Two years ago, the Amazon was aflame, ravaged by arsonists and loggers. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro went to war. Air Force C-130 aircraft spewed water and flame retardant over the burning jungle. The effort, in August 2019
The ‘land of the dragon’, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a tiny and remote kingdom nestling in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China.
Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen is located on the south-west corner of the Arabian Peninsula.
The international organization ASEAN has set an ambitious target of securing 23 percent of its primary energy from renewable sources by 2025.
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Parts of Texas hit 0F (-18C) on Sunday, and weather warnings are expected to stay in place through the week. According to the US National Weather Service (NWS), this is down to an “Arctic outbreak” that originated just above the US-Canada border, bringing a winter snowstorm as well as plummeting temperatures.
The World Health Organisation declined inviting Taiwan, because of the objections from China.
Protests against police brutality in Nigeria have turned deadly, with at least one person confirmed dead and dozens more left wounded as officers continue to shoot at demonstrators.
“India’s measure selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds, runs against fair and transparent procedure requirements, abuses national security exceptions and (is suspected of) violating WTO rules,” Ji Rong, spokesman at the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, said in a statement.
During the late 1990s, Taiwan was often touted as a best-case scenario of democratization. Despite internal national identity divisions, its authoritarian past, and the military threat from China, Taiwan went through a remarkably smooth and peaceful democratic transition.
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After the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain has also started diplomatic relations with Israel. But the Middle East is still split.
Netanyahu told the Knesset, meeting in plenary session, that he and Gantz will work together successfully in the same way they collaborated during the military counter-terrorism operation in Gaza
Vietnam, which has a population of around 95 million, has reported just 509 cases since the pandemic began. Unlike many other countries, Vietnam acted before it even had confirmed cases, closing its borders early to almost all travelers, except returning citizens.
Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are a puzzling phenomenon first detected in 2007 – but previous observations have never identified them from within our galaxy. Earlier this year, on 27 April, two space telescopes picked up powerful X-ray and gamma-ray radiation coming from a Cosmic body on the other side of the galaxy.