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European Union Climate Talk

The 27 European Union members found a common agreement on draft legislation aimed at slashing European Union greenhouse gases by at least 55% in 2030 compared with 1990 rather than by a previously agreed 40%.The agreement on the five laws proposed by the EU’s executive arm last year paves the way for the final negotiations

NATo Strategy Against Russia

NATO countries are sitting down in Madrid for the second day of a summit that Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday said will be “historic and transformative,” as the alliance revamps its strategy in response to Russia’s war in Ukraine. The military alliance is expected to unveil a new strategic concept at this summit on Wednesday,

Sudan, Ethiopia army clash

The escalation of tensions between the two African countries who are also embroiled in a dispute over Ethiopia’s filling of a mega hydroelectric dam along the River Nile has raised concerns over security and stability in the east African region where the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda are increasing rhetoric of a potential clash

UK Refuses to Add Abortion to new Bill of Rights

The issue of access to abortion care has jumped up the agenda following the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn legal protections across the Atlantic. Millions of women in the US are losing their right to abortions, with over half of US states expected to restrict or ban the medical procedure. Abortions are still by

Russia wants to “dictate” future world order

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told NATO leaders on Wednesday his country needed more advanced weapons and money to defend itself against Russia, warning that Moscow’s ambitions did not stop at Ukraine. “This is not a war being waged by Russia against only Ukraine. This is a war for the right to dictate conditions in Europe

Black Death Origin

The Black Death, an outbreak of plague that ravaged Europe, the Middle East and north Africa between 1346 and 1353. Where it struck, it killed up to 60% of the population. Even after this first, exceptionally lethal wave had passed, local plagues continued for about 500 years, and the disease still spills over into people

reconstruction of Ukraine

On February 24th the war began, and three months later Azovstal lay in ruins. Russia has reduced most of Mariupol, and other towns in eastern Ukraine, to burnt-out husks. Russian missiles and artillery have smashed railway stations, ports and telecoms towers, hit more than 1,000 schools and left roads and wheat fields pocked with craters.

Current Global Economy

The world economy is throwing up more nasty surprises for investors. Citigroup’s global economic-surprise index (CESI), which measures the degree to which macroeconomic data announcements beat or miss forecasts has fallen into negative territory for the first time since November (the indices for America and China have been negative since mid-May). Since the summer of

NATO Summit

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has just entered its fifth month. On June 28th nato leaders will gather in Madrid to prepare the alliance for darker days ahead. During a visit to Kyiv on June 16th, Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, reiterated his warning that Europe would eventually have to engage with Russia again: “We, Europeans, we

Putin Will Be Part Of G20 Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to participate in this year’s Group of 20 Summit, the Kremlin said Monday, setting up a potentially dramatic first meeting between Putin and his critics since he ordered the invasion of Ukraine in February. G2o summit will be held in Bali, Indonesia in November 15 and 16 and will bring