A decade-long study, the first global review since 2005 and based on work by 300 experts, said the rate of discards was still high despite a decline from a peak in the late 1980s.
LONDON — Britain announced Monday that it will begin testing the fire safety of exterior cladding on schools, hospitals and private residential buildings after examinations of samples from dozens of public housing towers in recent days produced a 100 percent failure rate.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker Bob Corker Corker vows to block arms sales to Gulf countries amid Qatar crisis This week: Senate races toward ObamaCare repeal vote Policymakers forget duty to protect taxpayers from financial failures MORE (R-Tenn.) will block arms sales to Persian Gulf states until there’s a “better understanding” of how the Qatar crisis will be resolved, he said Monday.
Refugee claims are taking longer to be completed than at any time in the past five years, according to previously unpublished Immigration and Refugee Board data provided to Reuters. Those wait times are set to grow longer after the IRB in April allocated “up to half” of its 127 tribunal members to focus on old cases.
The Qinghai Province, located in Northwest China, has successfully run on 100 per cent renewable energy for seven continuous days, as part of a trial conducted by the State Grid Corporation of China.
MOSUL, Iraq People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city, and hoped the battle to recapture the remaining area would soon be over.
Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province.
Two lions who were rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru last year and transported to South African wild have been killed by poachers in Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary.
Leaders of the organization Defenders of the Land lead a march of several hundred indigenous people on a march through the streets of Toronto to bring attention to the plight of indigenous peoples in Canada two days prior to the opening of the G20 Summit on June 24, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
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Russia is reportedly recalling Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, the man who has emerged as a focal point in the FBI probe into Russia’s election meddling.
It sounded kind of far away when announced in 2013, but German renewable energy firm Ubitricity’s plan to convert street lamps to electric vehicle chargers is now underway in London, making it easy to plug in just about anywhere in the Hounslow borough of the city.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said in a statement on Sunday it had been calling on the government to review building fire-safety regulations since 2009 and warned in May that combustible external cladding on high rises could cause fire to spread.
CARACAS, Venezuela — The headquarters of the Venezuelan intelligence service is a vast pyramid-shaped edifice known as the Helicoide, a former shopping mall which now functions as an interrogation pen for political prisoners and protesters.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began its assault on Raqqa earlier this month after a long campaign to isolate Islamic State inside the city.
About half a million children born or raised in the UK will reportedly not gain automatic citizenship after Brexit.
If any more American political figures want to imperil their careers by having an undisclosed meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, they’ll soon need to travel to Russia to do so.