Rising sea levels are on track to affect about three times more people by 2050 than originally thought. New research suggests that 300 million homes will be affected by coastal flooding in the next 30 years.
Iraqi border guards have uncovered and destroyed nearly a dozen long tunnels apparently used by members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group to sneak through the desert areas of the country’s western province of Anbar into Dayr al-Zawr province in neighboring Syria.
Israeli forces have demolished the home of a Palestinian who was killed by the Israeli military last week after he allegedly killed two Israelis in a shooting attack in the occupied West Bank some two months ago.
A wind-whipped wildfire raged on Wednesday into a wealthy Southern California neighborhood, destroying at least six homes, threatening hundreds more and scorching a building at a winery owned by billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the US is attempting to provoke North Korean leader Kim Jong-un into "flying off the handle" over his missile program to hand Washington a pretext to destroy his country.