BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance stands ready to seize a historic moment and move quickly on allowing Finland and Sweden to join its ranks, after the two countries submitted their membership requests ... “I warmly welcome the requests by Finland and Sweden to join NATO ... 24 ... ___ ... ___ ... .
Today, as the world produces more food than ever before, more than one in ten people on Earth are hungry. But the hunger of almost 1 billion people is taking place at the same time corporate food producers sell the food, manipulating production and prices which reap enormous profits ... In “Stuffed and Starved,” Raj Patel writes ... .
AFP. A view shows the Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol on May 10, 2022 ... "Unfortunately, military unblocking is impossible in this situation. There can be no other formula of salvation than the one currently in use ... .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Investigators probing the crash of a China Eastern Airlines jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action taken on the flight deck, with no evidence so far of a technical malfunction, two people briefed on the matter said ... officials’ preliminary assessment. Boeing Co, the maker of the jet, and the U.S ... .
Sweden and Finland’s historic bids to become NATO members have hit a roadblock after top Turkish officials took a tough stance against a Nordic expansion of the transatlantic alliance ... All 30 NATO members must unanimously give the green light for the two historically neutral countries to join the alliance ... “How can we trust them?” ... What is next? ... .
China, the US and India must take more decisive steps in the face of challenges in reaching net-zero emissions targets as they are responsible for more than half of all global emissions, experts say ... Of the remaining part, 1.61 billion tons resulted from oil, 858 million tons from cement, and 605 million tons of carbon emissions from natural gas ... .
BY KIRUBEL TADESSE – What if Facebook suspends Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s account? The PM has over 4 million people following him on the platform. More importantly, the page serves as a de facto office for state media organizations which broadcast every message the PM posts there ... Facebook is too big to govern ... This could soon change ... ....
Brussels last night threatened an all-out trade war against the UK after Liz Truss outlined plans to rewrite parts of the Brexit deal to protect the Northern Ireland peace process... The legislation will also introduce fines for firms caught smuggling goods into the single market by the back door. RELATED ARTICLES ... .