Poor Countries Will Need To Increase Carbon Footprint To Address Hunger: Study

Poor countries will need to increase carbon footprint to address hunger: study

Published on 17.09.2019 at 00h54 by AFP Achieving a nutritious diet with adequate calories in developing countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions and water use, scientists reported Monday, calling on high-income countries to accelerate the adoption of plant-heavy diets. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University developed a model looking at how changes […]

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Us Singles Out Iran, Readies Response To Saudi Oil Attacks

US singles out Iran, readies response to Saudi oil attacks

The United States readied its response Monday to the “unprecedented” attack on Saudi oil facilities as President Donald Trump said Iran was likely to blame, fanning new fears of conflict in the Gulf region. Trump said he was ready to help key ally Saudi Arabia counter the weekend drone attacks, which triggered a record leap […]

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Trump Says Almost Sure Iran Behind Saudi Attacks

Trump says almost sure Iran behind Saudi attacks

Published on 16.09.2019 at 22h54 by AFP US President Donald Trump said Monday that Iran was likely behind strikes on Saudi oil facilities, but that he wanted to be sure and he hoped to avoid war. “It is certainly looking that way at this moment,” Trump told reporters when asked if he believes Tehran carried […]

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Un Apologizes For Attributing Guernica Bombing To Spanish Republicans

UN apologizes for attributing Guernica bombing to Spanish Republicans

Published on 16.09.2019 at 22h54 by AFP The United Nations has apologized to Spain for having mistakenly attributed the devastating 1937 bombing of the town of Guernica to Spanish Republican forces, a spokesman said Monday. The aerial bombardment of the town was actually carried out by Nazi German and Italian Facist forces that were supporting […]

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Leaves Hospital After 4th Operation

Brazil’s Bolsonaro leaves hospital after 4th operation

Published on 16.09.2019 at 22h54 by AFP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro left hospital Monday eight days after another operation on his stomach following his stabbing at an campaign rally last year. Bolsonaro, 64, is still scheduled to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 24, where Brazil traditionally delivers the first […]

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Dr Congo President Arrives In Belgium On First Official Europe Visit

DR Congo president arrives in Belgium on first official Europe visit

Published on 16.09.2019 at 21h54 by AFP DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi arrived in Belgium late Monday on his first official visit to Europe, aiming to normalise relations with the former colonial power which were strained under the vast African nation’s previous leader’s refusal to step down. Tshisekedi travelled to Washington in April where he […]

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Almost Entire Population Of Ecuador Has Online Data Leaked

Almost entire population of Ecuador has online data leaked

Published on 16.09.2019 at 21h54 by AFP Almost the entire population of Ecuador had their personal data leaked online, security experts said Monday, a massive breach that the government called a “very delicate” issue. An estimated 17 million people, including almost seven million minors and children, had their data exposed by a breach on an […]

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Amnesty Chief Says Us Strike Would Worsen Mideast Suffering

Amnesty chief says US strike would worsen Mideast suffering

Published on 16.09.2019 at 21h54 by AFP The head of Amnesty International warned Monday that a US military intervention in response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities blamed on Iran would only aggravate suffering in the Middle East. The rights group’s secretary general, Kumi Naidoo, said the world instead should redouble efforts to end […]

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Trump Says ‘probably Not’ Right Time To Visit Pyongyang

Trump says ‘probably not’ right time to visit Pyongyang

Published on 16.09.2019 at 21h54 by AFP US President Donald Trump said Monday that it is “probably not” the right time for him to visit North Korea but he could see doing so sometime in the future. “I don’t think we’re ready for that,” Trump told reporters when asked about visiting Pyongyang for a meeting […]

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Trump Expects ‘close’ Israeli Election

Trump expects ‘close’ Israeli election

Published on 16.09.2019 at 21h54 by AFP US President Donald Trump on Monday predicted a close Israeli election as his ally Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to retain power in a neck-and-neck race. “Big election tomorrow in Israel,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “It’s going to be close… it’s a 50/50 election.” Israel […]

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Ex Pm Cameron Says Johnson Believed Brexit Would Be ‘crushed’

Ex-PM Cameron says Johnson believed Brexit would be ‘crushed’

Published on 16.09.2019 at 21h54 by AFP Former prime minister David Cameron, who quit after calling Britain’s EU membership referendum in 2016 — said Boris Johnson had told him he was sure Brexit would be “crushed like a toad”. Cameron has broken a long spell of silence that followed his resignation to promote a tell-all […]

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Us Will ‘defend’ International Order Being ‘undermined By Iran’: Pentagon Chief

US will ‘defend’ international order being ‘undermined by Iran’: Pentagon chief

Published on 16.09.2019 at 20h54 by AFP US Defense Secretary Mike Esper said Monday that the US military is preparing a response to the attack on major Saudi Arabia oil facilities. After briefing President Donald Trump in the White House, Esper singled out Iran as undermining international order, without directly pinning blame on Tehran for […]

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