Some years ago the Naganadhi River of southern India ran dry. Local people had to rely on ever-deeper groundwater wells. But a few years ago, some local women began reviving the river. It was difficult work, but now the area is flourishing again.
Authorities say they have recovered the body of a coffee magnate from a river in southern India. V.G. Siddhartha went missing on Monday, sparking speculation about financial troubles.
Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses.
Authorities have cited a car driving against traffic and colliding with oncoming vehicles as the reason for the explosion. Rescue workers are searching for bodies in the Nile River, fearing some may have fallen in.
President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation's capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the world's fastest sinking cities; a third of its land could be submerged by 2050.
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