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, August 11th

Belarus opposition rejects election results amid calls for more protests – Belarus’ main opposition candidate has rejected the official result of the presidential election that handed a landslide victory to the country’s authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday, hours after security forces violently crackdown on protests who had challenge the result. There were chaotic scenesContinue reading “News, August 11th”

News, August 5th

Beirut explosion: Rescue workers frantically search for survivors as Lebanon capital confronts massive devastation – Rescuers on Wednesday are working frantically to search for survivors in Beirut a day after a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital, leaving at least 100 dead and some 4,000 injured. Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hassan told reporters outside aContinue reading “News, August 5th”

News, August 3rd

‘Students will need COVID tests every 2-3 days to keep campus safe’ – To fight against novel coronavirus, researchers have revealed that college students would need to be tested for COVID-19 infection in every two to three days for safely reopen of campuses this fall. The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, definesContinue reading “News, August 3rd”

News, July 29th

Australia wildfires ‘killed or displaced’ nearly 3 billion animals, declared among ‘worst wildlife disasters’ in history – The devastating wildfire season in Australia that stretched from last July through March impacted far more animals than previously estimated, scientists said Tuesday in a new report. The fires caused widespread destruction and mass evacuations in the easternContinue reading “News, July 29th”

News, July 23rd

‘Temporary Basic Income’ could slow COVID surge, provide lifeline for world’s poorest – The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 and enable close to three billion people to stay at home, according to a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report released onContinue reading “News, July 23rd”