Earth dialed the heat up in June, smashing warm temperature records for both the month and the first half of the year.
China is expected to become the world's third largest nuclear generating nation around 2017 pushed by its national target against climate change, said US energy information administration (EIA) Monday.
The world in photos: July 13 - 19
Muslims around the world are beginning to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, with mass prayers and family visits.
Life as a third wheel exposed on line; testing way to avoid excess baggage fee; inspirational art lights the way and dads earn beers for helping daughters do their hair. Interesting, red-hot and downright odd anecdotes from around the world in our news review of the week.
The final report of the probe into the crash of flight MH17 which was shot down while en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur last July will be published in October.
Ramadan in 2015 started on June 18 and will continue until July 17. Here is a look at how Muslims around the world observed the holy month of Ramadan.
We present some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.
As the latest image from the New Horizons spacecraft appeared on Friday, scientists are just starting to see Pluto' s geology.
If everyone from EU just chips in a few Euros, can they get Greece sorted? Toddler climbs rock walls before walking? Birth month likely effects what diseases you are at risk of? Interesting, red-hot and downright odd anecdotes from around the world in our news review of the week.
Edge of space selfies taken 12-miles above the planet at supersonic speeds could be the most expensive yet.
Pluto shows a "heart" in a most detailed photo yet returned by NASA's approaching New Horizons probe, which has now begun its final run for its historic flyby of Pluto.