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.
In its best display yet in the tournament, a goal in each half from Hwang Ui-jo and Lee Seung-woo were sufficient for South Korea to seal a convincing win over Iran and set up a quarterfinal tie with 2018 AFC U23 champion Uzbekistan, which beat Hong Kong 3-0 earlier on Thursday.
Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan policemen and soldiers and at least 20 civilians, the defense minister said Monday.
The Syrian Army has completed preparations for an imminent offensive against terrorist-held areas in southwestern Syria, a non-Syrian commander in a military alliance that backs Damascus said on Tuesday.
Beijing may have turned a corner in its battle against the city’s notorious smog, according to Reuters calculations, and environmental consultants say the Chinese government deserves much of the credit for introducing tough anti-pollution measures.
Hidden amid the international outrage sparked by Donald Trump’s latest foray into Middle-Eastern politics, the world’s environment ministers were quietly agreeing a UN resolution that could prove the ‘tipping point’ in the battle against plastic pollution in our oceans.
An Iraqi volunteer military force, which heeded a government call to arms in 2014 to join the fight against Daesh, says it respects the decisions of the national army, hinting that it will act on an order to hand heavy arms back when the counter-terrorism battles end.