed 14 aftershocks.
The representatives of The Federated States of Micronesia said at the Copenhagen climate summit they want to see a decrease of the global CO2 emissions to 350 parts per million, in order to limit the rise in temperatures to about 1.5 degrees.