Global tree cover has increased by 7 per cent since 1982, biggest ever study finds. “This overall net gain is the result of a net loss in the tropics being outweighed by a net gain in the extratropics,” the report states.
Kiwi tourists urged not to ride elephants in Thailand: "A female elephant will be shot and then its baby is captured," Intrepid Travel co-founder Geoff Manchester says. "That baby is then tortured until it's willing to submit to humans and it's then trained to do elephant riding."
Italy's right-wing Deputy PM Salvini asserts 'natural family' in move against same-sex parents, promises crackdown on shops selling legal cannabis products that have no psychoactive effects, comparing them to 'Chinese massage centres that disguise fully-fledged brothels'
U.S. sanctions on Iran have inadvertently led to a crackdown on its persecuted Christian community as the ayatollahs move to consolidate their power in the face of growing unrest across the country, advocacy groups say.
Austrian chancellor reacts after TV crew injured in Bucharest protest: “The violent clashes in #Bucharest, in which many demonstrators and journalists were injured, we condemn sharply. (…) . I wish the injured cameraman from #ORF a speedy recovery,”
Citizens in the UK have the right to peaceful protest, said the spokesperson of the UK High Commission to India, a day after India said the pro-Khalistan rally planned in London on August 12 aims to undermine the country’s territorial integrity.
Unions accuse Ryanair of breaching labour law after crews go on strike: Ryanair allegedly threatened to strip crew of productivity bonuses and warned that their promotion chances would be affected
Croatia Hits Back at Serbian Leader’s ‘Hitler’ Jibe: The Croatian FM on Tuesday called on Serbia to adopt a “constructive approach based on facts” after Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic likened Zagreb’s treatment of Croatian Serbs during the war to that of Hitler.