France has detected the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus at two
poultry farms in the southwest Dordogne region, the
agriculture ministry said, a week after finding the first
case in eight years in a back yard in the same area.
Four men have been charged in connection with the shooting of
five protesters near the site of a demonstration outside a
Minneapolis police station over the police killing of a black
man earlier this month.
World leaders have launched an ambitious attempt to hold back
the earth's rising temperatures, with the United States and
China urging the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive
turn in the fight against global warming.
An award-winning Japanese manga artist, whose retellings of
traditional ghost stories and depictions of the horrors of
World War II helped propel anime to global popularity, died
on Monday at the age of 93.
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world joined the
biggest day of climate change activism in history yesterday,
telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there
is "No Planet B" in the fight against global warming.