The operation was carried out against a handful of what are now known to be hundreds of illegal Amazon mines in Brazil that have been catalogued for the first time in a study released on Monday.
At a joint conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras voiced his country’s interest to be part of the natural gas pipeline project, but pointed out EU's "double standards" were preventing it.
A Long March 3B rocket carrying a lunar probe blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province in southwestern China.
There were no immediate reports of damage from two earthquakes, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that waves had been "observed" and could reach up to three metres in height.
Some UK cafes and restaurants are banning avocados saying the high demand is harming farmers and land.
Negotiators from countries around the world are in Poland for the annual UN Climate Change Summit which runs until December 14.
The Pan-American Health Organization, the regional arm of the World Health Organization, signals a more than 30 percent spike in measles cases worldwide last year as compared with 2016.
The G20 meeting is annually hosted by different members. This year it is being held by Argentina, this is all you need to know about the meeting.
This is how an effort to convert an 'uncontacted' tribe on the North Sentinel Island could end up erasing an entire population.
NASA's InSight made its landing on Mars, after a six-month journey through space that covered more than 483 million kilometres.
NASA's spacecraft is about to touch down on Mars – and it's been so long since the last Martian landfall that Mars mania is gripping everybody. But what exactly is NASA doing on the 'red planet' now?
The fire, which broke out on November 8, is so far known to have killed 87 people although another 249 people remain unaccounted for.
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