Tagged: Geneva

EU limits African elephant sales to zoos 0

EU limits African elephant sales to zoos

Countries that are part of an international agreement on trade in endangered species have agreed to limit the sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, delighting conservationists but dismaying some of the African countries involved.

UK composer, wife, baby die in Swiss crash 0

UK composer, wife, baby die in Swiss crash

An award-winning composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist have died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland, a family spokesman says.

UK composer, wife, baby die in Swiss crash 0

UK composer, wife, baby die in Swiss crash

An award-winning composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist have died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland, a family spokesman says.

Libya capsize may cost many lives: UNHCR 0

Libya capsize may cost many lives: UNHCR

The latest shipwreck off the coast of Libya may have cost many lives, although preliminary information suggests that about 60 people may have been rescued, UN refugee agency spokesman Charlie Yaxley says.

Libya capsize may cost many lives: UNHCR 0

Libya capsize may cost many lives: UNHCR

The latest shipwreck off the coast of Libya may have cost many lives, although preliminary information suggests that about 60 people may have been rescued, UN refugee agency spokesman Charlie Yaxley says.

Iran has secret missiles: deputy minister 0

Iran has secret missiles: deputy minister

Iran has produced highly accurate missiles that it has not publicised, Iranian Deputy Defence Minister General Qassem Taqizadeh says, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

Iran has secret missiles: deputy minister 0

Iran has secret missiles: deputy minister

Iran has produced highly accurate missiles that it has not publicised, Iranian Deputy Defence Minister General Qassem Taqizadeh says, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

Iran has secret missiles: deputy minister 0

Iran has secret missiles: deputy minister

Iran has produced highly accurate missiles that it has not publicised, Iranian Deputy Defence Minister General Qassem Taqizadeh says, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

Plastic in drinking water low risk: WHO 0

Plastic in drinking water low risk: WHO

Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a “low” risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says.

Plastic in drinking water low risk: WHO 0

Plastic in drinking water low risk: WHO

Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a “low” risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says.