When the bull collapses and dies in front of the matador, silence descends on Madrid's bullfighting ring, a ‘ritual’ that its French manager Simon Casas vigorously defends in an increasingly conflictive climate.
Madrid's bullfighting 'ritual' acclaimed, contested
Malaysia’s national automotive policy is expected to allow for a higher percentage of palm-biodiesel blends over the next few decades, according to International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking.
Malaysia prepares to boost palm-biofuel use in wake of EU limits
Prosecutors said Friday that they have asked the court to issue an arrest warrant for a former employee of the South Korean company SK Chemicals charged with manufacturing and selling toxic raw materials for humidifier sterilizers.
Former SK Chemicals employee facing arrest for producing toxic materials
Three more climbers died on Everest, expedition organizers and officials said Friday, taking the toll from a deadly week on the overcrowded world's highest peak to seven.
Three more deaths confirmed on overcrowded Everest
Harvey Weinstein reached a tentative $44m deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate his alleged victims of sexual misconduct, according to reports.
Weinstein, accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal
Miwa Moriya was six when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan.
Kids aren't alright, Japan struggles to protect its most vulnerable children
For generations, Kaltuma Hassan's clan would study the sky over Kenya's arid north for any sign of rain — some wind here, a wisp of cloud there — to guide their parched livestock to water.
Tradition meets tech as Kenya's herders adapt to climate change
While many UK gardeners prize a well-maintained lawn, conservationists are urging people to leave their mowers in the shed and count wildflowers instead.
UK gardeners urged to let lawns run wild, count flowers to help save bees
Climate protesters have lay ‘dead’ in the heart of Melbourne as thousands rallied for urgent federal government action on the environment.
Climate protesters hold Melbourne ‘die-in’
China aims to relocate more than 80 percent of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March.
China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report

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