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GIGLIO, Italy - Italian search-and-rescue teams have found another body aboard the partly sunken cruise ship Costa Concordia, civil protection office spokeswoman Francesca Maffini said Sunday.
The Costa stand at the CMT holiday trade fair in Stuttgart was empty.
MIAMI, Fla. - This statement is from Carnival Corporation & plc in Miami, FL. Carnival Corporation & plc is the parent company of Costa Cruises.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The United Nations has launched its Rapid Response Plan in Pakistan on the appeal made by the President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, but disaster management circles and e
The toll from torrential rains in Pakistan is mounting, with 230 people killed, more than 300,000 others displaced and 1.1 million homes destroyed or damaged as flooding has inundated 4.5 million acre
Osawa, Japan - A month after Japan's worst disaster in generations, the snow in the mountains surrounding the resort town of Osawa is melting and the cherry blossoms are bursting.
A high level of disaster risk awareness, preparedness and planning helped prevent casualties when Tropical Cyclone Yasi struck north-eastern Australia earlier this week, the United Nations’ top disa
LONDON, UK - Today, as the chairman and top executives of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) met with Brazil's President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and the Governor of the southern Brazilian s
(eTN) - As Indians in the eastern state of West Bengal feast on chickens suspected to be infected with the bird flu virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the country is facing its worst ever bird flu outbreak.
United Nations agency yesterday announced it is to provide aid to pregnant women affected in cyclone-hit areas in Bangladesh.With some 30,000 babies expected to be born in the coming months in cyclone-hit parts of Bangladesh, the United Nations Population Fund Agency (UNPFA) said it is planning to help pregnant women there avoid life-threatening delivery complications.