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Major fire at Delhi landfill as India swelters

New Delhi was sweltered through a heat wave on Wednesday as smoke billowed out from a large fire at a rubbish dump. Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned of the prospect of more fires as the mercury cl...

Results of Taiwan ocean-cleaning “Project Blue” released on Earth Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The environmental protection results of “Project Blue,” which aims to clean marine debris from beaches and the ocean, were released at a press conference on Fr...

Mexico finds 17 bodies buried in backyards, patios

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Volunteer searchers in northern Mexico led authorities to a series of grisly finds: 17 bodies or skeletal remains buried in the backyards and patios of houses in a low-income housin...

Mexico finds 11 bodies in clandestine pits near US border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico say volunteer searchers have found 11 bodies in clandestine burial pits just a few miles from the U.S. border. The government of So...

maribus launches the new World Ocean Review: Communicating the latest marine knowledge

KIEL/HAMBURG/BERLIN, GERMANY - Newsaktuell - 19 January 2022 - More than ten years after the first edition of the World Ocean Review (WOR), maribus gGmbH and their scientific partners, the German Mari...

Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump

PALLAKKADU, Sri Lanka (AP) — Conservationists and veterinarians are warning that plastic waste in an open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka is killing elephants in the region, after two more were found de...

Justice elusive 7 years after students abducted in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Several hundred students and political activists marched through downtown Mexico City on Sunday to demand authorities find out what happened to 43 teacher’s college students who dis...

Chaos reigned in wake of Haitian president's assassination

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The attackers raided the private compound of Haiti's president before dawn, yelling “DEA operation!” and wielding high-caliber weapons. They tied up a maid and houseboy an...

Report: Witness implicates Mexico's army in abduction of 43

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New testimony by a cooperating witness directly implicates Mexico's army in the disappearance of 43 college students in a 2014 incident that continues to haunt the country, accordin...

Bosnia: Evacuation of squalid Lipa migrant camp in doubt

After enduring days of snow in squalid conditions, migrants began evacuating from the Lipa camp in Bosnia-Herzegovina on Tuesday. Local media reported that groups of them boarded buses and were waiti...

Bosnia: Authorities evict hundreds from UN-run migrant camp

Bosnian authorities on Wednesday evicted hundreds of people from a United Nations-run migrant camp in the country's northwestern Krajina region, the Associated Press and UN officials reported. A ...

Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in abduction probe

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has issued 25 arrest warrants for those who carried out and knew about the abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014, including for the first time members of the mi...

Parents of missing Mexico students want answers 6 years on

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Families of 43 students who were kidnapped in southern Mexico on Sept. 26, 2014 are still demanding answers about their sons' whereabouts as the sixth anniversary of the crime appro...

Man pleads guilty to poaching black bear on reservation

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man accused of shooting a 700-pound black bear on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota and removing its head pleaded guilty Thursday, although his lawyer alleges that ...

Mexico identifies remains of one more of missing 43 students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities said Tuesday they have identified the remains of a second of the 43 students who disappeared in September 2014. Omar Gómez Trejo, head of the s...