Music icon Bob Dylan will finally receive his Nobel Prize for Literature this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it announced today. But no media will be allowed to cover the meeting, and the famously-reclusive Dylan will only give a lecture required of him in a taped version at a later date.
China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, today reaffirmed that it remains "100 per cent" committed to the landmark Paris climate deal, looking to seize the leadership of global environment policy after US President Donald Trump began dismantling Obama-era policies.
Britain's most senior judges have denounced as abusive a barrage of criticism levelled at them over a ruling that displeased the pro-Brexit press, culminating in a front page branding them "Enemies of the People".
Laurent Fabius, the French politician who chaired talks on a landmark, global climate change deal in 2015, on Wednesday denounced moves by US President Donald Trump to undo Obama-era climate change regulations.
Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he would vote for Emmanuel Macron in the presidential election, the biggest Socialist party name to date to turn his back on its official candidate and back the centrist instead.
The heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Federal Reserve last year was "state-sponsored," an FBI officer in the Philippines, who has been involved in the investigations, said on Wednesday.
Nepal is urging climbers on Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, to help remove garbage from a camp abandoned two years ago after an earthquake triggered avalanches killing 18 people, as officials prepare to handle a rush of climbers.