Asked about his take on the upcoming climate summit in France, the Dalai Lama said that at the last summit in Kopenhagen the "important nations" had mainly pursued national interests, and he hoped for a change of attitude.
Southern Europe and western parts of Canada and the US have been devastated by wildfires this year. And they're not the only ones - it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now. And this could be the new normal.
UNESCO has announced that Azoulay will be presented to the general assembly as the successor to outgoing UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova. France has said Azoulay would "overcome political divisions."
This EU summit proves: Trouble is brewing in every corner of Europe. But the bloc does not need grand visions; it needs practical solutions to the problems it faces, says DW’s Christoph Hasselbach.
Prime Minister Theresa May has urged a summit of European leaders to lay out a plan for Brexit negotiations to move forward. But her EU counterparts say they first need to see more concrete offerings from the UK's side.
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