Receding Malawi lake lays bare cost of climate change
Julius Nkhata, a local villager, says the increasingly dramatic seasonal dry-out of the lake - blamed by experts on man-made climate change - has displaced local people and increased joblessness.
Hard choices as Macron charts France's energy future
The 10-year blueprint comes as Macron is facing fractious 'yellow vest' protests by French citizens' angry over a string of yearly fuel tax increases to finance green initiatives, which Macron has indicated will continue.
Trump says doesn't believe own government's climate warning
Compiled by more than 300 scientists, the Fourth National Climate Assessment Volume II is a congressionally-mandated report that spans more than 1,000 pages.
S.African MPs seek end of captive lion trophy hunting
South Africa has as many as 8,000 lions in captivity being bred for hunting, the bone trade, tourism and academic research, according to estimates by wildlife groups.
Kinshasa rejects US 'terrorist threat' warning
The conflict-prone central African country heads to the polls on 23 December to elect a successor to longtime President Joseph Kabila as well as lawmakers.
Ukraine demands action after Russia seizes ships
The confrontation at sea has raised fears of a wider military escalation and the UN Security Council was to hold an emergency session later Monday to consider a response.
Vettel takes stock as Ferrari lick wounds
The four-time champion German conceded he had to look at himself first and the team secondly after he had finished second behind new five-time champion Hamilton in Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
East Syria fighting kills over 200 in 3 days - monitor
It was the highest death toll the jihadist group has inflicted on the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in a single offensive, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Bournemouth game too 'demanding' for Ozil, says Emery
The 30-year-old German World Cup-winning midfielder had played in the Gunners' previous three matches, all draws, but Emery decided his style did not fit with Bournemouth's robust approach.
'Last Tango In Paris' director Bertolucci dies
Bernardo Bertolucci died at his home in Rome early on Monday, his press office Punto e Virgola said.
Mitsubishi Motors sacks Ghosn as chairperson
The move follows Ghosn's sacking as chairman of Nissan as he faces questioning in a Tokyo detention centre over claims he under-reported his salary to the tune of $44 million over several years.
Influential church on election stump in DRC
New archbishop of Kinshasa, Fridolin Ambongo, made a 'vibrant appeal to the patriotic conscience of our people ... not to succumb to provocation and, above all verbal, violence during this presidential campaign.'
Red Planet: Missions to Mars
Graphic on current active satellites and rovers on and around planet Mars. InSight lander is scheduled to land on Mars on 26 November.
'Ralph Breaks the Internet,' and nearly a box-office record
The animated sequel to Wreck It Ralph enjoyed the second-best debut ever for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, behind Disney's 'Frozen,' according to Variety.com.
145 whales die on remote New Zealand beach
The stranding was discovered by a hiker late Saturday on Stewart Island, 30 kilometres off the southern coast of the South Island.
Six dead in Switzerland apartment fire: police
According to the initial findings, the fire originated on one of the lower floors, allowing smoke to spread through the building.
Anxiety at Nasa as Mars InSight spacecraft nears Red Planet
Mars Insight's goal is listen for quakes and tremors as a way to unveil the Red Planet's inner mysteries, how it formed billions of years ago, and by extension, how other rocky planets like Earth took shape.
Ireland's Johnny Sexton wins rugby's world player of year
The 33-year-old Leinster fly-half is only the second Irish player to win the award after hooker Keith Wood in 2001.