Tag Archives: Russia

Arctic air temps highest since 1900, global report shows

The Arctic is heating up, with air temperatures the hottest in 115 years, & the melting ice destroying walrus habitat & forcing some fish northward, a global scientific report said…

Merkel calls under-funding of refugee agency 'unforgiveable'

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned rich countries on Monday for failing to properly fund the United Nations refugee agency & World Food Programme, calling the lack…

New York, Washington bask in warm winter weather records

Shorts instead of scarves: New York City & the Washington area shattered or matched warm weather records Sunday for December 13, less than two weeks before the usually chilly Christmas…

Anti-Radicalisation Strategy 'Alienating Pupils'

There are mounting concerns approximately the implementation of the Government's deradicalisation programme in schools, amidst warnings that Muslim children are being singled out & demonised. The Prevent strategy  – which…

German police search for group that defaced Facebook office

BERLIN (AP) — Police say they are looking for a group of up to 20 people who wrote "Facebook Dislike" on the social media firm's German headquarters in Hamburg. The…

As garbage mountains rise, Indonesian capital faces waste crisis

Sifting through a mountain of garbage with her bare hands, a thick cloth wrapped around her face to keep out the stench, Patimah recalled her early days scavenging at a…

North Korea slams U.S. over U.N. meeting on human rights 'racket'

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea on Saturday blasted the United States for organising a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on alleged human rights abuses in…

Renault-Nissan's French peace deal leaves investors underwhelmed

By Laurence Frost & Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) – The Renault-Nissan alliance drew a line under an eight-month power struggle with the French government on Friday, with a compromise deal…

Putin says Russia backs Free Syrian Army alongside Assad troops

By Dmitry Solovyov & Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia is supporting the opposition Free Syrian Army, providing it with air cover, arms &…

Morocco issues arrest warrant for Paris attack suspect

RABAT (Reuters) – Moroccan authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Salah Abdeslam, the Paris attack suspect who is at the centre of an international manhunt, according to the Moroccan…