Delegates attending a U.N. conference in Lisbon next week might take inspiration for their efforts to protect the oceans by looking out of the venue’s windows at Portugal’s longest river, where frolicking dolphins nowadays delight locals and tourists. The number of dolphins swimming from the Atlantic into the mouth of the River Tagus at Lisbon… Continue reading Dolphins in Lisbon river show benefits of protecting nature
Israel’s prime minister has convened what is likely his last Cabinet meeting as premier, with parliament expected to dissolve itself this week, triggering new elections in the fall
Leaders of French energy giants are urging the French public to immediately reduce consumption of fuel, oil, electricity and gas amid shortages and soaring prices due to Russia’s supply cuts to Europe and the ongoing war in Ukraine
The Philippine coast guard says an inter-island ferry with more than 160 passengers and crew has caught fire off, leaving one dead and another missing
Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital Sunday, hitting at least two residential buildings, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said. He said “it is maybe a symbolic attack” ahead of this week’s NATO summit. (Image credit: Nariman El-Mofty/AP)
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Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital in the early hours of Sunday morning, striking at least two residential buildings, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said, as elsewhere Russian troops consolidated their gains in the east.
Gold has been the top Russian export after energy in recent years, reaching almost €18 billion in 2020.
President Joe Biden said Sunday that the United States and other Group of Seven leading economies will ban imports of gold from Russia, the latest in a series of sanctions that the club of democracies hopes will further isolate Russia economically over its invasion of Ukraine. A formal announcement was expected Tuesday as the leaders… Continue reading Biden: G-7 to Ban Russian Gold in Response to Ukraine War
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U.S. President Joe Biden says that the United States and other Group of Seven leading economies intend to announce a ban on imports of gold from Russia
Villagers see destruction everywhere and help in short supply days after an earthquake devastated a remote region of southeast Afghanistan and killed at least 1,150 people
Syrian state media is reporting that hundreds of Syrian paratroopers took part in a joint drill with their Russian counterparts in the war-torn country in the second joint maneuver this month
Senior Biden administration officials said gold is Moscow’s second largest export after energy. Banning imports would make it more difficult for Russia to participate in global markets, they said. (Image credit: Daniel Karmann/AP)
The chancellor’s first six months have come at perhaps the most tumultuous time in Europe since World War II. And with it, criticism that he’s not up to the job.
Biden, in Germany for the Group of Seven nations summit, said gold is “a major export that rakes in tens of billions of dollars for Russia.”
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“Some companies may cut their forecasts next week before they are due to report,” the “Mad Money” host said.
The leaders of the G-7 nations will announce a ban on Russian gold imports for Moscow’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden confirmed on Sunday morning.
At least 17 people were found dead at a nightclub in a township in South Africa’s southern city of East London on Sunday, police said.
NASA will launch a rocket from the remote wilderness of northern Australia on Sunday evening, the first commercial space launch in Australia and the agency’s first from a commercial spaceport.
Biden: Group of Seven nations to announce ban on Russian gold imports in latest round of sanctions over Ukraine war
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As the leaders met in Munich, Germany, for the latest G-7 summit, U.S. President Joe Biden took to Twitter to confirm earlier reports of an imminent ban.“Together, the G7 will announce that we will ban the import of Russian gold, a major export that rakes in tens of billions of dollars for Russia,” he said.… Continue reading G-7 Nations to Announce Import Ban on Russian Gold as Moscow Sanctions Widen
Sargassum seaweed has blighted many of the beaches on Barbados for several years. Joshua Forte, a local entrepreneur, is convinced that it can be turned into a valuable commodity, and turned into highly effective, organic compost. Read the full story, “First Person: The Barbadian entrepreneur turning sargassum into money”, on globalissues.org →
Sargassum seaweed has been blighting many of the beaches on Barbados for several years. Joshua Forte, a local entrepreneur, is convinced that it can be turned into a valuable commodity, and turned into highly effective, organic compost. Read the full story, “First Person: The Barbadian entrepreneur turning sargassum into money”, on globalissues.org →
As Moscow makes examples of small-time activists, Alexandra Skochilenko faces 10 years in prison, bullying and abuse.
Several explosions took place early on Sunday in the Shevchenkivskiy district of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, the city’s mayor Vitali Klitschko said on the Telegram messaging app.
Sri Lanka hiked fuel prices on Sunday, creating further pain for ordinary people as officials from the United States arrived for talks aimed at alleviating the island’s dire economic crisis.
As conservative US states rush to enact abortion bans following the Supreme Court’s bombshell decision, the fight over reproductive rights in America is poised to shift to a new battleground:…
A black bear in the US state of Tennessee died from heatstroke after it got stuck in an unlocked car in search of food, wildlife officials have said.
Several explosions shook Kyiv’s central Shevchenkivskiy district early on Sunday, causing a widespread damage and a fire at a residential building, officials said, in the first assault on Ukraine’s…
Four G7 powers will ban Russian gold exports in a new bid to stop oligarchs from buying the precious metal to avoid the impact of sanctions against Moscow, Britain said Sunday.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko says Russia has targeted the Ukrainian capital
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is certain to dominate an upcoming NATO summit in Madrid
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is certain to dominate an upcoming NATO summit in Madrid
Survivors have described how more than 100 people were killed in Mali in an attack by a Jihadi group just as villagers in central region were beginning to enjoy a peace deal signed last year in the West African country
Fire officials work the scene where a boy died and three children were critically injured in a fire June 26, 2022 on the Northwest Side. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere A 4-year-old boy died three other children critically injured in a basement fire in West Humboldt Park on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago fire and police… Continue reading 4-year-old boy dead, 3 children critically injured in West Humboldt Park basement blaze
“No Russian missiles, no strikes can break the morale of Ukrainians,” the Ukrainian president said.
In Lebanon, a debate over civil marriages is mired in religious and political entanglements
At this year’s G-7 summit Germany will push its plan for countries to join together in a ‘climate club’ to tackle global warming
Ecuador’s largest Indigenous organization began a strike two weeks ago to demand gasoline prices be cut, price controls be imposed on agricultural products and a larger budget be set for education. (Image credit: Dolores Ochoa/AP)
On abortion, guns and religion, the court is giving its Republican sponsors what they hoped for.
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Two men sentenced out of Los Angeles County and incarcerated in Kern Valley State Prison are accused of killing another inmate in the prison earlier this week. According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Esteban Ceja, 29, and Adrian Gurrola, 31, are believed to have attacked another inmate in a common room with… Continue reading Inmates from L.A. County accused of killing fellow prisoner at Kern Valley
Californians do a lot of things differently from other Americans, so why not sobriety? The concept of “California sober” — or “Cali sober” if you want to make that a thing — takes a swing at that idea. Its adherents generally abstain from alcohol and “hard” drugs but still smoke cannabis. Some proponents, like the… Continue reading What is ‘California sober’ — and does it actually work?
A man who allegedly attacked a police officer with a “makeshift flamethrower” during Friday night’s abortion rights demonstration in downtown Los Angeles has been arrested and is facing possible charges for attempted murder. The Los Angeles Police Department said 30-year-old Michael Ortiz attacked an officer with a torch, sending the officer to the hospital with… Continue reading LAPD arrest man accused of attacking officer with torch during abortion rights protests
Moon Alert There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The moon is in Gemini. Aries (March 21-April 19) Enjoy talking to neighbors, relatives, siblings and daily contacts because this is an upbeat, friendly day! It’s the perfect day for a short trip. It’s a great day to network with others. Writers, actors and… Continue reading Horoscope for Sunday, June 26, 2022
Eight bodies have been found on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, and they appear to be those of eight men apparently kidnapped from a resort on the Caribbean coast