The AP Interview: Kerry says world short of climate goal

WASHINGTON — Crucial U.N. climate talks next month are likely to fall short of the global target for cutting coal, gas and oil emissions, U.S. climate envoy John Kerry says, after nearly a year of climate diplomacy that helped win deeper cuts from allies but has so far failed to […]

Neo-fascists exploit ‘no-vax’ rage, posing dilemma for Italy

ROME — An extreme-right party’s violent exploitation of anger over Italy’s coronavirus restrictions is forcing authorities to wrestle with the country’s fascist legacy and fueling fears there could be a replay of last week’s mobs trying to force their way to Parliament. Starting Friday, anyone entering workplaces in […]

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurates Construction of Vertical Garden under Flyover in Jammu

JAMMU, OCTOBER 13: Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Sh Hardeep Singh Puri today inaugurated Construction of Vertical Garden under Flyover at B.C Road, Jammu. The Minister said that vertical gardens are particularly suitable for cities, as they allow good use of available […]

Result of Written Examination of Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants)- 2021

DELHI, OCT 13: On the basis of the result of written part of CAPF (ACs) Examination, 2021 held by UPSC on 08th August, 2021, the candidates with the under-mentioned Roll Numbers have qualified for Physical Standards Test/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.  The candidature of all […]

Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention

ONBOARD THE GEO BARENTS OFF LIBYA — Osman Touré was crying from the pain of repeated beatings and torture as he dialed his brother’s cellphone number. “I’m in prison in Libya,” Touré said in that August 2017 call. “They will kill me if you don’t pay 2,500 dinars […]

William Shatner, TV’s Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

VAN HORN, Texas — Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company. The “Star Trek” actor and three fellow passengers hurtled to an […]

Yellen, Powell to meet with Indian officials on economic ties

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 – Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell will meet with their Indian counterparts this week to address issues ranging from the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and financial regulation to climate finance, a senior Treasury official said. The meeting […]

WHO says it may be ‘last chance’ to find COVID origins

GENEVA, Oct 13 – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday its newly formed advisory group on dangerous pathogens may be “our last chance” to determine the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and called for cooperation from China. The first human cases of COVID-19 were reported in […]

EXCLUSIVE Facebook to change rules on attacking public figures on its platforms

Oct 13 – Facebook Inc(FB.O) will now count activists and journalists as “involuntary” public figures and so increase protections against harassment and bullying targeted at these groups, its global safety chief said in an interview this week. The social media company, which allows more critical commentary of public figures […]

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