Today’s Weather in Lebanon

Today’s Weather in Lebanon

Today’s weather in Lebanon is expected to be cloudy with active winds, heavy rain, and thunder in the morning, coupled with a drop in temperature degrees. Rain starts receding as of Saturday...
Renewables in Spain’s power grow to 40.8% in 2016

Renewables in Spain’s power grow to 40.8% in 2016

Figures out today show the share of renewable energy sources in mainland Spain’s power mix was 40.8% in 2016, a bit below what the grid operator projected recently, but up from 36.9% a year ago....
Magnitude-5.6 quake strikes off Fukushima

Magnitude-5.6 quake strikes off Fukushima

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture early Saturday, the Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued. The 5:08 a.m. temblor,...
Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry

Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry

A top Swedish court on Friday allowed the hunting of 24 wolves early next year in a decision slammed by environmental campaigners who fear a shooting spree could put the species at risk. “This...
China to ban ivory trade by end of 2017

China to ban ivory trade by end of 2017

China will ban all ivory trade and processing by the end of 2017, the government said, in a move hailed by conservationists as a “game changer” for African elephants. African ivory is...
Nigeria’s ‘plastic rice’ real but inedible

Nigeria’s ‘plastic rice’ real but inedible

Around 100 bags of “plastic rice” seized in Lagos have turned out to contain real but contaminated rice, authorities said Friday in Nigeria, where prices for the staple have rocketed....

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