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Amazon forest fires

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Stung by a global outcry over deforestation and wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil has launched a diplomatic offensive to persuade the international community of its environmental credentials.

President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration has distributed a 12-page circular …

Turkey will resolutely continue explorations in E Med: Erdoğan who also criticises the EU

Turkey will “resolutely” continue to explore hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Aug. 22.

Erdoğan’s remarks came at a press conferences in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, following his meeting with Turkish Cypriot Ersin Tatar.

Erdoğan …

Man shoots neighbour, mother over parking spot row

A 42-year-old man was in police custody on Friday after allegedly shooting a neighbor, a man also aged 42, and the latter’s 67-year-old mother in the small town of Chrysoupoli near Kavala in northern Greece following a dispute over a …

Major UK police search in Devon under way for vulnerable Cypriot woman

A major search is underway across a Devon village tonight for a vulnerable pensioner.

The National Police Air Service and officers on foot are leading the effort to locate a 71-year-old woman suffering with dementia.

The elderly Cypriot lady was …

Lone women travelling in west London urged to be vigilant

Police in west London are urging women to only use mini-cabs that they have specifically booked when travelling home alone following three incidents in Merton and Wandsworth.

Detectives are investigating three reported incidents involving a possible mini cab driver in …

Continued appeal two years on from Enfield murder

The man, carrying petrol cans, that police wish to identify

Reward offered as Detectives continue to appeal for information on the second anniversary of the 2017 murder of Cafer Aslan in Enfield.

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a man …

Macron sends stern warning to Ankara over Eastern Med

A show of solidarity with Cyprus, French President Emmanuel Macron sent a stern message to Turkey on Thursday that Paris and the European Union will not tolerate violations in the Eastern Mediterranean.

“The European Union and France will not show …

Barnet Pupils celebrate GCSE exam success

Provisional results from 20 of the borough’s 26 state maintained mainstream schools predict that pupils in Barnet are set to once again perform strongly after topping national GCSE league tables last year.

Pupils from Bishop Douglass celebrate

This year sees

Islington students continued to perform well in their GCSEs this summer, against a backdrop of tougher exams and a new grading system

Analysis of provisional results shows that there has been a sustained improvement in performance despite the shake-up of the exams system and a raft of new rules which are only now becoming firmly embedded in the education system.

The Attainment …

EU calls upon Turkey to repeal the dismissal of three elected mayors and uphold the rule of law 

The EU has called upon Turkey to repeal the dismissal of three elected mayors and uphold rule of law provisions while tackling terrorism, according to an official statement issued by the competent European Commission and European External Action Service (EEAS) …