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US-Iran disaster: Trump lashes out at ‘ignorant and insulting’ assertion

Picture copyright EPA Picture caption Donald Trump signed an government order for brand new sanctions in opposition to Iran on Monday Donald Trump has lashed out on the “ignorant and insulting assertion” launched by Iran after the US president introduced recent sanctions in opposition to the Center Jap nation. The tweets got here after Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani mentioned the transfer proved the White Home was “mentally retarded”. Mr Trump

Paris air air pollution: French state blamed in landmark case

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Parisians have confronted a sequence of excessive air pollution episodes in recent times A court docket has dominated that the French state had didn’t take enough motion to curb air air pollution in Paris, in what’s being hailed as a landmark choice. The case was introduced by a mom and daughter who mentioned their well being had deteriorated when residing close to a busy

Etika: Physique present in seek for lacking YouTuber

Picture copyright Etika/YouTube Police investigating the disappearance of YouTuber Etika have discovered a physique in New York Metropolis’s East River. The physique has but to be formally recognized. Police say the investigation is continuous. The gamer, 29, whose actual identify is Desmond Amofah, was reported lacking six days in the past. His belongings, together with his Nintendo Change, were found on Manhattan Bridge on Monday. He had uploaded an eight-minute

French police underneath hearth over man lacking at Nantes celebration

Picture copyright Police Nationale Picture caption Police have appealed for details about lacking partygoer Steve Maia Caniço. An inquiry has begun after French police broke up a gaggle of revellers celebrating an annual music pageant and a person aged 24 disappeared. Fourteen folks have been rescued from the River Loire after falling in throughout the police crackdown, witnesses say. Steve Maia Caniço was final seen within the early hours of

Ukraine fury as Russia will get again Council of Europe voting rights

Picture copyright EPA Picture caption Ukraine’s new president mentioned he had tried to steer French and German leaders to carry off on permitting Russia’s return 5 years after Russia had its voting rights eliminated due to the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, the Council of Europe’s parliamentary meeting has voted to revive them. The meeting backed the proposal within the face of indignant opposition from Ukraine, whose delegation later walked

‘Local weather apartheid’ between wealthy and poor looms, UN professional warns

Picture copyright EPA Picture caption A home burns within the upmarket Paradise Pines neighbourhood of California in November A UN professional has warned of a attainable “local weather apartheid”, the place the wealthy pay to flee from starvation, “whereas the remainder of the world is left to endure”. Even when present targets are met, “hundreds of thousands will likely be impoverished”, stated Philip Alston, the UN’s particular rapporteur on excessive

Sandwiches in 100% compostable packaging to be offered at Glastonbury Pageant

The sandwiches can be offered at a pop-up retailer run by the British meals retailer Co-op on the pageant, which begins Wednesday. “All elements of the packaging for these sandwiches, the bottom card, the movie and the label, are compostable,” Co-op stated in an announcement despatched to CNN. Compost waste bins can be obtainable on the pageant, Co-op stated, whereas the pop-up retailer will even supply recyclable aluminum cans of

Mexico’s prime Caribbean seashores hit by seaweed infestation

Picture copyright Getty Photographs An infestation of a seaweed-like algae alongside a few of Mexico’s most visited Caribbean seashores has pitted the area people in opposition to the president, who has described the issue as a “minor situation”. In a long-running downside attributed by many researchers to local weather change, sargassum has coated the favored white sandbanks, turning the pristine waters brown and leaving a powerful odour because it decomposes,

Iran-US disaster: Rouhani derides new sanctions as ‘ineffective’

Picture copyright EPA Picture caption President Hassan Rouhani stated Donald Trump’s coverage was one in all desperation Iran’s president has responded with defiance to the newest sanctions imposed by the US, saying they present it’s mendacity about wanting dialogue. Hassan Rouhani stated Donald Trump’s coverage was one in all desperation, calling the White Home “mentally retarded”. The sanctions towards Iran’s supreme chief could be ineffective, whereas these focusing on its

West Bengal protests: Politicians hounded to return bribe cash

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Residents have been raiding politician’s houses asking for his or her bribe a reimbursement Folks in India’s West Bengal state are up in arms towards politicians for an uncommon purpose – they’re demanding their representatives repay bribes. The state’s chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, has instructed ministers to return bribe cash they had been paid by residents in search of entry to authorities schemes. The house