Despite Saudi promises to mitigate climate change, the Kingdom thwarts international efforts at collaboration.
Britain will deploy almost 200 military tanker personnel, 100 of whom are drivers, from Monday to assist with fuel deliveries to gas stations and help address a shortage of heavy goods vehicle drivers, the government says.
Government will allow up to 5,000 foreign drivers into the country on short-term visas, a measure that logistics companies and retailers have demanded for months but experts estimate a shortfall of around 100,000 heavy goods vehicle drivers.
Nine member countries have written to the European Commission, saying the current CO2 standards need a "significant strengthening", and the EU must also bolster charging and refuelling infrastructure for zero-emission vehicles.
A policeman was killed in the western city of Kermanhshah in a clash with armed "rioters", the second confirmed death since protests erupted across Iran.
Governments around the world believe the policies of banning fossil usage are necessary to improve air quality and reduce the risk to the environment.
Nigeria faces fuel shortages after slump in oil revenues, angry motorists queue overnight at petrol stations.
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