Tuesday, April 13, 2021
San Francisco Becomes First US City To Ban The Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles

San Francisco Becomes First US City To Ban The Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles

In a bold move to reduce the huge amount of waste from the billion-dollar plastic bottle industry, San Francisco recently banned the sale of single-use plastic water bottles that hold 21 ounces...
Delhi gasps under 'eye-burning' smog amid worst pollution crisis

Delhi gasps under ‘eye-burning’ smog amid worst pollution crisis

Authorities put restrictions on private vehicles and shut schools as pollution level hovers around dangerous levels. Millions of people in India's capital have started their day choking...
Over a dozen killed in car bomb attack near Turkey-Syria border

Over a dozen killed in car bomb attack near Turkey-Syria border

Turkish defence ministry says at least 13 people killed in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad. At least 13 people have been killed in a car bomb...
IndiGo to replace P&W engines on its fleet Airbus A320neo planes

IndiGo to replace P&W engines on its fleet Airbus A320neo planes

The airline must replace all Pratt & Whitney engines in its fleet of almost 100 twin-engined Airbus A320neo planes. IndiGo airlines must replace all Pratt & ...
Beto O'Rourke announces he's dropping 2020 US presidential bid

Beto O’Rourke announces he’s dropping 2020 US presidential bid

In online post, O'Rourke says, 'it's clear that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully.' Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced...
Mali: Dozens of troops killed in military outpost attack

Mali: Dozens of troops killed in military outpost attack

Attack, one of the deadliest against Malian forces, occurred in Indelimane, in Menaka region close to border with Niger. At least 53 soldiers and a civilian have...
Thai boot camp-style courses aim to instill loyalty to king

Thai boot camp-style courses aim to instill loyalty to king

King Vajiralongkorn formalises public devotion in ways not seen since the absolute monarchy ended in 1932. Thousands of civil servants, police and teachers are being sent to...
Long-lost 13th-century painting found in French woman's kitchen sells at auction for $26.6M

Long-lost 13th-century painting found in French woman’s kitchen sells at auction for $26.6M

An old painting found in the kitchen of an elderly woman in France earlier this year -- which was determined to be a work of art from a 13th-century artist -- made her a...
MPs to vote on Boris Johnson's 12 December election call

MPs to vote on Boris Johnson’s 12 December election call

MPs are due to vote later on the government's call to have an election on 12 December. Boris Johnson said if the motion was approved, his Brexit bill would...
Lebanon protesters form human chain across the country

Lebanon protesters form human chain across the country

Tens of thousands gather to hold hands across the country on the eleventh day of anti-government protests. Tens of thousands of Lebanese protesters have formed a human...

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