All life on earth will eventually be affected as an increasingly warm and acidic ocean produces less oxygen, The Ocean Foundation President Mark J Spalding points out.
A 6.4-magnitude quake on the east coast of Taiwan has left two dead and 214 injured, the government said, after buildings crumbled and trapped people inside.
About 950 gold miners were stuck underground in South Africa on Thursday (Feb 1) after a power cut, the mine's owner said, though the workers were not reported to be in immediate danger.
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North Korea has abruptly cancelled a joint cultural performance with South Korea that was scheduled for Feb 4, blaming South Korean media for encouraging "insulting" public sentiment regarding the North, said South Korea's unification ministry said on Monday (Jan 29).
The United States announced on Monday (Jan 29) it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the US would come under much tougher scrutiny than in the past.
Afghanistan on Sunday (Jan 28) declared a day of national mourning as the toll for those killed by a huge bomb hidden in an ambulance in Kabul topped 100 people and tensions remained high after insurgents struck in the city for the second time in a week.
North Korea's participation at the next month's Winter Olympics will form an integral part of an opening ceremony that will highlight a key message of peace, Games organisers said on Tuesday (Jan 23).
After a gala opening set against spectacular snowfall, the World Economic Forum starts on Tuesday (January 23rd) basking in robust global growth but facing warnings that the world's have-nots are missing out more than ever.
A U.S. government shutdown enters its third day on Monday as Senate negotiators failed to reach agreement late on Sunday to restore federal spending authority and deal with demands from Democrats that young "Dreamers" be protected from deportation.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel on Sunday (January 21st) for a visit that will see him warmly welcomed by Israeli leaders but snubbed by the Palestinians, deeply angered by the White House's Jerusalem policy.
The two Koreas agreed on Wednesday (January 17th) to march together under a single flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony and field a united women's ice hockey team for the Games in a further sign of easing tensions on the peninsula.
The number of foreign arrivals to Thailand hit a record high of 3.5 million in December 2017, jumping 16 percent year on year.
Chinese ships scrambled on Monday (January 15th) to clean up a massive and expanding oil spill after an Iranian tanker sank off China, raising fears of devastating damage to marine life.
A plane with 168 people aboard skidded off a runway onto a seaside cliff after landing at an airport in northern Turkey at the weekend, but no one was injured in what one passenger called a "miracle".
Despite warnings about the negative impact from the upstream dams in the Mekong, China appears to be trying to rewrite "rules of the game" on this arterial route.
North Korea will send its athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South, the rivals said on Tuesday (January 9th), after their first formal talks in more than two years following high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.