More than 100 Russian schoolchildren over the weekend got up close and personal with perhaps the world's most ubiquitous weapon -- the AK-47 automatic rifle.
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The Trump administration notified the United Nations Monday that it would withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris climate agreement, starting a year-long process to leave the international pact to fight the climate crisis. The United States — the world's largest historic greenhouse gas emitter — will become the only country outside the accord. Trump's announcement of the withdrawal came on the first day possible under the agreement's rules. From Middlebury, Vermont, we speak with Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org. "The decision of the United States to be the only country on Earth … unwilling to take part in a global attempt at a solution to the greatest crisis we've ever faced — there's a lot to be ashamed of in the Trump years and a lot of terrible things that have happened — it's pretty hard to top that," says McKibben.
The world's biggest online shopping day beats the previous record set in 2018
For centuries the sacred khachkars of Djulfa stood tall along the banks of the River Aras — hulking and ornately carved 16th-century headstones, an army 10,000 strong, steadfastly guarding the world's largest medieval Armenian cemetery.
Every year, the world's biggest computer game, League of Legends, puts on a show at its World Championship esports finals complete with a huge opening ceremony.
Japan's Wagyumafia restaurants serve the world's finest cuts of Kobe beef -- including the $180 Chateaubriand steak sandwich. Find out which celebrities have been spotted there.
Aurora Cannabis is angling to become the world's leading cannabis company, and the Canadian operator's next big move could come south of its border.
Paris is the eternal capital of fashion. The city is synonymous with some of the world's best-loved fashion designers: Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton, to name but a few. We take you to see the workshops of designers Stéphane Rolland and Jean-Paul Gaultier. But there are also less high-profile artists who keep the Parisian fashion flame burning. Barbara Cohen won France's best craftsperson prize in 2015 for her skills in corsetry. We take you inside her Paris lingerie boutique.
This week, we're exploring the world of literature. The highlight of France's literary year comes in the autumn, with the publishing world's annual awards season. Among the different high-profile prizes to be won is the Prix de Flore, which is celebrating its 25th edition. These prizes offer young and promising authors the chance to win a sizeable cheque, but more importantly the type of coverage which can launch their career and also that of their publishers. We tell you more.
Saudi regulators Sunday approved state energy giant Aramco's request to make its stock market debut, firing the starting gun on the highly anticipated offering which could be the world's largest.
Scientists say their goal was to rediscover a type of chevrotain that had been "lost to science" for nearly 30 years. Chevrotains are the world's smallest hoofed mammal, or ungulate.
Residents of one of the world's most polluted cities are getting fed up with government inaction — and a few questionable tweets aren't helping.