A cargo ship has arrived in the Philippines to collect 69 containers of old Canadian waste. The Filipino government says they were delivered illegally.
The prime minister who promised "sunny ways" to Canadians in 2015 has been worn down by a damaging ethics controversy. Now he has dissolved Parliament ahead of a mid-October election.
Climate protection is high on the public agenda and EU finance ministers want to get in on the discussion. They have many ideas on carbon dioxide emissions pricing, but are yet to find an answer, reports Bernd Riegert.
More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The matter had sparked a diplomatic row and prompted threats of an armed conflict.
After a Chinese ban, a rise in plastic trash exports to Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines causes a political stink.
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