US AND CHINA TO JOIN AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

China and the United States have agreed that a plan to fight climate change should be presented ahead of a new round of international talks later this year, the two countries said in a joint statement today. The joint statement came after a meeting in Shanghai between Chinese climate lawmaker Xi Zhenhua and his US counterpart John Kerry on Thursday and Friday, the Chinese Environment … Continue reading US AND CHINA TO JOIN AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

USA: WE HAVE ACHIEVED THE GOAL IN AFGHANISTAN

The United States achieved the goal it set at the beginning of the US military mission in Afghanistan in 2001. The goal was to deal with those who attacked us on September 11, 2001, said National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan in response to a question about whether Washington believed it had won in Afghanistan. Following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the United States … Continue reading USA: WE HAVE ACHIEVED THE GOAL IN AFGHANISTAN

The world’s largest glacier has disappeared: the A68 covered an area of almost 6,000 square kilometers

Until recently, the world’s largest glacier, the A68, no longer had that status. The A68 covered an area of approximately 6,000 square kilometers when it separated from Antarctica in 2017 and was the size of Wales. But now satellite imagery shows that the massive glacier is no more, that is, it has been broken into smaller parts that the US National Ice Data Center says … Continue reading The world’s largest glacier has disappeared: the A68 covered an area of almost 6,000 square kilometers

Eleven dead and 98 injured in a train crash in Egypt

Eleven people were killed and 98 others injured in a train crash 40km north of the Egyptian capital Cairo on Sunday, the health ministry said Sunday night. The train departs from Cairo for the city of Mansura which lies on the banks of the Nile. The four wagons derailed at 13.54 local time, the Egyptian National Railways said. The cause of the accident is being … Continue reading Eleven dead and 98 injured in a train crash in Egypt

The United States categorically denies any attempt to assassinate Lukashenko or a coup d’etat in Belarus

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said last night that he had prevented a coup attempt and an assassination attempt on him and his family, which were planned by the United States. The Belarusian Security Service (KGB) said last night that it had launched a “special operation” to dismantle “an organized terrorist group plotting the physical elimination of the president and his family” and “organizing an armed … Continue reading The United States categorically denies any attempt to assassinate Lukashenko or a coup d’etat in Belarus