Home » Archives by category » WORLD (Page 2)

So much for that hope of reaching peak climate emissions – MIT Technology Review

So much for that hope of reaching peak climate emissions – MIT Technology Review

The good news is the global economy is growing. The bad news is that means climate pollution is, too.  Growing stakes: Worldwide carbon dioxide emissions are on track to rise nearly 3% in 2018, the second annual increase in a row after three relatively flat years, according to a new report by the Global Carbon Project. Those […]

GOP lawmaker defends Trump's Khashoggi response: 'Journalists disappear all over the country' – CNN

GOP lawmaker defends Trump's Khashoggi response: 'Journalists disappear all over the country' – CNN

‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2018/12/04/rep-chris-stewart-trump-saudi-arabia-khashoggi-journalists-disappear-brianna-keilar-crn-vpx.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘large-media_0’,adsection: ‘const-article-carousel-pagetop’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-small-169.jpg”,”height”:124},”xsmall”:{“width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-medium-plus-169.jpg”,”height”:173},”small”:{“width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-large-169.jpg”,”height”:259},”medium”:{“width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-exlarge-169.jpg”,”height”:438},”large”:{“width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-super-169.jpg”,”height”:619},”full16x9″:{“width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-full-169.jpg”,”height”:900},”mini1x1″:{“width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-small-11.jpg”,”height”:120}}},autoStartVideo = false,isVideoReplayClicked = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [{“title”:”Lawmaker defends Trump’s Khashoggi response”,”duration”:”01:31″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/12/04/rep-chris-stewart-trump-saudi-arabia-khashoggi-journalists-disappear-brianna-keilar-crn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/12/04/rep-chris-stewart-trump-saudi-arabia-khashoggi-journalists-disappear-brianna-keilar-crn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181204164338-rep-chris-stewart-120418-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/12/04/rep-chris-stewart-trump-saudi-arabia-khashoggi-journalists-disappear-brianna-keilar-crn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) defended President Donald Trump’s response to the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate […]

Ukraine-Russia clash: Nato's dilemma in the Black Sea – BBC News

Ukraine-Russia clash: Nato's dilemma in the Black Sea – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ukrainian forces took part in a tactical exercise near the Russian border on Monday Does crisis beckon in the Black Sea? Could Russia and Nato even come to blows? That – at least for now – is probably unlikely. But the recent seizure of two Ukrainian gunboats and a tug […]

Soros-founded university says it has been kicked out of Hungary as an autocrat tightens his grip – The Washington Post

Soros-founded university says it has been kicked out of Hungary as an autocrat tightens his grip – The Washington Post

People attend a rally for the Soros-founded Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, Nov. 24, 2018. (Bernadett Szabo/Reuters) Griff Witte Europe-focused correspondent with extensive experience in the Middle East and South Asia December 3 at 7:39 AM BERLIN — An American university established a quarter-century ago to educate a new generation of leaders and scholars […]

Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help – BBC News

Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Representatives from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Poland for talks on climate change – aimed at breathing new life into the Paris Agreement. The UN has warned the 2015 Paris accord’s goal of limiting global warming to “well below 2C above pre-industrial levels” is in danger because major economies, including […]

Mexico's drug war: Has the tide been turned? – BBC News

Mexico's drug war: Has the tide been turned? – BBC News

Mexico’s new president Andrés Manuel López Obrador is promising a radical transformation of his country’s policy to tackle the production of illegal drugs. The drug war in Mexico claims thousands of lives each year and parts of the country are controlled by notorious drug lords. But the most infamous, known as ‘El Chapo’, is currently […]

'Spooked' Trump launches early morning Twitter rant on explosive Russia revelations, ahead of talks with world leaders – follow live – The Independent

'Spooked' Trump launches early morning Twitter rant on explosive Russia revelations, ahead of talks with world leaders – follow live – The Independent

Donald Trump has launched an early morning Twitter rant after joining world leaders for a series of talks at the G20 summit in Argentina. The president responded to explosive revelations that Michael Cohen, Mr Trump’s former lawyer, has admitted to lying about a property deal in Russia. Mr Trump took to social media to say he “lightly looked at doing a building somewhere […]

Official: Over a third of migrants stranded at U.S. border have serious health issues – AOL

Official: Over a third of migrants stranded at U.S. border have serious health issues – AOL

Over a third of the migrants who came with the caravan to the U.S.-Mexico border are apparently suffering from a slew of health issues.  According to Tijuana’s Health Department, migrants are suffering from respiratory infections, tuberculosis and chicken pox among other problems.  Also within the 6,000 migrants are also four cases of HIV/AIDS and at least 100 migrants have lice and skin infections.  And a spokesman said there is also a threat […]

Facebook Considered Charging for Access to User Data – The Wall Street Journal

Facebook Considered Charging for Access to User Data – The Wall Street Journal

Internal emails show Facebook Inc. considered charging companies for continued access to user data several years ago, a step that would have marked a dramatic shift away from the social-media giant’s policy of not selling that information, according to an unredacted court document viewed by The Wall Street Journal. The emails in the document also […]

Lion Air crash: Pilots fought automatic safety system before plane plunged – CNN

Lion Air crash: Pilots fought automatic safety system before plane plunged – CNN

‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2018/11/02/lion-air-crash-indonesia-wrap-lon-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘large-media_0’,adsection: ‘const-article-carousel-pagetop’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-small-169.jpg”,”height”:124},”xsmall”:{“width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-medium-plus-169.jpg”,”height”:173},”small”:{“width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-large-169.jpg”,”height”:259},”medium”:{“width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-exlarge-169.jpg”,”height”:438},”large”:{“width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-super-169.jpg”,”height”:619},”full16x9″:{“width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-full-169.jpg”,”height”:900},”mini1x1″:{“width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-small-11.jpg”,”height”:120}}},autoStartVideo = false,isVideoReplayClicked = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [{“title”:”What we know about the Lion Air plane crash”,”duration”:”02:51″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/11/02/lion-air-crash-indonesia-wrap-lon-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/11/02/lion-air-crash-indonesia-wrap-lon-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181101102923-01-lion-air-crash-1101-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/11/02/lion-air-crash-indonesia-wrap-lon-orig.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 189 people crashed off the coast of Jakarta on Oct. 29. This is […]