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]
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.
Water pollution in Lake Uluabat in the northwestern province of Bursa, one of the 14 wetlands in Turkey mentioned in the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (RAMSAR), has started declining thanks to a new water treatment plant.
A Turkish court has ruled for the arrest of actor Mehmet Ali Alabora, who is accused by prosecutors of plotting to overthrow the government during the Gezi Park protests in 2013.