India's communication blockade on the back of its revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's autonomous status has forced several journalists into odd jobs.
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of thousands of protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business leaders to combat the climate crisis.
Low growth, rising population, drought and floods have contributed to worsening food insecurity in the region.
Australia’s most populous state was paralysed by “catastrophic” fire conditions amid soaring temperatures, while one person died as wildfires also ravaged the country’s southeast.
Homelessness has increased 23 percent in the UK due to unaffordable rents and a lack of government action.
Regulation by China's cyberspace authority says that providers and users of online video news and audio services are "not allowed" to use new technologies such as deep learning and virtual reality to create, distribute and broadcast "fake news".
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 French secularism that has marginalised many in the Jewish community is now working overtime to do the same to French Muslims.
The forum was organised by the Azerbaijan Caucasus Muslims Administration at the Baku Congress Centre.
With the size of a family tied to social status and growing infertility - not to mention politicians keen to win support by offering couples what they most desire - IVF has become big business in the Gaza Strip.
Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria are the only countries in the world, where polio is endemic. And in contrast to recent years of gradual improvement, this year there have been at least 72 cases of polio in Pakistan after only eight in 2018.
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