Berlin has earmarked more than 1 trillion euros in cash and loans to help the country escape the worst economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Many of the measures have worked – for now. On the long term, though, some strategies could hinder an upswing.
The 150km-long A-68A iceberg, which broke away from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf in 2017, could lead to widespread disruption of wildlife and shipping routes in the area where the giant floating ice island is predicted to strike.
Genaro Garcia Luna, who was Mexico’s Secretary of Public Security from 2006 to 2012, was arrested in Dallas, Texas, in December 2019. It has been alleged he was bribed by the Sinaloa Cartel to keep the Mexican Federal Police Force away from their operations.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Twenty-three prominent members of India’s main opposition Congress, who wanted sweeping changes, were snubbed by the core decision-making body of the party on Monday. In a resolution, the party rallied behind Sonia Gandhi, Interim President of Congress and her son Rahul Gandhi.
The report came amid the planned visit of US Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and Environment Keith Krach to Taiwan, despite Beijing’s objections.
Aleksandar Vucic’s reaction to Donald Trump’s announcement that Belgrade will move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem next July made some people wonder if the news had come as a surprise to the Serbian leader. Vucic visited Washington this week to sign a US-brokered deal with Avdullah Hoti, prime minister of the breakaway Serbian region of…
The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is to elect a new leader – who will serve as the country’s next PM – in less than two weeks, it emerged. Shinzo Abe, the outgoing premier, resigned recently citing declining health. Japan’s Liberal Democrats will officially launch the race for the top job on September 8, with ONLY…