When forest fires swept into the Canadian city of Fort McMurray four years ago, a hurried evacuation of more than 80,000 people and the loss of thousands of homes and other buildings made the $10bn disaster the costliest in Canada’s history.
South Korea’s push to resume tourism with the North is aimed at resetting border ties, but must overcome Pyongyang’s scepticism and chart a careful course around US efforts to pressure leader Kim Jong-un into eliminating his nuclear arsenal.
Thomas Tyavwva Maji is planting rice on more of his land in Nigeria’s Benue State than ever to take advantage of a surge in prices since the country shut its land borders in August. But he says he cannot go much further.
The United Nations’ highest court has ordered Myanmar to “take all measures within its power” to prevent genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
HE the Special Adviser to UN Secretary-General Dr Ahmed bin Mohamed al-Muraikhi praised Qatar’s role in the the field of humanitarian action, and its humanitarian contributions at the global level, describing them as a pivotal role compatible with all international standards.
California lawmakers moved the state’s 2020 presidential primary up to March 3 to give voters in the most populous state more influence over who will be running in the November general election.
When White House counsel Pat Cipollone argues President Donald Trump’s case in a Senate trial this week, he will also be defending his role in a controversial legal strategy that helped lead to Trump’s impeachment on a charge of obstructing Congress.
The world’s just gone past its warmest decade on record.