ICAN to accept Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo , Dec 10

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is set to accept on Sunday the highly-coveted 2017 Nobel Peace Prize here for its work in bringing attention to the consequences of the use of nuclear arms and for promoting a treaty-based prohibition on nuclear weapons.

California Governor says wildfires are 'new normal'

Los Angeles , Dec 10

California Governor Jerry Brown said on Saturday that climate change has pushed weather to the most extreme, and the western US state must better prepare for a constant threat of wildfire which is the "new normal".

Britain plans two-year university degree

London , Dec 10

Britain's Department for Education (DfE) said on Sunday that it plans to introduce accelerated two-year degree courses in universities, reducing the time taken to get a bachelor's degree by a year.

Arab FMs reject US decision on Jerusalem

Cairo , Dec 10

Arab Foreign Ministers declared on Sunday that the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital is illegal, and warned it could lead to further violence in the region.