Women are playing a central role in giving South Africa’s degraded pasturelands new life.
The oil giant is to halt drilling at the Burger J well in the US Arctic, saying it can’t justify the expense due to low oil prices. Shell only won the controversial permission to explore the ice waters last month.
Members of the far-right NPD have been allowed to tour a refugee center in northeastern Germany, despite a previous ban. Their mainstream colleagues decried the trip as propaganda.
Two airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition that has been targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels mistakenly struck a wedding party on Monday, killing 70 people and wounding dozens, a source told France 24.
After new information about the scope of Volkswagen’s cheating software scandal came to light, both the Danish transport minister and a leading consumer advocacy group want answers from German car company Volkswagen.
Catalonia’s ruling party chief and pro-independence leader Artur Mas and his allies have won regional polls. His alliance will have absolute majority in the parliament if it teams up with the radical left-wing CUP.
Yemen officials have said the airstrike was part of the ongoing effort by coalition forces to defeat an anti-government Shiite group. The incident is not the first in which civilians have been killed in the conflict.