The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday, painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas in a report launched at a climate summit in Spain.
Earth's temperature likely marks hottest decade on record: Report
A New Zealand newspaper caused outrage for publishing a cartoon that made light of the measles crisis engulfing Samoa, which has killed 55 people so far, most of them children under the age of four.
New Zealand newspaper publishes cartoon mocking Samoa measles crisis
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is looking forward to enhancing its collaboration with Iranian government in sustainable management of soil and natural resources, said FAO Representative to Iran, Gerold Bödeker.
FAO reaffirms its readiness to assist Iran in sustainable management of soil
Half of all homeless people may have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their life, according to new research — which experts say could be either a consequence or even the cause of their homelessness.
Half of all homeless people may have had traumatic brain injury
Fifteen million kids attend high school in the US, and around 1 in 18 goes armed with a gun, a new study finds.
1 in 18 US teens carries a gun to school: Study
Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children from accessing meaningful education, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, urging authorities to lift restrictions on schooling in refugee camps.
Human Rights Watch says Rohingya child refugees being denied education
New concerns have arisen that tourism, a main force in the Scottish economy, may have unintended consequences on the country and environment, according to the Scottish Tourism Alliance.
Tourism is affecting Scottish economy, environment
Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and the UK’s largest asset manager are among 67 major companies and investors who have written to Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, urging his government to stop further deforestation of the Amazon for soy production.
UK firms urge Brazil to stop Amazon deforestation for soy production
Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said.
Three French flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash
New Zealand’s high-profile gun buyback scheme, enacted by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after the Christchurch mosque attacks, has been thrown into disarray after police admitted that at least one person had been able to access other firearm owners’ personal information online.
New Zealand's gun buyback website 'a shopping list for criminals'

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