A prolonged drought in much of the continent's east, exacerbated by climate change, and large-scale developments, including oil drilling and livestock grazing, are hampering conservation efforts in protected areas, several environmental experts say.
Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan last week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — the highest-ranking elected American official to visit in decades — staging days of air and sea drills around the island that raised tensions to their highest level in years.
China won’t tolerate challenges to the bottom line of the “one country, two systems” formula that governs Hong Kong, separatism or threats to national security there, a senior Chinese official said on Friday after a meeting of the top leadership.
An Asian carpenter and a blacksmith stole a mobile phone from another person by tricking him into giving it and when the latter chased him, they threatened him at knifepoint if he would not stop chasing them.
Asked by the BBC what would happen if London tore up its EU membership card, Michel Barnier said: “The UK will have to face the consequences.”
The police have filed the plea under various sections of Indian Penal Code and IT Act and are probing the matter, said the official.
A toddler’s muddy shoe. An empty wallet. A pink hairbrush. A line of Scripture.
New Zealand police said on Monday they arrested a man for making threats in the capital city of Wellington which local media reported were related to bombs.
China warned on Friday that protectionism and “bullying” were threatening the world order as President Xi Jinping met other leaders at the G20 summit ahead of high-stakes talks with Donald Trump.