A man died in Paris after his electric scooter collided with a truck, sources said on Tuesday, the first such fatality involving the increasingly popular devices in the French capital as concern grows over their safety.
A new stamp issue, which gives audiences a new perspective on Grytviken, was released in May, reports the latest edition of the South Georgia Newsletter. A hundred years ago, commercial whaling came to South Georgia. Carl Larsen pioneered shore-based facilities to process their catch.
FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva hailed the more than 100 countries that are committed to combating unsustainable and illegal fishing, calling the rapid international adoption of the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing a fantastic achievement.
Thousands of furious Venetians have marched in protest against large ships dubbed “sea monsters” clogging the city’s narrow waterways and destroying the lives of locals. An estimated 5.000 people took to the docks near Venice’s famous San Marco square to protest “bison of the sea” dominating the lagoon city that is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Oil prices tumbled 4% on Wednesday to their lowest settlements in nearly five months, weakened by another unexpected rise in U.S. crude stockpiles and by a dimming outlook for global oil demand.
The Brazilian economy’s ability to emerge from its current funk and return to “more robust” levels of growth largely hinges on the approval and implementation of fiscal reforms, the central bank’s deputy governor said in London.
The US Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack US government computers and violated an espionage law, Britain has confirmed.
At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday.
Ecuador's highest court on Wednesday approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country. The Constitutional Court said same-sex marriage had been approved in a five-to-four vote of its nine judges in a closed hearing.
“This year we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the attack on the headquarters of the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires”.