Last month saw the lowest polar sea ice extent for November - the seventh month this year to have hit record low - as the Arctic and Antarctic lost vast swaths of ice due to higher-than-average temperatures, scientists say.
The British parliament was set to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit timetable on Wednesday after she headed off a rebellion in her Conservative Party over a lack of insight into the government's strategy to leave the European Union.
The House of Commons was set to back Prime Minister Theresa May's March 31 deadline to open exit talks with the European Union, after the British government agreed to publish details of its negotiating plan.
Top American lawmakers have expressed concern over the alleged curbs imposed by India on a Christian charity organisation whose representatives appeared before a Congressional hearing seeking change in New Delhi's policies related to foreign funding of NGOs.
Thai authorities are investigating the BBC over a Thai-language profile of the new king, officials said on Wednesday, after the article outraged ultra-royalists in a country where criticism of the monarchy is outlawed.
Stepping up action to check financial crimes post demonetisation, the Enforcement Directorate today launched an 'enquiry of records' operation at over 50 bank branches across the country to detect money laundering and hawala dealing instances through these channels.