The UN women’s agency kicks off 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, targeting the often-unpunished crime of rape that afflicts women and girls in every country and has been used as a weapon in conflicts.
"There is no sign of a slowdown, let alone a decline, in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, despite all the commitments under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change," WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas, said.
The ride-hailing company has vowed to appeal the decision, calling it “extraordinary and wrong.” The company, which has 21 days to file an appeal, can continue operating while the appeals process is under way.
Officials declared a state of emergency and said a compulsory immunisation programme was making progress, with more than 17,000 people vaccinated in the past five days.
Credited with laying the groundwork for the web – the universe of multimedia webpages accessible via the internet – in 1989, the computer scientist has since last year been developing the so-called Contract for the Web.
The Mediterranean resort city of Antalya hosts over 5.5 million tourists from Russia, 2.5 million from Germany in the first 10 months of 2019.
The 73 migrants were picked up from a packed rubber dinghy drifting about 50 miles off Libya on Wednesday night.
The zoological park in Saint-Martin-la-Plaine said a man discovered the endangered furry mammal in his garden.
While France has a progressive reputation and pushes for women’s rights around the world, it has among the highest rates in Europe of domestic violence.
At the age of 98, doctor Christian Chenay is still working and opens his surgery in the Paris suburbs two mornings a week for patients, some of whom he has treated for decades.
International Organization for Migration says another 90 migrants were intercepted by the Libyan coast guards.
At the unveiling of the all-electric battery-powered Cybertruck, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk dared an assistant to throw a steel ball bearing at the vehicle - only to see the armoured glass smash. A second such attempt produced even worse result.
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