Sinaloa cartel gunmen took over a Mexican city on Thursday, turning the streets into an apparent war zone. Their mission was to rescue the son of the notorious drugs lord, El Chapo, who had been captured by police. Officers were forced to release Ovidio Guzmán López after gang members threw up roadblocks with blazing trucks, and staged a prison break of 51 of their comrades.
Mystery of Mexico’s cartel wars grows as ‘The Mouse’ is rescued
The International Monetary Fund is examining the impact of climate on the world’s financial markets and whether it is priced into market valuations, the head of the global lender’s markets division said.
IMF to examine climate risk to financial markets, official says
To curb alarming pollution levels in north India, especially during winter months, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Sunday said it has adopted over 100 villages and 100,000 acres of farm area in Punjab and Haryana to enable zero crop residue burning.
100 Indian villages to mitigate pollution caused by stubble burning
Senior figures in Extinction Rebellion (XR) admit it was a mistake to target London’s public transport network at rush hour, a move that has split opinion within the movement. Future strategy is now being reassessed, they say.
Tube protest was a mistake, admit leading Extinction Rebellion members
Thousands of people have taken part in a huge clean-up operation to remove oil and tar from beaches along Brazil's north-eastern coast.
Brazil environment: Clean-up on beaches affected by oil spill
Two Irish maritime archeologists living on opposite sides of the world have created a virtual reality version of a shipwreck that has been at the bottom of the ocean for 360 years.
Irish archeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality
A study has revealed new insights into the foraging activities of little penguins and how environmental conditions affect how they hunt for food.
Study reveals fishing habits of little penguins from Tasmanian colonies
US tech companies have declined to release data on the online spread of footage of last week’s shooting in Halle, Germany, despite pledging greater transparency as part of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s ‘Christchurch Call.’
Data on online spread of livestreamed Germany shooting kept secret
An Iraqi man was charged in Australia with people-trafficking in connection with the drowning deaths of more than 350 asylum seekers in the 2001 SIEV X tragedy.
Iraqi man charged in Australia in connection with deaths of 350 people

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