Noor Ahmed outwardly lives her Muslim faith, and even growing up in a state as diverse as California, she says she encountered hostility on the street, in school and on the golf course.
College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls
Tokyo Electric Power plans to allow overseas workers coming to Japan under a new visa program to work on the cleanup of its wrecked Fukushima nuclear power station north of Tokyo, a spokeswoman said on Friday.
Fukushima owner to allow overseas staff to work on disaster cleanup
The European Parliament vote on funding for the environment and climate action will help protect the environment and mitigate climate change, supporting a clean energy transition with increased energy efficiency and a higher share of renewables in the energy mix.
EU Parliament backs environment and climate action funding
Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10 percent jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the US Energy Information Administration said.
Americans’ energy use surges despite climate
A South Korean man set his flat on fire and then stabbed building residents as they tried to flee, killing five people, police told local media.
South Korean arsonist kills neighbors fleeing fire
China’s efforts to combat dangerous soil pollution are being stymied by local governments and their need to earn money through land sales, environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday.
Greenpeace: China soil pollution efforts stymied by local governments
The benefits of sport to Welsh society outweigh the costs, according to new research commissioned by Sport Wales.
Sport in Wales creates society benefits 'worth £3.4b'
The British work the longest hours in the European Union, but are less productive than those in some other countries.
UK employees work longest hours in EU, says TUC
In the tiny village of Nagoro, deep in the mountains of western Japan, the wind howls down a deserted street with not a living soul to be seen.
Valley of dolls: Scarecrows outnumber people in Japan village

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