Taiwan has said 149 sorties by Chinese air force planes into its air defense zone in recent days are dangerous for regional stability. The increased military activity has also drawn international concern.
An earlier than usual start to the wildfire season comes after extreme heat affected the region. Unhealthy air quality has been recorded as far away as New York City.
Sotheby's is holding its first ever sneakers auction, with lots including a pair of Nike Air Jordans worn by basketball legend Michael Jordan in his rookie season. They're estimated to sell for between 100,000 and 150,000 Swiss francs (109,500-164,000 US dollars).
Humans have destroyed about two-thirds of the world's original tropical rainforest and in the process destroying the natural buffer against climate change. This is affecting human livability and maybe pushing it beyond its limit.
Zamfara Abduction: Air, ground troops to be deployed to the forest - Police
A court in Bavaria has ruled that the state government overstepped its bounds by outlawing the consumption of alcohol in all public places as part of efforts to contain COVID-19. It rejected several other appeals.
30 Nov 2020
Here is what we know about the Israeli IWI Tavor weapon which is the known, favoured ammunition of the DSS that killed Ifeanyi Okereke, the Abuja vendor.
2 Sep 2020
Philip Aakesson, Country Manager, Tavelstart Nigeria, and Bukky Akomolafe, Commercial Manager, Travelstart Nigeria talk about the coronavirus pandemic and the future of air travel.
6 May 2020
The Philippines' top broadcaster ABS-CBN was forced off air on Tuesday over a stalled operating license renewal, drawing fresh accusations that the authorities are cracking down on press freedom. Rights and press freedom groups said the shutdown order was an assault on the right to free speech, as the conglomerate broadcasts news coverage watched by millions daily.
3 Mar 2020
Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupts, shooting a massive ash cloud some 6,000 metres (20,000 feet) in the air.
5 Jan 2019
Can we afford to suck carbon dioxide out of the air?