Saudi Arabia has started taxing water for residents to try and address the soaring cost of debt as oil revenues decline
If global warming continues as projected, the risks will be even greater
Official declaration will make it easier for Western aid agencies to raise the money to buy the food the country needs to prevent starvation
The drought has prompted fears of a repeat of the devastating famine in 1984, when nearly 1 million people died
Tiger Woods endured one of the worst days of his distinguished career as he shot a 79 at the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday to miss the third-round cut.
During an extreme event, countries in the western Pacific experienced devastating droughts and wild fires
Paul Lambert confirmed he wanted to sign the striker who he worked with at Norwich
Former world No 1 Rory McIlroy believes he has his mojo back and wants to win two majors this year.
While some purists remain reliably condescending, the Shergar Cup has earned a legitimate niche in the racing summer.
Senior minister from the collection of low-lying coral atolls in the north Pacific says the end of this century will spell 'the end of my country and many others like it'
Frankel himself struggled to preserve the dignity of Glorious Goodwood last year, when obliged to compete with the London Olympics. Today the fixture’s claims as the most charming ritual of the British Turf are threatened with dilution only by the weather forecast, which has rather too equivocal a look for the liking of either punters or aesthetes. The latter most cherish the swaying backdrop of cornfields and woodland when bathed in sunlight; while the former have more practical distaste for rain clouds.
The United Nations has admitted that a delay in declaring a famine in Somalia in 2011 cost additional lives, after a new report revealed that more than a quarter of a million people died, half of them young children.
John Higgins, the four-times world champion, is no stranger to success. But even Higgins, regarded as one of snooker's greatest ever players, has found silverware hard to come by in recent times. Since winning the World Championship at the beginning of May 2011, the 37-year-old has failed to win any of snooker's three major titles – the World, UK Championship or Masters.
Arsenal's inconsistency leaves manager unsure whether to strengthen
Last year was the wettest on record in England and the second wettest ever seen in the UK, the Met Office has announced.
It may be America's largest waterway, but now even the mighty Mississippi is being choked by drought, as historically low water levels threaten to halt the flow of vital commodities from the heart of the US, with potentially devastating economic consequences.