Like thick wrinkles, a multitude of dirt roads cut through barren slopes in Romania's mountainous Valea Rea region, showing the impact of aggressive illegal logging — which is not just threatening its rare forests but human life too.
Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more than 100 bushfires raging across the east coast under control.
After days of wrangling over the wording of a communique, finance chiefs from the world’s largest economies have warned that escalating trade and geopolitical tensions pose the biggest risk to global growth.
President Donald Trump’s next trade battle could involve the US slapping steep tariffs on auto imports from Europe — but that wouldn’t really be the White House’s ultimate goal, one expert said on Wednesday.
Britain risks losing the fight against organized crime unless police receive significant new resources to tackle the ‘chronic and corrosive’ threat from such groups, the head of the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) warned.