Construction of a new four-lane highway through Red Cliffs National Conservation Area would violate environmental laws and put the tortoise and several other species at risk, a coalition of conservation groups says.
A Guardian report highlights Qatar's failure to protect its 2 million migrant workers or to look into the causes behind high death rates among workers.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extended lockdown until May 3, but said there may be some easing of restrictions on people's movement after one week to help daily wage earners and agricultural workers.
Twelve years after the Genoa bridge was built, the Riccardo Morandi man who designed it warned in 1979 that there were problems and that it would require ongoing maintenance.
The mud-brick houses of Harran used to protect many from the harsh sun. But they were gradually abandoned, along with traditional ways of making the structures.
The hidden tunnels first opened in 1927 and were used to carry post, but will now become a tourist attraction.
China seeks to increase ties in the ex-Soviet Central Asia region which Russia has traditionally viewed as its backyard.
China began construction on a logistics base in strategically located Djibouti last year, which will resupply naval vessels taking part in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions off the coasts of Yemen and Somalia.
Around 27 people injured at the party, where hundreds were in attendance, in Bharatpur, Rajasthan state.
At least 36 people were killed when the building crumbled on Friday night following days of heavy rain.
Helicopter ferrying passengers from Norwegian oil platform crashes in North Sea, killing all 13 people on board.
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