Environment

New 14 Sites Were Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO's UN Cultural Organization voted to add 14 new sites to its World Heritage List on Saturday, including the Indian Rose City in Jaipur, Liangzhu City Ruins in China, and the Plain of Jars, located in the central area of Laos.

There are currently more than 1,000 cultural and natural landmarks in 167 countries on the World Heritage List.

Police evacuate squats in Athens

Police officers during an operation to evict people from a neighborhood where two buildings are occupied by alleged migrants, in the Exarchia district, central Athens, Thursday. According to police sources, more than 90 people have been brought for questioning. According to reports, locals had complained about violent incidents in the area. [Pantelis Saitas/EPA]

Bulgaria is among the Countries Surveyed for the New Volkswagen Plant

The German carmaker Volkswagen relies on electromobility. By the end of this year, the production of "Volkswagen I.D." will begin.

As a result, the company will also build a new factory in Eastern Europe, and Bulgaria is also among the candidates, reports Deutsche Welle.

UN Chief: We are Losing the Race on Climate Change

The world is "losing the race" against climate change, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, demanding bolder action from governments to arrest runaway warming, reports AFP. 

Guterres delivered a no-holds-barred appraisal to business and political leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, which has featured much hand-wringing on the planetary crisis this week.

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