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At least six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
A boat carrying around 170 tourists has sunk in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia, leaving at least six dead and 28 missing.
GMS opens a series of events on "Discover GMS: Asia's Natural Hub"
19:20 31/05/2017
(CPV) - ADB and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Working Group on Agriculture (WGA) opened a series of events on May 31st 2017 on the theme "Discover GMS: Asia's Natural Hub" during the Thaifex World of Food 2017 at Bangkok's Impact Exhibition Center from May 31st to June 4th 2017.
Storm hits Moscow, 14 killed
17:57 31/05/2017
At least 14 people have been killed due to a severe thunderstorm which hit Moscow.
23 killed due to heavy rains in India
17:52 30/05/2017
At least 23 people were killed in separate incidents, including lightning strike and wall collapse, triggered by a severe squall in Bihar, India on May 30th.
Severe flooding and mudslides kill at least 146 in Sri Lanka
16:54 30/05/2017
At least 146 people have died while 112 people have been reported missing after severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka.
Mongolia increases the resilience of its forest ecosystems
16:46 30/05/2017
(CPV) - ADB and the Government of Mongolia kicked off a USD500,000 capacity development technical assistance project to increase the resilience of Mongolian forest ecosystems to climate change with an inception workshop on May 30th 2017.
Indonesia speeds up anti-terrorism bill revision
10:36 30/05/2017
Indonesian President Joko Widodo called for efforts of lawmakers to accelerate discussion for revision of the anti-terrorism bill, aiming to create an official legal framework for the country’s counter-terrorism activities.
Brazil's Torquato Jardim appointed as new Justice Minister
18:42 29/05/2017
Brazil's President Michel Temer has named Torquato Jardim as his new Justice Minister.
Donald Trump meets Emmanuel Macron before NATO
06:56 27/05/2017
US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on May 25th met with each other for their first time since the two took office.
Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador
06:54 27/05/2017
Mr. Lenin Moreno has been sworn in as the 44th President of Ecuador.