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World 12 Mar 2015 | 8:30 PM

'Cyclone college' brings hope to India’s vulnerable coastal community

NEMMELI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shankar Tilakvathy, 45, has lived all her life by the sea. Sorting, drying and selling fish is the only livelihood she has ever known.

Community 18 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Set up more palm oil refineries, heavyweights urged

KUCHING: Sarawak needs to set up more palm oil refineries to boost capacity as the uptake of crude palm oil (CPO) from mills would be sharply reduced once the Wilmar International Ltd-owned refinery in Bintulu stops buying CPO produced from oil palm estates on peat swamp land and forest areas from 2015 onwards.

World 01 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wildfire under control near Spain's Marbella

MADRID (Reuters) - Firefighters on Saturday tamed a wildfire that had threatened villages outside the upmarket beach resort of Marbella on southern Spain's Costa del Sol, allowing about 4,000 evacuees to start returning to their homes and hotels.

World 01 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wildfire under control near Spain's Marbella

MADRID (Reuters) - Firefighters tamed a wildfire on Saturday that had threatened villages north of the upmarket beach resort of Marbella in Spain's southern Costa del Sol, allowing about 4,000 people who had been evacuated to return to their homes and hotels.

World 01 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wildfire under control near Spain's Marbella

MADRID (Reuters) - Firefighters tamed a wildfire on Saturday that had threatened villages north of the upmarket beach resort of Marbella in Spain's southern Costa del Sol, allowing about 4,000 people who had been evacuated to return to their homes and hotels.

World 31 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

One dead in Spain fire, thousands evacuated in Marbella

MADRID (Reuters) - A wildfire raging out of control along southern Spain's Costa del Sol killed one man, injured several people and forced the evacuation of thousands on the edge of the upmarket tourist resort of Marbella, regional authorities said on Friday.

World 31 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Fire rages in Spain, thousands evacuated in Marbella

MADRID (Reuters) - Several thousand people were evacuated when a huge wildfire raging out of control in southern Spain reached the edge of the upmarket tourist resort of Marbella on the Costa del Sol, Spanish authorities said on Friday.

World 31 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

One dead in Spain fire, thousands evacuated in Marbella

MADRID (Reuters) - A wildfire raging out of control along southern Spain's Costa del Sol killed one man, injured several people and forced the evacuation of thousands on the edge of the upmarket tourist resort of Marbella, regional authorities said on Friday.

World 26 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

India discusses possible drought, monsoon rains poor

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's government raised the possibility of a drought for the first time this year and said on Thursday that ministers would meet next week to discuss the lack of monsoon rains, which define output for the major consumer and producer of food crops.

World 26 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

India discusses possible drought, monsoon rains poor

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's government raised the possibility of a drought for the first time this year and said on Thursday that ministers would meet next week to discuss the lack of monsoon rains, which define output for the major consumer and producer of food crops.