The main driver of wildlife extinction is not climate change but humanity’s rapacious harvesting of species for food and trophies, along with our ever-expanding agricultural footprint, said researcher
A file photo of tiger named Jai lying in a pool of water at the Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary near Nagpur, Maharashtra. (Photo: AFP)
The world’s top land carnivores such as tigers, lions and jaguars are coming under threat as their prey dwindles in number, according to the first global study of feeding patterns.
A final decision on the number of Russian athletes allowed to compete in the Rio Olympics could be reached as early as Tuesday, according to Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko.
French filmmaker Luc Besson has been ordered to pay Hollywood’s self-styled “Master of Horror” John Carpenter nearly half-a-million dollars for plagiarising his classic 1981 movie Escape from New York
France’s Prime Minister said on Friday he was “open” to a temporary ban on foreign financing for mosque building, after a spate of attacks in the country claimed by jihadists.
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday sought to head off religious tensions and defuse criticism over security failings after jihadists killed an elderly Catholic priest in his church.
Interior Ministry spokesperson said that President Francois Hollande is en route to the town of Saint-Etienne-en-Rouvray.
Swimming’s world governing body on Monday moved swiftly to ban seven Russians from competing at next month’s Rio Olympics in the fall-out from Russia’s rampant state-run doping.
France’s highest appeals court ruled on Friday that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million) state payout in 2008 to busi