6. WB-led study warns humans increasingly settling in high-risk flood zones
Humans are increasingly settling in areas highly exposed to dangerous flooding, a study warned on Wednesday, with China helping drive the rise in risky urban expansion into exposed areas.
The research, led by a World Bank economist, warns that settlement growth in flood zones has vastly outpaced growth in safe areas since 1985
7. Turkiye hits targets in Iraq, threatens Syria
Turkiye on Wednesday launched fresh strikes against Kurdish targets in Iraq and warned of more intense cross-border air raids after concluding that militants who staged a weekend attack in Ankara came from Syria.
Turkiye convened a national security meeting involving top defence and intelligence chiefs to prepare its response to Sunday`s attack on the capital`s government district
8. Chemistry Nobel awarded for `quantum dots overseers apologise for leak
Scientists Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus and Aleksey Ekimov won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their discovery of tiny clusters of atoms known as quantum dots, widely used today to create colours in flat screens, light emitting diode (LED) lamps and devices that help surgeons see blood vessels in tumours
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9. Europe, Africa and South America to host games in 2030 World Cup
Spain and Portugal have been named joint hosts of the 2030 World Cup, while Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay will host the opening matches as the footballing showpiece celebrates its centenary, FIFA announced on Wednesday.
FIFA said in a statement that the matches in South America, one each in Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Asuncion, were part of the celebration to mark 100 years since the first World Cup in Uruguay
10. Stokes doubtful as England, NZ set to clash in World Cup opener
Defending champions England face New Zealand in Thursday`s opening match of the World Cup in Ahmedabad in a rematch of their epic showdown in the 2019 final at Lord`s.
England and New Zealand look pretty even when one looks at their overall head-to-head record in ODIs showing both have won 44 games each while three matches ended in tie and four had no result. The record in their World Cup matches is also almost equal
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