Vast swarms of desert locusts are tearing through India’s northern state of Rajasthan, posing a severe threat to agriculture and livelihoods.
Its sting is very painful and potentially deadly. The Asian giant hornet has been spotted for the first time in the United States, where it threatens local bees and the farmers that depend on them.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe - inducing significant fears and uncertainties - there have been particularly devastating ramifications for Chinese nationals and those of East Asian descent who have been hit with a wave of racial discrimination and abuse.
Some described it as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' event.
Europeans, Iran to cross swords at nuclear talks
The European Union's proposed "carbon border tax" on imports could introduce uncertain and harmful factors to otherwise friendly cooperation in climate talks, an adviser to China's negotiating team at a United Nations conference said on Wednesday.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the second day of the alliance's 70th-anniversary summit would focus on burden-sharing and the rise of China after a tense opening.
As NATO's 70th-anniversary summit began on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump bashed his European allies at a joint press conference with Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
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France is said to be seriously considering enacting a mechanism in the 2015 nuclear treaty with Iran, which would lead to UN sanctions.
The tiny basement restaurant that hosted U.S. President Barack Obama and featured in the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" is not included in this year's Michelin guide to Tokyo because it no longer accepts reservations from the general public.
A German tourist has died and his Agentinian companion injured after triggering a suspected landmine during a hike in northern Myanmar.
Italy grants access to Spanish migrant rescue ship and will allow dozens of African migrants to disembark.
Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster
Save the Children said the disease killed more than 800,000 children last year and that it was a "forgotten global epidemic".
More than two million spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh.
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The Turkish president will meet his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in Washington DC next week.
Germany's defence minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Tuesday that it still hadn't ruled out whether to block Huawei from the country's 5G build-out.
Heiko Maas told reporters in Berlin that Huawei was a company dependent on the Chinese state, which meant Huawei was obliged to pass on information to the government there.
The French and Chinese presidents are set to sign an agreement that mentions the 'irreversibility' of the Paris climate accord, which comes just after the US said it filed paperwork to withdraw from the deal.
Hong Kong official deeply regrets civil servants taking part in protests
Two people are in a critical condition after a weekend of clashes between protesters and riot police in Hong Kong.
Jury selected in trial of British backpacker killed in New Zealand
Fans mingle, tension mounts ahead of World Cup final