Iran has warned the United States against making a "strategic mistake" after US President Donald Trump threatened Tehran over reports it planned to avenge the assassination of top General Qassem Soleimani.
The coronavirus health crisis may lead to a slump in global carbon emissions this year but the outbreak poses a threat to long-term climate action by undermining investment in clean energy, according to the global energy watchdog.
Temperatures in the Australian capital Canberra have set a new monthly record amid an advancing wildfire that has prompted a state of emergency declaration, weather service Meteo France said Sunday (Feb 2).
Iraqi President Barham Salih refused on Thursday to designate the nominee for prime minister, Asaad al-Edani, saying he would rather resign than appoint someone to the position who would be rejected by protesters.
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.