The world's 48 poorest countries will need to find around a trillion dollars between 2020 and 2030 to achieve their plans to tackle climate change - and those plans should be a priority for international funding, researchers said.
Dubai was officially declared as the venue for the World Expo 2020 at the 158th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris on Wednesday.
The meeting of the 168-member governing body ratified the Ex
Heightened travel risks stemming from the recent militant attacks in Paris have depressed flight bookings to the French capital and other destinations, sending travel stocks lower as fears grow of a lengthy slump.
Adding to the co
Following the recent attacks in Paris, tourist numbers to the French capital have dipped slightly due to safety concerns. In response, the French Embassy has released an FAQ to address these concerns.
According to the FAQ, The public au
French police are investigating the recent theft of medical protective clothing from a hospital in Paris, the Paris public hospital administrator AP-HP has said.
The motive for the theft is unclear but it comes amid heightened fea
Belgium widened its search on Sunday for armed Islamist extremists whose presence has put Brussels on maximum alert, with officials saying more than one militant was at large in the city.
The alert has closed the capital's met
Belgium put the capital Brussels on maximum security alert on Saturday, shutting the metro and warning people to avoid crowds because of a "serious and imminent" threat of coordinated, multiple attacks by militants.
The suspected mastermind of last week's Paris attacks was killed in the police raid of an apartment north of the capital, French officials said on Thursday.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a 28-year-old Belgian militant who had boasted of
French police commandos fired more than 5,000 shots into an apartment near Paris on Wednesday during a raid against a heavily armed jihadist group that lasted seven hours and turned the area into a war zone.
The fighting was so in
A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and another militant died on Wednesday when police raided an apartment in the Paris suburb of St Denis seeking suspects in last week's attacks in the French capital.
Officials said police