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Heatwaves and heavy rain predicted to last longer with climate change

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Countries in the northern hemisphere can expect longer summer heatwaves, as well as more consecutive days of heavy rain with harmful consequences, if internationally agreed goals to limit global warming are exceeded, scientists warned on Monday.

Sudan's former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir sits guarded inside a cage...

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears

Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see.