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Orangutan smokes cigarette thrown by visitor at zoo

7 months, 7 days ago
JAKARTA: A video of an orangutan at zoo smoking a cigarette is going viral and drawing criticism on the zoo administration. The video, posted to Facebook by animal rights activist Marison Guaciano, shows a visitor to the Bandung Zoo…

Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

1 year, 5 months ago
JAKARTA: A neighborhood in the Indonesian capital has informally declared itself a smoke-free zone as students plan further protests against what they see as an increased effort by cigarette companies to target the young. Indonesia has one…

Clouds of smoke as latest fire hits building near Dubai Mall

1 year, 6 months ago
DUBAI: Clouds of smoke billowed over central Dubai on Sunday after a fire burned for several hours in a residential tower under construction near the city's largest shopping mall. The blaze erupted around 6:30 am (0230 GMT) at the…

Paris choked by worst winter pollution in a decade

1 year, 10 months ago
PARIS: Paris was smothered Wednesday by its worst winter pollution in a decade, with commuters enjoying free public transport and half of all cars ordered off the road to try to clear the air. The surge in pollution has been driven by…

Smoke bombs thrown at police during London migrant protest

2 years, 11 months ago
LONDON: Projectiles including smoke bombs were thrown at police on Saturday outside a London train station where a protest to highlight the plight of migrants seeking refuge in Britain was taking place, transport police said.