New US missile: Moscow denounces “escalation of military tensions”

Russia on Tuesday accused the United States of "escalating military tensions" after the announcement of their first mid-range missile test since the Cold War, a result of the end of ... Continue Reading →

Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step closer

The regulator of global wildlife trade will likely ban sending African elephants captured from the wild to zoos after countries supported the move Sunday, in what conservationists hailed ... Continue Reading →

‘Good news’ as Canary Islands blaze subsides

A wildfire that has raged across vast areas of the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria since the weekend has abated as winds have dropped, local officials said Tuesday."Good news ... Continue Reading →

Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change

Iceland on Sunday honoured the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.As the ... Continue Reading →