A new strain of coronavirus (officially named 2019-nCoV), which has caused respiratory diseases in China, and spread to at least 28 other countries, HAS BEEN DECLARED a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organisation (WHO)....
I have read the many reports that summarize the dire state of the climate and our planet’s worsening prospects. I know the hard statistics documenting rising temperatures, the increasing intensity of natural disasters and warmer seas. I have been...
Russia's infamous troll farm conducted a campaign on Twitter before the 2016 elections that was larger, more coordinated and more effective than previously known, research from cybersecurity firm Symantec out Wednesday concluded. The Internet Research Agency campaign may not only...
Source: UN News Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s current UN Permanent Representative, was elected to head the world body by acclamation on Tuesday in the General Assembly Hall in New York and will succeed Ecuador’s Maria Fernanda Espinosa. “Peace and security, poverty eradication,...
A potential investigation of the search and advertising giant comes after years of rising political heat on Silicon Valley. But an antitrust case would pose huge hurdles for the government.
Rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran are also magnifying strains among President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy advisers: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton. Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign against the mullahs in Tehran has...
This story first appeared on the New York Times on 1 May 2019 - click to view on Time's website After exhausting his appeals in the British courts, rather than submit to extradition, Mr. Assange took refuge in Ecuador’s embassy,...