News, December 20th

CAR: UN chief condemns escalating violence during election campaign With a week to go until elections are scheduled to take place in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN is concerned about an escalation of armed attacks, amid reports that armed groups have taken control of towns near the capital, Bangui. “The Secretary-General has beenContinue reading “News, December 20th”

News, December 17th

‘Ghost Boat’ with $80 million cocaine haul washes ashore on Pacific island Police on the Marshall Islands in the Pacific found the largest-ever haul in their nation’s history when they recovered around $80 million worth of cocaine from an abandoned boat that washed ashore. Police retrieved the 18-foot fiberglass boat at Ailuk atoll last weekContinue reading “News, December 17th”

News, December 13th

ASEAN Week 2020 promotes ASEAN-Russia cooperation NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Week 2020, which was hosted by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, with a series of cultural, scientific and educational events, concluded on December 11, helping to strengthen ASEAN-Russia exchanges and cooperation. The highlight ofContinue reading “News, December 13th”

News, December 12th

Alarm as SKorea records highest ever daily Covid-19 case tally SEOUL: South Korea on Saturday reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases so far, with a surge centred on the capital region sparking fears the country could lose control of the spread. Officials announced 950 new infections after several days reporting numbers ranging fromContinue reading “News, December 12th”

News, December 9th

American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills name student Deshawna Anderson as 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest Winner DENVER — The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, the international lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, have selected Deshawna Anderson’s “The Courage to Bloom” as its 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest winner. AndersonContinue reading “News, December 9th”

News, December 8th

A Greener Future Begins with a Shift to Coal Alternatives As the world economy emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, the consumption of coal is expected to recover from its sharp decline during the pandemic. Demand for coal remains strong and helps to fuel economic development in emerging markets. Yet many countries, seeking a more sustainableContinue reading “News, December 8th”

News, August 12th

Amazon fires a ‘lie’, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over huge fires and rising deforestation in the AmazonContinue reading “News, August 12th”