Iran’s currency plunged to another record low on Sunday, dropping past 100,000 rials to the US dollar following US decision to reimpose sanctions against Tehran after unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal in May.
Withered sunflowers, scorched wheat fields, stunted cornstalks — the farmlands of northern Germany have borne the brunt of this year's extreme heat and record-low rainfall, triggering an epochal drought.
According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2018 is on pace to be the fourth hottest year on record. Only three other years have been hotter: 2015, 2016 and 2017.
The number of visitors to the exhibition 'Louvre at Tehran' — the first major display by a Western museum in the country's history — broke the record in a one-month period (March 5-April 2) to reach 104, 047, of whom 2,576 were foreign tourists, said the head of Iran's National Museum.