More than 250 Malaysian schools were closed April 11 due to a heatwave brought on by the El Nino weather phenomenon that is severely affecting food production and causing chronic water shortages in many countries.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Icelandic Parliament building this week, demanding Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson step down after news broke on Sunday that he had hid his assets in an offshore shell-company whose existence was revealed by the Panama Papers.
The annual cherry blossom festival on Yeouido island in central Seoul runs from April 1-10.
Nigeria’s months-long fuel shortage has resulted in a rise in the cost of goods, commodities and transportation.
Massive queues form outside gas stations as thousands of residents look to fuel their vehicles and generators.
Black markets have sprung up to fill the demand, sometimes at extortionate prices or with diluted fuel.
The Ras al-Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is Dubai’s only desert wetland. It occupies about 2.4 square miles on the banks of Dubai Creek and comprises of mudflats, lagoons, pools and mangroves.
Skaters from around the globe compete at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The competition runs from March 28 to April 3.
About 15,000 jobs are at risk as Indian multinational steel-making company Tata Steel seeks to pull out of the U.K.