Britain began its third COVID-19 lockdown on Tuesday with citizens under orders to stay at home and the government calling for one last major national effort to stem the virus before mass vaccinations turn the tide.
Helen Mirren in ‘Phèdre’, Adrian Lester in ‘Othello’ and Billie Piper in ‘Yerma’ are to be made available for people to watch at home as part of a new pay-for-plays streaming service from the UK’s National Theatre.
China is targeting the launch of a nationwide emissions trading scheme during the period from 2021 to 2025, its top climate official said on Wednesday, signaling another delay for the long-awaited carbon trading platform.
To commemorate Pakistan National Day, the country’s ambassador to Iran, Riffat Masood, hosted a reception at the inaugural ceremony of a three-day Pakistan’s Cultural festival on Wednesday (April 17, 2019) at Milad Tower in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
A giant forest fire swept across swathes of South Korea on Friday, as authorities declared a rare national disaster, deploying 900 fire engines and tens of thousands of personnel to bring it under control.
The CEO of the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Air) — the country's flag carrier — said ATR aircraft manufacturer has requested permission from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury for the delivery of the turboprops Tehran has purchased.
Human feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior in fragile areas were beginning to overwhelm some of the American west’s most popular national parks on Monday, as a partial government shutdown left the areas open to visitors but with little staff on duty.