EU carbon tax more about political wrangling than tackling climate change, analysts tell RT

EU carbon tax more about political wrangling than tackling climate change, analysts tell RT

The new European Commission president has been trying to make fighting climate change the hallmark of her presidency. However, her ... Read More

Philippine volcano alert lowered, thousands can return home

Philippine volcano alert lowered, thousands can return home

Some villagers may be able to return to their homes after the Philippines lowered the alert level for Taal volcano, ... Read More

India reviews readiness to deal with pandemic amid growing concerns over China coronavirus outbreak

India reviews readiness to deal with pandemic amid growing concerns over China coronavirus outbreak

Top Indian government officials have reviewed the safeguards already in place and potential crisis response measures, in case the rapidly ... Read More

Australians open wallets, hearts for fire-ravaged communities

Australians open wallets, hearts for fire-ravaged communities

Australians have opened their wallets and hearts amid the country's devastating bush fires Melbourne, Australia - This year, as fires ... Read More

China virus death toll rises to 56, with nearly 2,000 infected

China virus death toll rises to 56, with nearly 2,000 infected

A medical worker attends to a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of ... Read More

China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

The death toll in the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has risen to 56 state media said on Sunday, as ... Read More

China outbreak death toll rises to 56, with nearly 2,000 infected nationwide & more cases confirmed abroad

China outbreak death toll rises to 56, with nearly 2,000 infected nationwide & more cases confirmed abroad

The death toll from 2019-nCoV virus outbreak in China has reached 56, with hundreds of new infections detected nationwide, despite ... Read More

Canada confirms 1st ‘presumptive case’ of coronavirus in Toronto

Canada confirms 1st ‘presumptive case’ of coronavirus in Toronto

Ontario health officials have announced that a “presumptive case” of coronavirus has been confirmed at Toronto’s Sunnybrook hospital, as the ... Read More

Triumph of Tutberidze: Russian female figure skaters sweep the podium at 2020 European Championship (VIDEO)

Triumph of Tutberidze: Russian female figure skaters sweep the podium at 2020 European Championship (VIDEO)

Russia’s renowned coach Eteri Tutberidze has celebrated yet another international triumph after three of her skaters swept the podium at ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  ANA boosts long-haul flying from Tokyo Haneda Airport

Breaking Travel News: ANA boosts long-haul flying from Tokyo Haneda Airport

All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced that it will be launching new Tokyo-Istanbul service on July 6. New Istanbul flight will ... Read More

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel’: Netanyahu to join Trump – but no Palestinians – to unveil ‘deal of the century’

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel’: Netanyahu to join Trump – but no Palestinians – to unveil ‘deal of the century’

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are to meet US President Donald Trump to finally unveil the ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  What to Wear When How

Breaking Travel News: What to Wear When How

Many knew there were rules and guidelines for women executives that extended beyond the roles of leaders and managers. We ... Read More

Torrential rains, floods kill dozens in Madagascar

Torrential rains, floods kill dozens in Madagascar

At least 31 people have died in Madagascar after a week of heavy rains in the country's northwest, officials said ... Read More

Gantz, Netanyahu’s election rival, to meet Trump on peace plan

Gantz, Netanyahu’s election rival, to meet Trump on peace plan

Israel's PM Netanyahu is also traveling to Washington to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East. Read More

Breaking Travel News:  Chinese outbound tourism and coronavirus outbreak

Breaking Travel News: Chinese outbound tourism and coronavirus outbreak

Professor Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt FRGS FRAS, CEO of the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute ( COTRI), issued the following ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  22 people killed in devastating Turkey earthquake

Breaking Travel News: 22 people killed in devastating Turkey earthquake

At least 22 people were killed in a devastating 6.8 earthquake that struck Turkey’s province of Elazig on Friday. The ... Read More

'Setien out' trends after new Barca boss suffers defeat in just third game in charge

'Setien out' trends after new Barca boss suffers defeat in just third game in charge

If new Barcelona boss Quique Setien wasn't aware of the size of the task in front of him at the ... Read More

Impeachment trial: What did Trump's defence team argue?

Impeachment trial: What did Trump's defence team argue?

This still image taken from a US Senate webcast shows Counsel to the President Jay Sekulow speaking in the Senate ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  US and France to evacuate citizens from quarantined Wuhan

Breaking Travel News: US and France to evacuate citizens from quarantined Wuhan

The Consulate General of France in the Chinese city of Wuhan plans to organize a bus service to evacuate French ... Read More

Yemen rebels advance as loyalists beat 'tactical' retreat

Yemen rebels advance as loyalists beat 'tactical' retreat

The Houthi advance came despite extensive air support for government forces from allies in Saudi-led coalition Houthi rebels have gained ... Read More

Iran condemns 'inhumane' US treatment of its nationals

Iran condemns 'inhumane' US treatment of its nationals

Tensions have soared between Tehran and Washington since a US drone strike killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad on ... Read More

Trump impeachment trial day six: All the latest updates

Trump impeachment trial day six: All the latest updates

US President Donald Trump's impeachment defence team will kick off their first day of opening arguments on Saturday following three ... Read More

Limited internet restored in Kashmir, no access to social media

Limited internet restored in Kashmir, no access to social media

People queue outside an internet cafe set-up by the government in Budgam area of Indian-administered Kashmir Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - ... Read More

Why is Lebanon's Gebran Bassil so controversial?

Why is Lebanon's Gebran Bassil so controversial?

Bassil enjoys unwavering support from his Christian base, who see him as a shrewd hard worker and a protector of ... Read More

Impeachment trial: What to expect from Trump's defence team

Impeachment trial: What to expect from Trump's defence team

Trump listens as Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt speaks on proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act, at ... Read More

US orders charter flight to evacuate citizens and diplomats from virus-stricken Wuhan — report

US orders charter flight to evacuate citizens and diplomats from virus-stricken Wuhan — report

The United States is preparing to evacuate its diplomats and citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, according to a ... Read More

‘Grave situation’: Xi says China can ‘win the battle’ against coronavirus, but spread is ‘accelerating’

‘Grave situation’: Xi says China can ‘win the battle’ against coronavirus, but spread is ‘accelerating’

China’s President Xi Jinping has encouraged his nation to win over the deadly epidemic which has claimed 41 lives and ... Read More

Saudis ‘in talks to buy Newcastle United’ as crown prince eyes Premier League entry

Saudis ‘in talks to buy Newcastle United’ as crown prince eyes Premier League entry

The sovereign wealth fund controlled by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in talks to buy Premier League club ... Read More

Cyborg returns: Ex-UFC star Cris Cyborg chases ANOTHER world title as she makes Bellator bow against Julia Budd

Cyborg returns: Ex-UFC star Cris Cyborg chases ANOTHER world title as she makes Bellator bow against Julia Budd

After a run which saw her claim UFC gold before hitting the brick wall known as Amanda Nunes, Cris Cyborg ... Read More

Medvedev marches on: Russian ace cruises into Australian Open fourth round as he remains in hunt for first Grand Slam title

Medvedev marches on: Russian ace cruises into Australian Open fourth round as he remains in hunt for first Grand Slam title

Russian fourth seed Daniil Medvedev eased past home favorite Alexei Popyrin in straight sets to seal his spot in the ... Read More

Disaster for Europe: Iran blasts EU for buckling to Trump & acting like 'strong man' against Tehran

Disaster for Europe: Iran blasts EU for buckling to Trump & acting like 'strong man' against Tehran

Acquiescing to Washington's hardline stance on Tehran spells catastrophe for Europe, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has argued, warning ... Read More

US officer who shot down Iranian plane received a medal, while the man guilty for downing Ukraine's jet is IN JAIL– FM Zarif

US officer who shot down Iranian plane received a medal, while the man guilty for downing Ukraine's jet is IN JAIL– FM Zarif

Iran has imprisoned the army officer who fired a missile that killed 176 on board a Ukrainian jet, Mohammed Javad ... Read More

Anger as Ugandan activist cropped out of photo with white peers

Anger as Ugandan activist cropped out of photo with white peers

Following the backlash AP removed the photo and replaced it with one showing all the activists Social media users have ... Read More

Which countries have confirmed cases of new coronavirus?

Which countries have confirmed cases of new coronavirus?

Many airports have introduced screening measures on inbound flights from China A new strain of coronavirus is spreading around the ... Read More

India and Brazil sign over a DOZEN trade treaties as Bolsonaro makes first visit to New Delhi

India and Brazil sign over a DOZEN trade treaties as Bolsonaro makes first visit to New Delhi

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's first meeting with India's Narendra Modi appears to have boosted economic ties between the two emerging ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  Climate Neutral 2050 Aviation Moon-shot

Breaking Travel News: Climate Neutral 2050 Aviation Moon-shot

A moon-shot approach to 2050 zero-carbon air transport was proposed by SUN at the ongoing FITUR travel and tourism trade ... Read More

Ancient ‘Vampire’ star spied sucking the life out of celestial giant by NASA’s planet-hunting probe

Ancient ‘Vampire’ star spied sucking the life out of celestial giant by NASA’s planet-hunting probe

NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has witnessed the remains of an ancient star thirstily draining material from its giant celestial companion, ... Read More

A new global epidemic?

A new global epidemic?

China is reporting people with coronavirus outside the epicentre of the outbreak have now died. This, as health authorities around ... Read More

East Africa locust outbreak sparks calls for international help

East Africa locust outbreak sparks calls for international help

A man walks through a swarm of desert locusts flying over a grazing land in Lemasulani village, Samburu county, Kenya ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  Cyclone warning class II is in force in Mauritius

Breaking Travel News: Cyclone warning class II is in force in Mauritius

Visitors and the public in Mauritius is advised to maintain all preliminary precautions and a cyclone warning class 2 is ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  Chinese tourism: Coronavirus outbreak in China

Breaking Travel News: Chinese tourism: Coronavirus outbreak in China

Today is the 24th of January 2020, which is the Chúxì (除夕), the last day of the Earth Pig year ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  North Korea closes border : Coronavirus

Breaking Travel News: North Korea closes border : Coronavirus

Why did North Korea Close its Borders? –  North Korea has closed its borders for the prevention of the spread of ... Read More

What we know about Trump's Middle East peace plan

What we know about Trump's Middle East peace plan

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shaking hands United States President Donald Trump is expected to ... Read More

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak

Starbucks has shut down all shops and halted delivery services in China's Hubei Province, as health officials scramble to contain ... Read More

Breaking Travel News:  UNWTO recognizes ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’ at FITUR

Breaking Travel News: UNWTO recognizes ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’ at FITUR

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Fundación ONCE celebrated the best ‘Accessible Tourist Destinations’, at FITUR, the tourism trade fair ... Read More