The Swiss foundation Race for Water crossed three oceans, collecting water samples and surveying coastlines in order to better understand the extent of plastic pollution — and they say it's too late to rid the world's oceans of the menace.
Police officers will get the G36 assault rifle, a weapon commonly used in war, to patrol French cities. That's part of a government plan to stop attacks like the Paris massacre of November 2015.
A new report exposes the organized criminal networks that traffic migrants along the dangerous Horn of Africa-Europe route.
Principals want to avoid having large groups of high school students hanging outside between periods and during recess, because they would make an attractive target.
Member States will pool medical teams and equipment to help fight future outbreaks at home and abroad.
The Missing Maps initiative has been providing aid workers and locals with invaluable maps to some of the most remote areas of the planet. The maps are created by volunteers, and are then checked by the team behind the project.
Angolan guerrilla chief Jonas Savimbi is featured in the game's opening mission, brandishing a grenade launcher and ordering troops to kill the enemy.
Families in the slum are facing an uncertain future, after local authorities warned residents the settlement could be torn down any day.
WHO will determine whether the explosive spread of the virus constitutes "a public health emergency of international concern.” It will also examine an apparent link between the virus and cases of babies being born with microcephaly.
A shooting incident at the squalid Grande-Synthe tent city between rival smugglers who operate around the port of Dunkirk triggered a massive police intervention. The four people in custody are said to be Iraqi Kurds at the camp who were wounded.
The storming of a ferry in the French port of Calais took place at the end of a largely peaceful demonstration on Saturday that was organized by some 20 activist groups under the banner "Refugees Welcome."
A group of independent United Nations human rights experts released a statement criticizing overreach in the French response to last November's terror attacks while calling on France to ensure that it complies with international human rights law.