Australia's highest court ruled last month that publishers can be held liable for public comments on online forums, a judgment that has pitted Facebook and news organisations against each other.
Scientists at The European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said the ozone hole is now bigger that the size of Antarctica.
This year’s fires have torn through 4.2 million hectares of Yakutia’s swampy coniferous taiga, sending enormous plumes of smoke as far as the North Pole.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged the action after the discovery last week of 215 children's bodies in unmarked graves in the former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.
The iceberg, roughly the shape of Manhattan and more than 70 times bigger”, sheared off from the frozen edge of Antarctica into the Weddell Sea, becoming the largest iceberg afloat.
Russian news reports have previously indicated that Alexey Navalny, who has been held in a maximum-security jail in Moscow, would likely be sent to a facility in western Russia.
Navalny, who called a World War II veteran and other people featured in a pro-Kremlin video last year as “corrupt stooges” and “traitors, has rejected the slander charges and described them as part of official efforts to disparage him.
Opposition leader Navalny’s dramatic return to Russia and his subsequent arrest have triggered a massive protest despite the below -50C temperatures. While 3000 people have been arrested, the public anger refuses to subside.
The contnent's first cases were reported at a permanently staffed research station, operated by Chile's army, near the tip of a peninsula in northernmost Antarctica, overlooking a bay often dotted with icebergs.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 76 million people around the world and claimed more than 1.6 million lives. Here are updates for December 20:
Store doors, walls, bridges, sidewalks and subway cars are canvases expressive street artists are using to colour New York.
The ship returned to the port of Bremerhaven after spending 389 days in the Arctic Sea collecting information on the effects of climate change.
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