Unprecedented wildfires have forced half a million people to flee their homes in Oregon as unusually hot and dry weather fans flames across a number of western US states.
Turkey’s annual space and technology fair will end with a major event later this month in Gaziantep. But this time organisers have to also deal with COVID-19.
Hundreds of thousands have been displaced as the Nile river reached unprecedented levels.
A towering inferno at Beirut’s port has caused widespread panic in the Lebanese capital, just two days after another fire was put out at the site of an enormous explosion that killed nearly 200 people last month.
The panel discusses education disruption and wether education will go back to normality once the pandemic is over.
The World Wildlife Fund is warning of a huge drop in population sizes of fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians across the globe.
A police officer Aldo Oscar Pagano scaled a power pylon and threatened to jump during a protest demanding better pay and working conditions in Buenos Aires Province.
The alarm is intended to test out Germany’s warning systems and prepare the public for what to do in the event of a national emergency.
In late May several hundred German executives and their families who had been forced to leave China due to the pandemic were granted special permission to return to their workplaces there.
As the world deals with the pandemic, every major tech player has vastly increased earnings in the lockdown.
Several fires have mostly destroyed the Moria migrant camp, home to more than 12,000 asylum seekers.
Sudan is enduring some of the worst flooding in years, destroying dozens of villages.
Our ultimate goal is to eliminate hate on TikTok,” EMEA Head of Trust and Safety, Cormac Keenan said in a statement.
It might seem like a flight of fancy, but a Japanese firm says it is one step closer to making flying cars a reality after testing a drone-like prototype.
Lebanon is a country in crisis, the Beirut port explosion last month was the final straw.
Early on in the pandemic, Ecuador took the lead with the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths in Latin America.
It’s back-to-school time for much of the world. But the coronavirus has made returning to classes a challenge almost everywhere.
The world’s first hydrofoil electric speedboat has made a maiden appearance on Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne.
Medical school graduates and health workers have protested in Iraq’s capital over a shortage of equipment to tackle COVID-19 – and also a lack of jobs.
A group of Japanese suffering from COVID sadness have decided to freeze their bits to lift the gloom by braving the icy waters of a waterfall at the Buddhist temple of Izurusan Manganji in Tochigi Prefecture, as part of a centuries-old meditation method.
Environmental protesters returned to the streets of Europe’s capitals to continue a week of demonstrations that have seen many arrests.
India has the third highest total worldwide, behind the US and Brazil. Even so, restrictions in India have been eased as the government pushes to open up the economy.
A second survivor, Jay-nel Rosals, a Filipino deckhand, was rescued by Japan’s coastguard, after a ship carrying thousands of cattle from New Zealand sunk during stormy weather.
The United Nations Population Fund says there could be seven million unintended pregnancies during the global pandemic.
A community of forest dwellers in Kenya is struggling to survive after being evicted from its ancestral land.
Fire rages for a second day on the Panama-flagged ‘New Diamond’ tanker east of Sri Lanka.
Why are we suddenly struggling to communicate with this new accessory on?