A Catholic bishop condemned a nativity scene that depicts Mary holding Jesus in a rubber boat to symbolize the plight of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
China’s anti-coal campaign is causing people in the country’s poorest areas to freeze for lack of adequate energy supply, according to a report Monday from Climate Home News.
Girlguiding U.K. — the equivalent of America’s Girl Scouts — changed a girl-only rule to allow any youngsters who identify as female to share showers, bathrooms, changing rooms and tents with girls who are biologically born female, according to The Times.
A recent report claims Germany is not on track to meet its goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2020, despite the country spending billions on green energy subsidies.
Close to 60 people from an al-Qaida-linked militia group in Syria entered Germany posing as refugees, German magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday.