Bangkok’s future hangs in the balance. Rising sea levels, unchecked development, groundwater extraction, and rapid urban population growth has left millions vulnerable to natural disasters — scientists warn the city itself may not survive the century.
Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Minister of Iran Ali Asghar Mounesan announced on Monday that 1,783 ancient Persian Artifacts and clay tablets dating back to Achaemenid Empire were ultimately returned home after a legal battle.
New Zealand’s central bank is all but certain to cut rates to record lows next week, and keep the door open for more easing as global policymakers unfurl a fresh burst of monetary stimulus to fight slowing growth in the face of intensifying trade disputes.
At least nine people, including five Indian soldiers, have been killed in a fresh gun battle in Kashmir, days after a bomb attack claimed the lives of over 40 paramilitary troops in the disputed Himalayn region.
On the first day of this year’s COP24, nearly 50 heads of state — including British Prime Minister Theresa May — signed a declaration proposed by the Polish government and ambitiously named the ‘Solidarity and Just Transition Silesia Declaration’.
We extract billions of tons of sand and gravel each year to make concrete for the building industry, and this is having an increasing environmental impact as beaches and river beds are stripped, warn campaigners.
A legal battle between parents and Surrey County Council over its plans to cut its special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) budget by more than £20 million has opened at the High Court in London.
UN member-states on Friday agreed on a global plan to step up the fight against tuberculosis, the world's number one killer among infectious diseases, settling a row with the US over access to cheap drugs.