China Achieving Climate Goals: Report A new report outlining the steps the Chinese government has been taking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been released ahead of the Paris Climate Change Conference.
Smog Worsens in North China Smog worsened in north China on Monday as the meteorological center upgraded its alert from yellow to orange, the second most serious alarming.
14 Sentenced over Deadly Pipeline Blast Fourteen people were sentenced to three to five years in prison on Monday over a fatal pipeline blast that claimed 63 lives in the eastern city of Qingdao on Nov. 22, 2013.
EU, Turkey Sign Deal to Stem Migrant Flows The EU will offer Turkey 3 billion euros, or some 3.2 billion US dollars, to help improve the living conditions of Syrian refugees in Turkey, plus a revival of stalled talks on Turkey's possible membership of the bloc.
Kobe Bryant to Retire after Current Season Kobe Bryant has officially announced his retirement. The 37-year-old NBA and Olympic champion announced his decision in a poem he wrote and published in the Player's Tribune.