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Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment

24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.    ...

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment

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Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
17:34 2019-07-16

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
14:32 2019-05-21

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ communit...
19:51 2019-07-24

US President Trump says countries have ‘absolute right’ to protect their borders The path to peace and a better world “begins at home,” United States President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, urging countries to look after their own interests on issues like trade, people smuggling a...
04:34 2019-09-25

Countries vote to protect endangered mako sharks Mako sharks have practically disappeared from the Mediterranean, and their numbers have plunged in other seas, too. Japan and China opposed a global initiative to save them from extinction but most co...
17:34 2019-08-25

US general urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Paul Selva calls for international consensus as deterrent to further attacks while Pompeo stresses Trump does not want war with IranA top US general has called on other nations to help safeguard tanke...
21:34 2019-06-18

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 A...
17:17 2019-05-21

'Critically endangered': Countries come together in efforts to protect sharks and rays The U.S. voted against the initiative addressing the trade of mako sharks, but was in favor of proposals helping wedgefishes and guitarfishes.        ...
02:00 2019-08-26

Where are the architects who will put the environment first? Should we stop building airports? Return to mud and thatch? The climate crisis is an opportunity for creative thinking, but the values of architecture need a radical overhaulNearly 40% of UK greenhous...
01:00 2019-09-01

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the enviro...
18:34 2019-07-09

Want to Save the Environment? Buy Oil Stocks Should green activists finance big oil corporations and anti-gun organizations lend money to arms manufacturers? As crazy as it sounds, financial theory provides a logically sound argument for why the...
02:34 2019-09-04

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
15:00 2019-08-12

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
14:17 2019-06-14

How to Use Your Credit Card to Help the Environment Earlier this year, Mastercard and Swedish fin-tech startup Doconomy released the Mastercard Do Black, a credit card that tracks the carbon footprint of every purchase you make—and prevents you from ma...
19:00 2019-09-10

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
09:17 2019-07-17

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in...
14:51 2019-06-06

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scaling back protections for the rainforest....
20:34 2019-08-27

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardia...
20:00 2019-06-18

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest from the group of G7 nations is welcome....
22:34 2019-08-26

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental cr...
20:34 2019-05-21

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
23:17 2019-06-06

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
00:17 2019-06-20

Millennials are changing their diets to help the environment Millennials devote about a month and a half per year to food — the equivalent of 1,140 hours — with the time spent meal-prepping and cooking to eating out, according to new research. The s...
05:00 2019-08-28

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
05:34 2019-08-12

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse ...
22:34 2019-09-07

The iPhone 11 looks pretty green, but it's not the best choice for the environment The new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro both look pretty green. Not only are they available in an attractive mint shade and a emerald hue respectively, Apple has also made an effort to point out their env...
12:34 2019-09-15

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
12:00 2019-06-01

Firefighting In Amazon Battles Environment, Politics Millions of dollars in aid are being pledged. Hundreds of soldiers are heading into the jungle. The Amazon is burning - and the world has taken notice....
10:00 2019-08-27

UN Environment Chief Inger Andersen: 'The solutions are there' In her role as of the new head of the United Nations Environment Program, Danish economist Inger Andersen talks to DW about the need to think big when it comes to climate change – and to learn from ou...
16:51 2019-09-18

US mostly trusts scientists, but Republicans have issues on the environment Enlarge (credit: Ecole Polytechnique / Flickr) Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released an analysis of polling results on Americans' views of science. In general, the poll was good news for the r...
16:17 2019-08-04

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their lan...
23:51 2019-07-31

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Mond...
20:34 2019-07-08

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its...
21:34 2019-07-02

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection...
22:17 2019-07-03

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destru...
11:51 2019-06-28

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK mi...
14:34 2019-07-10

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
22:51 2019-07-05

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Satu...
12:34 2019-06-22

Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an ...
13:34 2019-08-29

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
18:34 2019-05-30

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious...
19:34 2019-07-05

Humans, the environment and the global water crisis - in pictures The American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has won the Leica Oskar Barnack photography award with his eight-year project exploring the global crisis around water, and how different cultures interact...
17:34 2019-09-04

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hinderin...
03:34 2019-07-05

PM Modi To Address COP14 Environment Meet Near Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being held in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday....
19:34 2019-09-08

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong eco...
00:00 2019-07-09

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
03:01 2019-06-02

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
20:00 2019-08-11

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy pr...
21:17 2019-07-21

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial r...
19:17 2019-07-16

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
21:51 2019-07-31

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-...
03:17 2019-07-02

Prakash Javadekar Launches #SelfiewithSapling Drive On Environment Day World Environment Day: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a campaign asking people to take selfies with a sapling on World Environment Day today. In a photo tweeted by Abhinav......
08:00 2019-06-05

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
11:00 2019-08-23

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with mos...
11:51 2019-07-13

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...
22:51 2019-07-11

Union wants competitive environment, meaningful free agency The head of the baseball players' association detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a "competitive environment" and "meaningful free agency" as ...
19:00 2019-07-09

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy...
14:17 2019-07-09

New environment minister says Japan should stop using nuclear power Japan's newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close down nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011....
04:34 2019-09-12

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an a...
01:17 2019-05-26

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
01:34 2019-05-26

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in le...
03:51 2019-05-26

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment m...
10:17 2019-05-22

PM Says Lord Krishna's "Love For Environment" An "Inspiration" For India Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Lord Krishna on Wednesday calling his love for the environment an "inspiration" and said that his government is trying to maintain a balance between nature and......
01:00 2019-09-12

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy.....
22:51 2019-06-18

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National ...
17:51 2019-07-17

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critic...
17:00 2019-07-16

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
09:34 2019-08-14

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed thems...
02:34 2019-08-15

Trump claims homeless people hurt the environment. Here's why that's wrong The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once...
12:51 2019-09-20

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
01:17 2019-05-23

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
20:00 2019-06-17

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
07:17 2019-07-09

Brazil environment agencies collect 100 tonnes of oil from northeastern coastline Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Monday that environmental agencies had collected more than 100 tonnes of oil from the country's northeastern coastline since Sept. 2, according to...
00:51 2019-10-08

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in...
22:34 2019-07-08

Wilson's Triniti Tennis Ball Looks Like a Straight Sets Win For the Environment If you walk to your nearest public tennis courts, you’ll probably find a smattering of discarded balls that have been used once, as well as a bunch of discarded plastic cans and metal lids that are pr...
02:17 2019-09-19

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric.....
16:17 2019-07-08

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in compa...
18:17 2019-05-24

Make climate fight 'sexy,' says Japan's new environment minister Japan's new environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, pledged on Sunday to mobilize young people to push his coal-dependent country toward a low-carbon future by making the fight against climate change ...
21:34 2019-09-22

Will Make Climate Fight "Sexy And Fun", Says Japan Environment Minister Japan's new environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, pledged on Sunday to mobilize young people to push his coal-dependent country toward a low-carbon future by making the fight against climate change....
10:34 2019-09-23

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks i...
00:17 2019-06-17

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection e...
19:51 2019-07-13

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
12:34 2019-07-13

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
10:17 2019-06-23

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate change, underscoring that the current flash floods in.....
21:34 2019-08-01

San Francisco: opponents of new shelter claim homeless people are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block constru...
00:17 2019-07-12

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
21:34 2019-05-21

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
14:17 2019-06-20

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazil's Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias, responding to criticism from environmentalists, on Monday said the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrimental to...
00:17 2019-08-06

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined Fighting to protect your land is a risky task. A new study shows that every year, more people are killed defending their environment than those killed while deployed to war zones from the United King...
03:34 2019-08-06

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on...
22:51 2019-07-11

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reportin...
17:51 2019-06-18

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
09:17 2019-07-11

PM Should Walk His Talk On Environment By Saving Aarey: Jairam Ramesh Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prove that he was sincere about environment protection by stopping a Metro car shed from coming up in the forested Aarey......
16:51 2019-09-17

Mexico minister of environment and natural resources offers to resign Mexico's minister of environment and natural resources Josefa Gonzalez Blanco Ortiz Mena presented her resignation to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador after causing a delay to a commercial flight...
00:51 2019-05-26

For Pope Francis, a Perfect Moment for an Unsettling Warning on the Environment Francis has made the case against climate change and the earth’s degradation for years. In Africa, he found a backdrop that was fitting if unnerving....
23:34 2019-09-07

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
19:51 2019-07-05

Survey reveals a surge in young Republicans worried about environment A growing majority of US Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a global survey....
18:34 2019-08-29

Canada's Environment Minister Catherine McKenna gets security detail Facing "vocal sexism and hateful comments," Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has said she now sometimes needs a security detail. Climate change promises to be a key issue in Canada's October ele...
08:00 2019-09-09

CORRECTED-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
13:34 2019-09-02

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the...
08:34 2019-09-12

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...
02:51 2019-05-26

Gap's second-quarter sales fall short of estimates, CEO calls out 'challenging environment' Gap Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter earnings topped analysts' estimates but sales missed. Same-store sales dropped 4% during the period, worse than expected....
22:34 2019-08-22

Miley Cyrus goes on profanity-laced rant about the environment at music festival Music superstar Miley Cyrus had an expletive-filled message for her fans about the environment during a festival on Friday, declaring that the young people are the "last f---ing hope on this dying f--...
07:34 2019-07-02

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousan...
16:17 2019-09-20

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
00:17 2019-07-14

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
13:34 2019-09-02

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
10:51 2019-06-06

Reality check: Will Scheer’s promised public transit tax credit help the environment? A look at whether Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's promise to bring back the public transit tax credit will help the environment or lead to more people taking public transit....
21:34 2019-09-13

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative – we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We have ...
18:34 2019-09-10

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since P...
15:17 2019-06-06

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative - we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We’ve he...
14:00 2019-09-10

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t stop complaining” about the news vision’s “hostile ...
07:34 2019-05-27

Australia cleared 7.7m hectares of threatened species habitat since introduction of environment act More than 90% of the land cleared was not referred to the federal government for assessmentMore than 7.7m hectares of habitat have been cleared since the introduction of Australia’s national environme...
04:00 2019-09-09

Environment Canada predicting warmer-than-average fall for B.C. Coast, Interior Meteorologist says the province’s source for weather is usually the Pacific Ocean, where temperatures along the coast and near Alaska are above average....
09:00 2019-09-08

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
16:51 2019-07-09

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
22:51 2019-07-08

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advoc...
16:00 2019-09-13

Madrid to cull nearly 12,000 invasive parakeets over threats to environment, public safety Madrid’s city council on Monday announced plans to rid the Spanish capital of thousands of invasive parakeets through “ethical culling” and sterilization of eggs....
23:51 2019-10-08

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
18:01 2019-06-04

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represented his government's concern for the environment...
17:51 2019-07-03

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous.....
20:34 2019-07-18

Young climate strikers 'drop dead' at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of stri...
08:17 2019-09-20

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental g...
18:17 2019-07-08

Angus Taylor met with environment department even as it investigated company he part-owns Exclusive: Energy minister denies interfering with department action over alleged illegal land clearing by company he partially owns with his brotherSupport our independent journalism with a single or...
08:34 2019-06-19

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plas...
09:17 2019-06-11

Environment Minister Backs Cutting Of Aarey Trees, Cites Delhi Metro Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday backed the cutting of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony, where a metro car shed will be built, citing Delhi Metro as an example....
19:00 2019-10-05

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say she was deliberately gagged during the election campa...
09:51 2019-05-22

Amid Amazon Fires, Brazil President Weakens Environment Agency: Report As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest, Reuters has learned from...
22:00 2019-08-28

Ozone on track to heal completely in our lifetime, UN environment agency declares on World Day. At the current momentum, scientists predict the planet’s protective shield of gas - or ozone layer as we know it - will be completely healed as far as some regions of the planet are concerned, by the ...
19:51 2019-09-16

California governor vetoes bill aimed at stopping Trump environment rollbacks Bill would have helped regulators counter federal directivesGavin Newsom vows to continue fight on environmental issuesCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom angered some allies on Friday by vetoing a bill ...
19:00 2019-09-28

Exclusive: As fires race through Amazon, Brazil's Bolsonaro weakens environment agency As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest, Reuters has learned from...
13:00 2019-08-28

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Will Have to Be Dumped in the Ocean, Japan's Environment Minister Predicts A remark by Japanese environment minister Yoshiaki Harada about dumping wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean has sparked outrage among Japanese fis...
01:34 2019-09-11

Amit Shah Urges Women To Stop Using Plastic Bags To Save Environment Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday appealed to women not to use plastic bags to help protect the environment and suggested that they carry cloth bags, which are long-lasting, for shopping....
15:00 2019-08-29

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
11:34 2019-06-07

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
14:17 2019-05-31

UN highlights milestone of 1,000 Ebola survivors in DR Congo amid complex environment of conflict and mistrust One thousand people have survived the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): a testament to the strong leadership of the Congolese health authorities combined with the tireless ...
17:34 2019-10-04

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tou...
07:34 2019-08-17

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment ...
01:00 2019-09-11

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
00:00 2019-06-05

15 (surprising) countries where it’s illegal to be gay Uganda this week announced that it wants to resurrect a bill colloquially known as “Kill the Gays.” The bill, which was nullified five years ago on a technicality, would impose the death penalty on ho...
00:51 2019-10-13

The countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.        ...
21:34 2019-07-31

These are the countries that keep the most photos on their phones It turns out South Koreans are by far the worst selfie hoarders, storing an average of 1,407 images on their phones, according to new research from antivirus firm Avast. Malaysians came in the runner-...
17:00 2019-10-02

10 most expensive countries to hail a cab Western European countries and Japan are not home to cheap taxis. Click forward to see the 10 most expensive cab rides in the world.       ...
23:17 2019-06-28

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
19:17 2019-07-07

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
19:17 2019-07-07

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.       ...
14:51 2019-07-14

The 30 least densely populated countries To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
10:17 2019-07-11

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, Un...
14:38 2019-05-21

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
17:51 2019-06-04

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the countr...
21:17 2019-07-24

The 25 countries that love to visit America the most Which countries love visiting America the most? 24/7 Tempo identified them (think Canada, UK) using data from the National Trade & Tourism Office.       ...
23:17 2019-07-24

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller ...
19:01 2019-06-04

No Two Countries Understand Each Other So Well As India And Bhutan: PM No two countries in the world understand each other so well or share so much as India and Bhutan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday as he emphasised that New Delhi and Thimphu are such......
15:00 2019-08-18

UN Says 66 Countries Committed To Net Zero CO2 Emissions By 2050 Sixty-six countries have signaled their intent to achieve net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, the United Nations said Monday, seen as a vital goal in preventing catastrophic longer term climate...
19:34 2019-09-23

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
20:34 2019-06-13

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, an...
03:51 2019-06-18

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over ...
22:51 2019-06-17

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
21:17 2019-07-16

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.       ...
13:51 2019-07-10

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-08

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
13:00 2019-05-22

These are the best countries for tourists to visit in 2019, according to the WEF The Wolrd Economic Forum ranked 140 countries based on their appeal to tourists, but warned that many countries were nearing a tourism "tipping point" that threatened to overwhelm or damage their reso...
19:00 2019-09-04

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
10:17 2019-07-11

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.       ...
16:17 2019-07-10

26 countries the US government warns against traveling to These countries all have Level 4 (do not travel) or Level 3 (reconsider travel) warnings from the U.S. State Department. Find out why.       ...
17:00 2019-10-04

10 countries with the most software developer talent With developers accounting for some of the most in-demand job positions, companies should look toward these 10 countries for top talent, according to Diffbot....
20:00 2019-07-31

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
21:51 2019-06-20

Was Worried About India Lagging Behind Other Countries: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday batted for promoting nationalism to deal with challenges like terrorism and said the country now has both vision and leadership, which were lacking.....
19:34 2019-07-06

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other devel...
06:34 2019-07-03

TikTok has been censoring LGBTQ content in some countries Zach Gibson / Stringer / Getty Images TikTok was censoring LGBTQ content in countries it deemed morally conservative, such as Turkey, documents seen by The Guardian show. This comes on top of more ge...
11:34 2019-09-27

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known ...
19:51 2019-06-27

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is coming to even more countries that won’t buy it soon Samsung’s first attempt at a foldable smartphone hasn’t exactly set the world on fire, with headlines about its long-delayed release mentioned in the same breath as its myriad design woes ...
02:00 2019-10-03

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
01:51 2019-07-15

In a global pandemic, which countries are safest havens? If a pandemic was sweeping across the globe, where would you want to be in order to stay safe, not get infected and -- if it unfolds like a bad dystopian movie -- avoid being devoured by the disease-c...
19:34 2019-10-03

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic...
10:00 2019-07-09

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way...
14:34 2019-06-28

Do sanctions on other countries work? The U.S. government doesn’t know. A report released by a government watchdog found that although the agencies that implement sanctions track their economic impact, they do not measure whether the sanctions force a target to change its...
01:34 2019-10-04

At Least 70 Countries Have Had Disinformation Campaigns, Study Finds Governments are using “cyber troops” to discredit political opponents, bury opposing views and interfere in foreign affairs, according to Oxford researchers....
13:00 2019-09-26

CBI Seeks Help From 5 Countries In INX Media Probe: Sources The CBI has contacted five countries for information on shell companies and bank accounts to identify the manner in which kickbacks were allegedly routed in the INX Media case over ten years ago,......
02:00 2019-08-24

EU countries extend welcome to Eleonore migrants without Italy Five EU member states have said they agree to receive the 104 migrants aboard the German charity rescue boat. The EU will schedule a special meeting in autumn to discuss possible migrant distribution ...
02:00 2019-09-04

GTA Online’s New Casino Won’t Let Players In Some Countries Gamble The most recent Grand Theft Auto Online update added a large new casino into the game, allowing players to buy chips, gamble and win big or lose everything. This casino has been teased in GTA Online f...
07:00 2019-07-25

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
11:17 2019-05-31

Samsung Galaxy Fit goes on sale in select countries Three months after being officially revealed the Galaxy Fit is finally making its way to select markets. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be worldwide roll-out, at least not for the moment, and we ...
15:34 2019-06-01

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and th...
03:00 2019-08-13

Key EU countries agree on sea migrant redistribution scheme Germany, France, Italy and Malta have reached a deal on redistributing migrants rescued at sea, ministers say. Disagreement on the issue among EU states has led to migrants sometimes spending weeks st...
22:00 2019-09-23

The most welcoming countries to expats, from Spain to Australia Expats are people living outside of their native country. The reasons they are doing so include jobs, education and for love and family.       ...
19:51 2019-08-01

Fed PickShelton Says Other Countries Are 'Cheating' by Devaluing Currencies One of President Trump’s latest picks for the Federal Reserve Board, conservative economic commentator Judy Shelton, said foreign countries are devaluing their currencies to prop up their economies....
16:51 2019-08-02

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also weighs in on the Chinese property market....
20:17 2019-09-17

The IMF is hurting countries it claims to help | Mark Weisbrot The fund browbeats poor countries into accepting neoliberal measures that exacerbate inequality and economic distressWhen people think of the damage that wealthy countries – typically led by the US an...
16:34 2019-08-27

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the world....
20:17 2019-06-03

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs...
04:00 2019-08-13

Trump says other countries need to fight Islamic State U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that other countries will need to take up the fight against Islamic State militants, citing Russia, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran as examples....
22:00 2019-08-21

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept them all....
19:34 2019-08-23

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the past five years...
00:00 2019-09-13

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in all but three of the 176 nations it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and protected from harmful practices like child labor ...
02:00 2019-05-29

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe...
03:51 2019-05-29

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
17:34 2019-05-28

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know better than to try and cross borders with an expired pa...
00:00 2019-06-06

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” Th...
23:51 2019-07-18

"These Are 2 Nuclear Countries. Got To Work It Out": Trump On India, Pak India and Pakistan are at very serious odds over Kashmir right now, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, adding that he would do "whatever he can" to settle the issue between the two......
04:34 2019-09-26

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
17:34 2019-05-28

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared it...
10:01 2019-07-18

Oil producing countries would like to see higher prices from where they are now, expert says Jason Bordoff, professor and director at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy and former adviser to President Obama, discusses oil prices and the global energy industry....
12:34 2019-09-06

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorrect or badly stated.” “Of course you give it t...
19:34 2019-06-14

Bulletproof Jackets Manufactured In India Sent To 100 Countries: PM Modi Accusing the UPA government of not being serious on national security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Congress-led regime had in 2009 ignored the demand of 1.86 lakh bullet proof jackets....
17:51 2019-09-19

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
20:34 2019-09-14

U.S. Blocks Imports From Five Countries Over Allegations of Forced Labor The Trump Administration is blocking shipments from a Chinese company making baby pajamas sold at Costco warehouses, after the foreign manufacturer was accused of forcing ethnic minorities locked in a...
17:17 2019-10-08

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup....
17:34 2019-07-15

Bumrah 1st Asian To Pick 5-Wicket Hauls In These 4 Countries Jasprit Bumrah ran through the West Indies top-order in the second innings of the first Test in Antigua on Sunday as he bagged his fourth five-wicket haul in Tests....
21:00 2019-08-26

Tech giants, small countries, and the future of techplomacy Denmark's Silicon Valley ambassador Casper Klynge shares why tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon should be treated like superpower nations.Read More...
01:17 2019-10-09

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves beco...
09:34 2019-08-27

U.S. Blocks Imports From 5 Countries Over Allegations of Forced Labor The Trump Administration is blocking shipments from a Chinese company making baby pajamas sold at Costco warehouses, after the foreign manufacturer was accused of forcing ethnic minorities locked in a...
23:51 2019-10-08

My Europe: Balkan countries joining the EU — unwanted or unwilling? How serious are the Western Balkans in their stated wish to join the European Union? The issue of EU integration is frequently used by local elites to consolidate their own power, writes Ivaylo Ditche...
17:00 2019-07-08

Countries agree to limit sales of elephants to zoos Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught Africa at a conference in Geneva on trade in endangered species known as CITES, to the delight of conservationists but th...
18:34 2019-08-27

WHO: Third of women mistreated during childbirth in lower-income countries More than one-third of women in four lower-income countries are mistreated -- including being punched or forced to undergo non-consensual procedures -- during childbirth, the World Health Organization...
00:51 2019-10-10

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 20...
09:00 2019-07-05

These coastal First Nations want polluting countries to ditch coal for B.C. LNG "If you're travelling in a country like China and see the air that they breathe, I mean, anything that we can do to help clean that area would make sense."...
21:17 2019-10-09

These 5 countries are busy prepping for a post-Brexit world The British Parliament is trying to avert a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31. But these countries are bracing for the economic worst-case scenario of a no-deal departure....
08:34 2019-09-07

WHO: Four European countries lose measles-eliminated status Four European countries previously declared to have eliminated measles have lost their coveted status as the highly contagious disease surges within their borders, a branch of the World Health Organiz...
23:00 2019-08-29

The Fed's rate cut may hurt US retirement security. These countries offer more Lower interest rates could make it more difficult for retirees to earn income on their investments. A new ranking takes a look at which countries offer the most retirement security — and the U.S. does...
18:17 2019-09-19

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across t...
05:00 2019-08-24

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugee...
15:51 2019-07-23

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can&...
19:00 2019-07-14

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
19:51 2019-07-14

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism-Macron Some 14 member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on...
20:01 2019-07-22

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
22:51 2019-07-18

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comme...
05:17 2019-07-15

Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one’s watching In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select regions. In an announcement on Twitter, the company ...
13:17 2019-07-18

At Least 70 Countries Have Engaged in Disinformation Campaigns, Study Finds Governments are using “cyber troops” to discredit political opponents, bury opposing views and interfere in foreign affairs, according to Oxford researchers....
07:34 2019-09-26

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
09:17 2019-07-18

70 Countries and Counting: On the Tennis Governance Campaign Trail Dave Miley used a windfall to visit 70 countries, by his count, to try to sell himself as an outsider candidate in a fractious period in tennis governance....
04:00 2019-09-27

These are the 9 nuclear-armed countries and the 31 allies they've vowed to defend Los Alamos National Laboratory. There are an estimated 13,885 nuclear weapons in the world, either stockpiled or retired. Last year, there were 14,465 weapons, but some 600 were retired or decommissi...
15:34 2019-09-26

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts...
05:51 2019-07-18

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
18:17 2019-07-14

Trump confirms he withheld military aid from Ukraine, says he wants other countries to help pay Trump was responding to reporting by the Washington Post that he told his acting chief of staff to hold back almost $400 million before a phone call in which Trump is said to have pressured the Ukrain...
20:00 2019-09-24

Indian Packaged Food And Drinks Unhealthiest Among 12 Countries The survey conducted by George Institute for Global Health ranked Indian packaged food products lowest among the various food items analysed. Packaged foods from the UK were found to be healthiest,......
20:00 2019-08-22

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
19:00 2019-08-14

UN food agency boosting aid given to four Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the UN agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought....
21:34 2019-08-09

UN food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the U.N. agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought, seen as one of the drivers of migr...
15:34 2019-08-09

6 Western countries urge Russia to withdraw from Georgia The United States and five European countries are marking the 11th anniversary of the conflict between Russia and Georgia with an appeal to Moscow to implement agreements to withdraw its military forc...
01:34 2019-08-09

UK refines Digital Sales Tax as more countries adopt levy Britain has altered its plan for a tax on the UK sales of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to prevent them from being double-taxed in cross-border transactions as other countries intr...
16:51 2019-07-11

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
18:00 2019-08-07

Foreign countries issue warnings after mass shootings This isn't the first time foreign countries have issued travel warnings because of gun violence in the U.S.       ...
11:00 2019-08-07

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escala...
21:34 2019-08-06

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protecti...
16:51 2019-08-04

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
21:51 2019-07-31

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent higher than in other countries, a new study shows....
17:51 2019-07-31

Countries promise more aggressive action at U.N. climate summit, but is it enough? At least 65 countries have now indicated that they intend to strengthen their commitments they made under the 2015 Paris agreement by the end of next year....
06:00 2019-09-24

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Cardinal Red launched in select countries Samsung recently introduced the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and S10+, but rumor has it, a Galaxy S10e of the same color might be released on the market as well. If you haven't yet bought Samsung's newest ...
10:00 2019-06-06

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's spate of tariff announcements, it also lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
15:01 2019-06-19

Mexico says U.S. migration deal could draw in other Latam countries Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into their efforts, Mexico's ...
21:51 2019-06-10

Google Maps now shows speed limits in more than 40 countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple of Google Maps in more than 40 countries around t...
02:00 2019-05-31

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterat...
13:34 2019-06-29

EU, South American Countries Reach Agreement on Trade The European Union and South America’s Mercosur customs union clinched a deal that forges a trade bloc of 780 million people after 20 years of contentious negotiations....
03:51 2019-06-29

Italy says migrants on German rescue ship to be taken in by EU countries German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has been in a tense standoff with Italian immigration authorities over dozens of rescued migrants. Italy says EU countries have offered to take in some of the 40 migrant...
03:00 2019-06-29

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Faceboo...
04:34 2019-06-10

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Gro...
22:51 2019-06-09

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
21:51 2019-06-20

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can play now. Niantic's augmented reality sorcery...
03:17 2019-06-23

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirme...
18:17 2019-06-04

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced...
21:34 2019-06-21

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines According to a survey on public attitudes, the French have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, with 33% saying immunization is unsafe. The skepticism for vaccines is generally high in other develo...
14:00 2019-06-19

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:00 2019-06-15

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major p...
18:51 2019-05-28

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries...
23:17 2019-05-21

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. ...
01:00 2019-06-13

Botswana Decriminalized Homosexuality. Here’s How Other African Countries Compare. Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
23:17 2019-06-11

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
01:34 2019-05-29

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
13:17 2019-05-29

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
04:17 2019-06-17

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on...
19:17 2019-05-21

Protect yourself from patent litigation What can automakers and suppliers do to protect themselves as the rate of patent litigation increases in the auto sector? A lot, if they're proactive....
14:34 2019-09-23

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
19:17 2019-05-31

Zoo 4 You: Protect the Pride Campaign Since the release of the original Lion King film, 25 years ago the world has lost half of Africa’s lions. Reid Park Zoo has joined the protect the pride campaign to help bring the lions back, Ne...
07:00 2019-07-10

How to Protect Yourself From Overdraft Fees Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown are reintroducing a 2018 bill to put an end to banking overdraft fees, Vox reported this week. The Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act would prohibit banks from impo...
00:34 2019-05-24

How to protect yourself online in 2019 It’s been a whole year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. Yet the changes it brought continue to be vitally important. Why? Because it raised the standards fo...
12:51 2019-06-06

How to Protect Yourself From Gas Pump Skimmers Hello summer road-trippers! Here’s some bad news. It appears that gas-pump skimming has increased, according to a new report from CompareCards. Twenty-three percent of American drivers think they’ve b...
18:51 2019-06-21

How can Germany better protect its synagogues? A wooden door was all that stood between worshippers and a neo-Nazi terrorist bloodbath at a German synagogue on Judaism's holiest day. Leaders of Germany's Jewish community are asking for better prot...
08:17 2019-10-11

Here’s how algorithms can protect us against deepfakes Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international ...
16:51 2019-07-13

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
13:00 2019-05-22

Gun violence in America prompts more countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
06:00 2019-08-08

Illegal immigrants from 52 countries crossed US-Mexico border this year The U.S. Border Patrol chief testified Thursday that migrants from 52 countries have illegally crossed the border this year as she described an agency “overwhelmed on a daily basis” by the escalating ...
22:17 2019-06-20

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the country's energy sector, ...
05:34 2019-09-23

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countrie...
14:51 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according ...
15:51 2019-07-10

PM Invites Countries To Join Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Coalition Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited UN member states to join the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure being launched by India, as he presented the country's "practical approach.....
20:00 2019-09-23

Latin countries sanction Venezuela government with rarely used treaty With the backing of the United States, more than 15 Latin American countries voted to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, in a renewed push to force President Nicolas Maduro from the count...
06:00 2019-09-24

Oracle to hire 2,000 workers to expand cloud business to more countries Oracle Corp plans to hire nearly 2,000 additional workers as part of an aggressive plan to roll out its cloud computing services to more locations around the world, its cloud chief told Reuters on Mon...
04:51 2019-10-08

Eight EU countries call on Timmermans to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% Eight European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming top climate official, Frans Timmermans, to raise the EU's carbon dioxide reduction target for 2030 to 55% from 40%....
10:17 2019-10-08

Mexico says U.S. migration deal could draw in other Latin American countries MEXICO CITY — Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict migration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into their efforts, Mexic...
01:34 2019-06-11

‘Massive’ Power Failure Hits at Least 2 Latin American Countries An energy company in the region said that a “massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power.”...
14:00 2019-06-16

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
09:34 2019-06-13

Countries urged to make ‘digital world’ safer for children Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying, recruitment by extremist gr...
12:00 2019-10-02

US beef exports could increase if Trump signs deal with EU countries President Trump will announce a deal Friday to sell more American beef to EU countries, economic adviser Larry Kudlow said — a win for the administration as the trade war with China intensifies. “Amer...
01:17 2019-08-03

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on......
13:17 2019-07-18

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political tension between the neighboring countriesWhen Andy R...
15:34 2019-06-09

Foreign countries warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
20:34 2019-08-06

First-ever WHO global report on epilepsy highlights care gap in poorer countries More than seven in 10 people with epilepsy in developing countries are not getting the low-cost care they need, and UN health experts said on Thursday this could lead to a “significantly higher” risk ...
21:17 2019-06-20

Latin American countries sanction cronies of Venezuela’s Maduro U.S. officials are using the big annual United Nations gathering to pressure President Nicolás Maduro, aiming to further isolate his socialist government and oust him from power....
06:00 2019-09-24

Trump Goes Full Racist and Tells Congresswomen to Go Back to Their Own Countries What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupyin...
17:34 2019-07-14

Tinder Lite brings the dating app to countries with limited data Tinder is finally ready to take the wraps off its lightweight dating app. The company has formally unveiled Tinder Lite for Android, a version of the service designed for areas with limited data and ...
21:34 2019-07-10

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries no...
09:00 2019-07-06

Gujarat Women On Biking Expedition To 25 Countries Have A Strong Message Dr Sarita Mehta, founder of "Biking Queen", will start the biking expedition from Varanasi. She will be joined by Jinal Shah, a housewife, and Rutali Patel, a student....
18:34 2019-05-31

North Korea: Weapons like ‘active volcano’ that could set countries ‘on fire’ North Korea is promoting its latest weapons in state media, while slamming a statement from members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
23:00 2019-08-29

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Masters is No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries Pokémon Masters launched today, and the mobile game has become a fast hit. The Pokémon app is already No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries.Read More...
08:34 2019-08-30

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the European Union are especially high in this year’...
09:51 2019-05-25

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new an...
10:00 2019-07-04

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect...
13:34 2019-06-29

US-China tensions are threatening an undersea internet cable between the two countries In yet another byproduct of continued tensions between the US and China, a national security review is reportedly scrutinizing an undersea internet cable between the US and China that’s supporte...
17:00 2019-08-29

China and Russia top Apple’s list of countries demanding app takedowns Nearly a dozen countries demanded that Apple remove allegedly illicit apps from the App Store during the second half of last year, and it largely complied.Read More...
18:17 2019-07-03

190 Countries Adopt Delhi Declaration On Climate Change At UN Meet The world needs to consider land-based solutions for climate action and biodiversity to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, said the Delhi Declaration adopted by over 190 countries on....
02:34 2019-09-14

Biden says he would withhold foreign aid if countries discriminate against LGBTQ people Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as he joined eight other Democratic pre...
11:51 2019-10-11

Kosovo jails six for plans to attack NATO troops, other countries A court in Kosovo said it had jailed six people, including a woman, for terms ranging from one to 10 years, for planning attacks on NATO troops and the public in Kosovo, Belgium and France....
09:34 2019-09-05

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used ...
20:34 2019-07-03

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and sup...
10:17 2019-05-30

Countries vote to ban trade in endangered otters coveted as pets Two species to be classed as most at risk after ownership craze fuelled by social mediaA trade ban is looming for two endangered otter species after 100 countries voted to increase protections followi...
22:34 2019-08-26

Women from low-income countries slapped, mocked during childbirth: study JOHANNESBURG — A new report says more than one-third of women in four low-income countries in Africa and Asia were slapped, mocked, forcibly treated or otherwise abused during childbirth in health cen...
15:51 2019-10-09

G7 Countries Commit $40 Million to Help Fight Amazon Rainforest Wildfires (PORTO VELHO, Brazil) — The Group of Seven nations on Monday pledged tens of millions of dollars to help fight raging wildfires in the Amazon and protect its rainforest, even as Brazilian Presid...
06:00 2019-08-27

G7 Countries Commit $20 Million to Help Fight Amazon Rainforest Wildfires BIARRITZ, France — G-7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20 million fund to help Amazon countries fight wildfires and launch a long-term global initiative to protect the rainforest. The ann...
22:34 2019-08-26

White Sox go step further to protect fans from getting hit CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting Monday night against the Miami Marlins. The extra net...
06:34 2019-07-23

How to Protect Your Free Time From Other People Most of us have very little unscheduled time in our days—and it’s hard to keep that time unscheduled. For every precious free evening we hope to put towards finally reading that book, cleaning that c...
17:51 2019-07-10

The Committee to Protect Journalists Is Unionizing Over the past two years, digital media has seen a groundswell of organizing efforts across the industry. Today, the staff of one of the non-profits at the forefront of defending those outlets’ rights—...
16:17 2019-07-17

Protect yourself: How to choose the right two-factor authenticator app The single most important security precaution you can take with important online accounts is to enable a mobile device as a secondary identity factor. Which authenticator app should you choose? The co...
18:17 2019-08-05

5 ways to protect your child online Modern gadgets are so easy to use, so powerful, and so attractive to young eyes, that it's difficult to police a child's digital life.        ...
23:00 2019-06-06

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
22:51 2019-05-21

Biles to USA Gymnastics: 'You had one job and you couldn't protect us' Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles spoke to reporters Wednesday about her struggle to continue practicing her sport for an organization that did not protect her -- and many others -- from La...
02:00 2019-08-10

These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart Do common dietary interventions and nutritional supplements really help protect against cardiovascular events? A new meta-analysis answers in the negative....
14:34 2019-07-09

How to Pick Sunglasses That Actually Protect Your Eyes Sunglasses are one of the few items that can simultaneously help protect your health and serve as a stylish accessory. As tempting as it is to buy a pair based solely on how cool they make you look, i...
11:00 2019-07-03

Red wine in moderation may protect gut health An observational study finds that people who drink red wine regularly but in moderation have healthier, more diverse gut microbiotas than those who don't....
23:00 2019-08-30

Ransomware: 11 steps you should take to protect against disaster Falling victim to ransomware could put your vital business or personal data at risk of being lost forever. These steps can help bolster your defences....
16:51 2019-09-18

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each day....
17:34 2019-06-01

Fat in soil bacteria may protect against stress The discovery of an anti-inflammatory, stress-protective fatty acid in a soil bacterium sheds light on why contact with dirt can be good for our health....
19:17 2019-05-31

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
23:34 2019-07-07

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:00 2019-05-26

Fiji PM: 'insulting' Scott Morrison causing rift with Pacific countries Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prim...
20:34 2019-08-16

Malaysia leader: Wealthy countries dumping trash here is ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO — The practice of advanced countries such as the US, Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathi...
21:17 2019-05-30

"Oceans Are Rising": Students Lead Global Climate Strike Across Countries Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt......
12:51 2019-09-20

Explain To Developing Countries: Putin Criticises Greta Thunberg's Speech Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday dismissed environmental activist Greta Thunberg as a kind but poorly informed teenager manipulated into making unrealistic demands in her United Nations.....
20:34 2019-10-02

Amazon countries to seek deal on forest protection at Colombia summit Leaders from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana and Peru and Suriname have begun discussion of possible regional measures to protect the Amazon at a Friday summit, amid recent fires which burn...
22:34 2019-09-06

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
13:34 2019-05-28

Countries Agree to Limit Sale of Wild Elephants From Zimbabwe and Botswana (GENEVA) — Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, to the delight of conservationists but the dismay of some of the African count...
00:00 2019-08-28

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on W...
17:17 2019-05-21

Countries must triple climate emission cut targets to limit global heating to 2C United in Science report ahead of UN summit says climate is changing faster than forecast, and current plans would lead to ‘catastrophic’ global temperature rise An assessment backed by the world’s m...
12:00 2019-09-23

Japan Is Among the World’s Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man sprayed sprayed an...
14:51 2019-07-19

Daily on Healthcare: Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:34 2019-07-19

Thomas Cook's collapse may result in thousands of layoffs. Here's what it's like to get fired in the UK and 6 other countries. REUTERS/Joshua Lott UK-based travel firm Thomas Cook announced bankruptcy Monday, leaving 600,000 passengers stranded and thousands without jobs. When Americans get laid off, employers give them jus...
23:00 2019-09-25

What is it like to report news from other countries? Emma Graham-Harrison tells us about her role The Guardian’s foreign affairs correspondent explains why it is so important that journalists have the freedom to do their job all over the world. Continue reading......
16:00 2019-08-20

Coinbase’s crypto debit card launches in 6 more EU countries, despite user problems Following its launch in the UK in April, Coinbase is rolling out its cryptocurrency debit card to more European countries, despite users reporting numerous problems. The cryptocurrency exchange will b...
13:34 2019-06-12

Freed from elevator, Pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals from the periphery of the church, some of whom have w...
22:00 2019-09-01

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
13:00 2019-05-28

Why Chiara Sacchi Filed a Landmark Climate Complaint Against Five Countries—Including Her Own World leaders didn’t exactly act with urgency at this week’s United Nations Climate Action Summit, but a group of children sure did. Sixteen youth filed an unprecedented complaint against five G20 cou...
01:34 2019-09-27

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
19:17 2019-07-24

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the reg...
12:00 2019-08-29

Countries must triple climate emissions targets to limit global heating to 2C United in Science report ahead of UN summit says climate is changing faster than forecast, and current plans would lead to ‘catastrophic’ global temperature rise An assessment backed by the world’s m...
02:34 2019-09-23

Pope Francis scolds countries that produce weapons but refuse refugees VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday scolded countries that produce weapons for wars fought elsewhere and then refuse to take in refugees fleeing the very same conflicts. The 82-year-old Argent...
22:34 2019-09-30

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, critic...
18:51 2019-07-03

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he said, Border Patrol lacks the resources to deal with...
23:17 2019-06-21

The top 30 countries in the world to work, make friends, and raise a family in 2019 Shutterstock More than 20,000 expats living in 187 countries and regions rated various aspects of their lives away from home for InterNations, an expat network based in Germany. They were asked quest...
14:00 2019-10-05

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the wo...
18:51 2019-06-30

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon...
03:34 2019-06-21

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with House Democrat leaders, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that several unnamed progressive co...
20:17 2019-07-14

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free-trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for almost 20 years....
21:51 2019-06-28

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abort...
11:34 2019-06-28

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
17:34 2019-07-04

Countries back plan to create 'free flow' of data across borders It might become easier to shuttle data across borders in the future. A total of 24 countries have signed a statement supporting the Osaka Track, a plan from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that wou...
03:34 2019-06-30

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has f...
17:34 2019-07-12

HPV vaccine 'offers chance' of wiping out cervical cancer in rich countries Study shows vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may be possible within decades, say experts, following ...
19:17 2019-06-27

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
15:17 2019-05-31

Study reveals safest countries to survive an extreme global pandemic New Zealand, Australia, and Iceland could act as islands of refuge for humankind in the event of a catastrophe, according to a new paper from researchers published in the international journal Risk An...
07:00 2019-10-04

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of ha...
21:51 2019-07-09

Carrie Symonds says politicians have 'gigantic responsibility' to the environment in first public speech since No10 move Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds has said he and other politicians have a "gigantic responsibility to make the right decisions" over the environmental crisis, in her first public speech since mo...
03:34 2019-08-17

Doordash's Latest Data Breach: How to Protect Yourself Doordash is the latest of the “services you probably use, or at least have an account with” companies to suffer a large data breach. And while your passwords likely haven’t been compromised, it’s poss...
23:34 2019-09-27

Capital One data breach fallout: How to protect yourself You can stop companies from sharing your credit history with a few clicks. Other tips: check bank statements, and change passwords immediately.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

Germany: 'Meat tax' on the table to protect the climate Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposals aimed at climate protection and animal welfare....
08:00 2019-08-08

Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in po...
05:51 2019-06-22

Moderate leaders try to protect Italy - from their own government Italy's prime minister and economy minister have formed an unofficial alliance with the president to prevent the euro zone's third-largest economy being dragged into financial crisis by its ruling par...
13:00 2019-06-07

England’s national parks ‘must do more to protect nature’ Review also urges parks and beauty spots to increase appeal to minority ethnic visitorsNational parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty have not done enough to protect nature or welcome diverse ...
12:17 2019-09-21

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in prom...
04:34 2019-05-22

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell proje...
03:34 2019-08-17

PM's First Decision In New Term "Dedicated To Those Who Protect India" In the first decision of his second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today cleared big changes in a scholarship scheme for children of soldiers killed in the line of duty. The scheme will now......
16:17 2019-05-31