【视频新闻】BBC One-minute World News 2017-12-07
In a statement, the Gulf kingdom said President Donald Trump's announcement was "unjustified and irresponsible". But Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hailed it as "a historic day". President Trump's move reversed decades of US policy. The fate of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest issues between Israel and the Palestinians. Eight of the 15 nations who are currently members of the United Nations Security Council have called for the body to hold an urgent meeting on the US decision by the end of the week.
Homes are being consumed by large fires spreading across the southern California countryside. Firefighters are tackling the blaze as residents flee the affected areas, but attempts at controlling the spread of the fire have been unsuccessful. Drivers filmed the flames from their cars on the 405 near Bel Air.
The end of the era of throwaway plastic has been signalled by UN environment ministers meeting in Kenya. They signed off a document stating that the flow of plastic into the ocean must be stopped. Scientists welcomed the statement, but were unhappy the agreement was only based in principle, with no firm targets or timetables. Ministers say it's a milestone because it shows governments, industry and the public that a major change is needed.