Climate 15 Jan 2019 Antarctica Melting at Alarming Rate

"A pair of new studies released on Monday share a same ominous message -- that our planet's ice is melting at an alarming rate, which is bad news for global sea levels. "According to a study led by Eric Rignot from the University of California at Irvine, which looked...

Economy 15 Jan 2019 Fears Grow Over Global Economy

"Fears are growing over the state of the global economy after China recorded a shock fall in exports, while European factory output declined by the biggest margin in almost three years. "In a sign that the worldwide slowdown is gathering pace, official figures showed...

Economy 14 Jan 2019 China Trade Data Worrying

"China’s export and import figures were much worse than expected in December, underscoring the rapid weakening of the Chinese economy... "The December figures give the first indication of the full impact of the US-China trade war. "Total exports fell to US$221.25...

Climate 11 Jan 2019 Historic Snowstorm for Europe

"Heavy snowfalls brought chaos to parts of Germany and Sweden on Friday, leaving roads blocked, trains halted and schools shut. "The Red Cross helped drivers stuck on a motorway in the southern German state of Bavaria as schools and rail services were also hit. A...

Economy 11 Jan 2019 Brexit Chaos Looms

"British lawmakers are set to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's much-maligned Brexit deal on Tuesday, with less than three months to go before the U.K. is set to leave the European Union. "Remarkably, May's template to exit the bloc faces virtually certain defeat....

Climate 10 Jan 2019 Devastating Floods Hit Lebanon

Devastating floods and near-freezing temperatures bring death and more chaos to Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon. Bekaa Valley, Lebanon - "Mohamed Kassaf, 32, was in his tent with his four children when a storm hit. The river outside Hoor refugee camp overflowed. Rain...

Economy 10 Jan 2019 China Car Sales Slump 6% in 2018

"China's automobile market, the world's largest, recorded its first annual decline in more than two decades last year as new car sales slumped amid a slowing economy and rising trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. "The China Passenger Car Association said...

Economy 9 Jan 2019 Recession May Loom for Germany

"Europe's largest economy [Germany] may be in recession for the first time since the region's debt crisis. "A shock plunge in industrial output in November suggests Germany may have suffered a second consecutive quarter of economic contraction at the end of 2018....

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