GENEVA The world is on course for "climate apartheid", where the rich buy their way out of the worst effects of global warming while the poor bear the brunt, a U.N. human rights report said on Tuesday.
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PARIS Authorities in Paris are setting up "cool rooms" in municipal buildings, opening pools for late-night swimming and installing extra drinking fountains as France braces for a "potentially dangerous" heatwave that could see record temperatures for June.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck in the sea off eastern Russia on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
KIGALI Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday.
NEW DELHI Monsoon rains have covered most parts of cane, cotton, and soybean fields in western India and some parts of rice-sowing areas in central and northern India, the country's weather office said on Tuesday.