Tuesday 21 August, 2018
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Category Archives: News
Trump and Kim Jong Un

North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending its nuclear weapons testing and handing over the remains of U.S. troops killed in the Korean War. The...

By Steve Weichel on Aug 6th, 2018
Zimbabwe

At least one person was killed in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, on Wednesday as soldiers stepped in to disperse stone-throwing opposition supporters who accused the ruling party of trying to rig Monday’s presidential election, witnesses...

By Howard Johnson on Aug 2nd, 2018
Russia's President Vladimir Putin

“Best ally of Putin,” said Tuesday’s front page of France’s sober-minded Le Monde. “Trump makes it easy for Putin,” echoed German’s Die Welt. “Trump 0, Putin 1,” said the Finnish business daily Kauppalehti, playing off the...

By Howard Johnson on Jul 18th, 2018
Japan rains

The toll in deadly rainfall that has devastated parts of Japan with flooding and landslides rose Tuesday to 122, as hopes faded that further survivors could be found. Dozens of people are still missing, and with the rains finally letting up...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 10th, 2018
Klamathon Fire

A wildfire that leaped over the Klamath River before surging into the woodlands near the Oregon-California border claimed the first fire-season fatality in the state Friday morning, and kept fire crews racing to contain it all day. The Klamathon...

By Howard Johnson on Jul 7th, 2018
Clean Growth Strategy

The UK government, as part of its commitment to reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, has launched the Clean Growth Strategy and outlined its approach on how to build a lower-carbon future for the United Kingdom. The thorough document...

By admin on Jun 14th, 2018
Guatemala 200 missing

At least 192 people are missing and 75 are dead as a result of the explosion of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala on Sunday, officials say. Villages on the slopes were buried in volcanic ash and mud. Rescue work on Tuesday was disrupted when a...

By Howard Johnson on Jun 6th, 2018

Explosions intensified on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, spewing ash and sparking a red alert for aviation for the first time since the latest eruption began 12 days ago.   Ash and volcanic smog, or so-called vog, rose up to...

By Howard Johnson on May 16th, 2018
Tesla crash

Police are investigating whether a Tesla sedan’s semi-autonomous Autopilot feature was engaged when it rear-ended a fire department truck in Utah. The Tesla Model S crashed into the truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking...

By Steve Weichel on May 14th, 2018
Hawaii volcano

Residents on Hawaii’s Big Island were ordered to evacuate Tuesday as two new “highly active” lava fissures opened up in the community of Lanipuna. Locals received an emergency alert on their cell phones as government officials...

By Howard Johnson on May 9th, 2018