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Cities may be 8 degrees Celsius hotter by 2100: study

PARIS: Under a dual onslaught of global warming and localised urban heating, some of the world's cities may be as much as eight degrees Celsius (14.4 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer by 2100, researchers warned Monday. Such a temperature spike…

Fatah leads local polls in West Bank cities

RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party was ahead in most of the West Bank's main cities after municipal elections that highlighted persistent divisions with its rival Hamas, results showed Sunday. Voting took place on…

Drones are mapping Indian cities – Find Why?

MUMBAI: Officials in one of India's fastest growing cities are using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to update land records in a pilot project that could be rolled out across the country if rules governing the use of drones were simpler,…