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26 September 2017 – Schooling without learning is a terrible waste of precious resources and of human potential, the World Bank said today, warning in a new report that millions of young students in low and middle-income countries face...
While the United States is deeply divided on many issues, there is remarkable consensus on climate change, according to new research. “But the American people are vastly underestimating how green the country wants to be,” says Jon Krosnick, a professor...
The Financial Times reports that China has tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile. According to this media, the launch took place in August and the device circled the Earth before descending to its target. A sign of China's growing military...
U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he has evidence that the coronavirus originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China, contradicting the Intelligence Directorate, which hours earlier had rejected an alleged artificial origin. Trump generated this new controversy when the...
From 8 June, Boris Johnson's government will impose a fortnightly quarantine on all passengers - both British and foreign - arriving in the UK from an international destination. Downing Street wants to gradually implement its de-escalation strategy, and among...
California has been hit hard the past few weeks with storms. Storms bring lightning and lightning strikes cause wildfires. Currently there are at least five fire complexes in the area including River, Fork, South, Route and Mad River. The Mad...
22 December 2017 – The total number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has crossed one million, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today, urging greater efforts to tackle the outbreak and deal with the deteriorating health...
While droughts are cyclical in Somalia, this year's conditions have been exacerbated by failed rains. The effects have been devastating for families dependent on livestock and agriculture. Humanitarian organizations estimate 6.2 million people, over half the country's population, are facing...
Earlier today, following four weeks of trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York, returned guilty verdicts against New York State Senator John Sampson, for one count of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements to...
“I am deeply alarmed by the extreme escalation in hostilities in east Ghouta,” Panos Moumtzis, UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, said in a statement issued following clashes that killed over 40 civilians and injured more than...