Environment

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes Kermadec Islands in S. Pacific

Sharjah24 – Reuters: A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck on Sunday in the Kermadec Islands region of the South Pacific, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Studies

Half of Ebola outbreaks go 'undetected': study

Sharjah24 – AFP: Half of all outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus never get detected, researchers said Thursday, as Uganda confirmed a second death from the disease that has claimed hundreds of lives in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Automotive

US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionize

Sharjah24 – AFP: The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organise the factory for a second time.

Arabic

Former Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says

Sharjah24 – Reuters: Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that Former President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power.

UAE

UAE, Japan boosting military cooperation

Sharjah24 – WAM: Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, Sunday received Lt. General Koji Yamazaki, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff of the Japan Self-Defence Forces, and his accompanying delegation, who are currently visiting the country.

Sharjah

Sharjah CP chairs Police Science Academy Council

Sharjah24: Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Police Science Academy Council, chaired on Sunday morning the meeting of Sharjah Police Science Academy.