Danish-French actress Anna Karina, muse of New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard, has died of cancer at the age of 79, her agent told AFP yesterday. Karina, who epitomised 60s chic with her elfin features and big kohl-rimmed blue eyes, starred in seven films made by her ex-husband Godard
A handful of major states resisted pressure yesterday to ramp up efforts to combat global warming as a UN climate summit ground to a close, angering smaller countries and a growing protest movement that is pushing for emergency action.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that Scotland cannot be “imprisoned in the UK against its will” and warned that Boris Johnson’s continued refusal to grant her the powers to hold a second referendum can only increase support for Scottish independence.
Leaders of the G5 Sahel nations held summit talks in Niamey yesterday, after the death last week of 71 Niger soldiers in a militant attack, calling for closer co-operation and international support in the battle against the militant threat.
Exactly four months after they were banned, single use plastic bags are back in Islamabad. Corner shops and grocery stores that were previously wrapping items in paper or packing them in paper bags have now back to using plastic carrier bags, and fruit and vegetable vendors are using plastic bags