City administration of the capital of Qatar, Doha, began painting city roads in blue, as part of a pilot project to combat the effects of extreme heat. Qatar is scheduled to host the 2022 World Cup.
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he has spoken with Apple's chief executive Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung.
Hundreds of women demanding protection from Mexico City's police force took to the streets after a number of high-profile sexual assault cases involving serving officers. To shouts of I do believe you! and My friends protect me, you don't, the initially peaceful rally ended with some participants lighting a fire on the second floor of a police building and vandalizing a bus station.
China's Ganfeng Lithium , said on Sunday it had completed a US$ 160 million deal to raise its stake in the Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine project in the northern province of Jujuy, Argentina to 50%.
China’s State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighboring Hong Kong and Macau. The directive comes as anti-government protests in Hong Kong threaten the status of the Asian financial hub.
In an advance of a book to be launched this week, “The Mountbattens”, Lives & Loves”, author Andrew Lownie reveals how the Queen, in 1968, talked Lord Mountbatten out of leading a plot to overthrow the Labor government, then headed by Harold Wilson.
Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, is scheduled to make its maiden voyage to Antarctica in 2020-21. Two captains have already been named to lead the alternating crews operating the new vessel. They are Captain Scott Laughlin and Falkland Islander Captain Paul Clarke, both with experienced track records working in the Southern Ocean.
The consequences for the British fishing industry on Day 1 of Brexit have been given ample coverage in the UK media following a government document allegedly leaked on purpose. According to the document, clashes would place immediate strain on maritime agencies, with nearly 300 foreign boats fishing illegally on day one of Brexit.
The nature of how organizations capture and store the public's biometric data, such as fingerprints and images of faces, came under renewed scrutiny in Britain by security experts and regulators.
The Iranian ship held by Gibraltar since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria has left port. Marine tracking shows the tanker moving east into the Mediterranean and lists Kalamata in Greece as the destination.