Australia declares threat level as high

Australia declares threat level as high

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) According to foreign media reports Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abott has announced that they have raised the terrorism threat level from medium to high as aresponse to growing concern over the domestic impact of militant conflict in Iraq and Syria. Australia’s prime has told media that security officials were concerned by the growing […]

Ozone Layer Shows First Sign of Recovery

Ozone Layer Shows First Sign of Recovery

(Colombo Lankapuvath)-In their first review in four years, the UN has confirmed that the fragile ozone layer is “well on track” for recovery by mid-century. “The Earth’s protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades before mid-century in mid-latitudes and the Arctic, and somewhat later for the Antarctic ozone […]

Ebola death toll accelerates in West Africa

Ebola death toll accelerates in West Africa

(Colombo Lankapuvath) At least $600m is needed to fight West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organisation has announced, as the death toll shot up by about 400 in a week to more than 1,900 people. There have now been about 3,500 cases in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria and Senegal, WHO Director Margaret Chan […]

U.S. airstrike killed 11 civilians, Afghan President says

U.S. airstrike killed 11 civilians, Afghan President says

(Colombo Lankapuvath) A U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province killed 11 civilians, including women and children, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Wednesday. Karzai strongly condemned the airstrike and has sent a government delegation to investigate, a statement from his office said. The governor of Kunar province said that two women and two children were […]