Amazon fires: Brazilian firefighters rushed to spot after military helicopter spots plumes of smoke near Jacunda National Forest in Rondonia state
Amazon is a major absorber of carbon dioxide from atmosphere and described by environmentalists as a critical defense against climate change
British govt pledges £10 million to help restore fire-ravaged Amazon, says Boris Johnson at G7 Summit in France
The pledge came after Emmanuel Macron, who is hosting G7 summit, said that world leaders had agreed to help countries affected by wildfires
At the Tango World Championship 2019 held in Buenos Aires, the Argentinian couple Fernando Andres Rodriguez and Estefania Belen Gomez, representing Rio Negro were crowned first runner-up in the Stage style final on 21 August.
Coach Tite's announcement comes as former captain Neymar appears set to leave the French outfit and head back to Spain before the end of the transfer window on 2 September, either with his former side Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Administrative blunder by India's Squash Federation proves costly for players, denies chance to participate in World Championships
The Indian men's squash team could have participated in the World Championships in Washington but the SRFI didn't move to get timely clearance from the SAI
Tour de France 2019: Egan Bernal set to become youngest champion after defending overnight lead in penultimate stage
Egan Bernal all but clinched victory in the Tour de France, defending his overnight lead in the penultimate stage which left him only needing to cross the finish line on Sunday's twilight parade into Paris to become the first Colombian winner of cycling's greatest prize and its youngest.
Wimbledon 2019: Juan Sebastian Cabal, Robert Farah become first Colombian duo to win Grand Slam men's doubles title
Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah beat the team of Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin to win the men's doubles title at Wimbledon on Saturday
After India, Bangladesh protects its rivers by making them living entities and granting them legal status
The court appointed the country's River Conservation Commission as the legal guardian of all waterways
Copa America 2019: Chile determined to leave legacy as 'triple champions', says midfielder Arturo Vidal
Title holders Chile are gunning to become only the second team to win the title thrice in a row after Argentina did so from 1945-47
Copa America 2019: Colombia coach Carlos Queiroz lauds team's efforts after penalty shoot-out elimination by Chile
Defending champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the showpiece event, staying on course for a third consecutive Copa America title
Copa America 2019: Uruguay capitalised on Chile's weaknesses with right attitude and mentality, says striker Edinson Cavani
Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani who scored the only goal for his side in the 1-0 win over Chile creditedthe win to the team playing with the right attitude
Copa America 2019: Lautaro Martinez, Sergio Aguero send Argentina into quarter-finals; Colombia edge past Paraguay
An early goal by Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero's late second gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday that qualified them for the Copa America quarter-finals
Copa America 2019: Duvan Zapata's late goal sends Colombia into quarter-finals after victory over Qatar
Duvan Zapata scored for the second match running to send Colombia into the Copa America quarter-finals with a late header to beat Qatar 1-0 on Wednesday.
Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata put a dent in Lionel Messi's hopes of finally landing a major international title as Colombia began their Copa America campaign with a 2-0 win over Argentina on Saturday.
Mexico gives 'protection' to Opposition lawmaker, says it will protect people 'regardless of their political affinity'
The foreign ministry of Mexico said that the country 'reiterates its commitment to respect, protect and promote the human rights of all people, regardless of their political affinity.'
Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid Juan Guaido's 'coup attempt'; Nicolas Maduro says Opposition trying to form 'illegitimate govt'
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets of Venezuela to call for a military uprising against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela crisis: UN says over three lakh children forced to live in neighbouring countries as migrants and refugees
The economic and political situation in Venezuela has caused an estimated 3.7 million Venezuelans to leave their homes and move to Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and other countries in the region, the UN said in a report. Around 1.2 million of them are in Colombia, often living in vulnerable host communities with already overstretched resources, said UNICEF.
Man Booker International Prize 2019 shortlist announced; Annie Ernaux, Olga Tokarczuk among authors named
Of the six works under consideration for the Man Booker International Prize 2019 is author Olga Tokarczuk's Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, translated into English by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.
Chapecoense plane crash survivor journalist Rafael Henzel dies of heart attack while playing football
Journalist Rafael Henzel, one of just six survivors of the 77 people on board the plane that crashed carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense in 2016,
Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina remains under observation in hospital but is improving after his frightening collapse following a knock to the head in an Italian league game at the weekend, his father Hernan said on Monday.