09 Feb '12, 6pm

On Our Radar: The Danube Ices Over: The river is partly or totally blocked from Austria to the Black Sea, crippl...

On Our Radar: The Danube Ices Over: The river is partly or totally blocked from Austria to the Black Sea, crippl...

European Pressphoto Agency The surface of the Danube was almost totally frozen on Thursday in Belgrade, Serbia. Ice floes block vast swaths of the Danube River , crippling shipping and commerce as a brutal cold wave worsens in Europe. The river, which is vital for transport, power, irrigation, industry and fishing, is wholly or partly blocked from Austria to its mouth on the Black Sea. [Agence France-Presse] Beijing plans to reduce air pollution levels by 30 percent by 2020 by phasing out old cars, relocating factories and planting new forests, state news reports say. [Reuters] A federal magistrate in New Orleans rules that lawyers for plaintiffs suing BP and others for damages related to the 2010 gulf oil spill won’t be able to introduce some of the corporate defendants’ internal e-mails as evidence at trial. [Bloomberg] Scientists at Cambridge University have developed a...

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BELGRADE (AFP) - Thick ice closed vast swathes of the Danube on Thursday, crippling shipping on Europe's busiest waterway,...

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