Islamabad, Pakistan – A prominent human rights organisation has issued an urgent plea for global action to protect Pakistan from extreme heatwaves, saying the South Asian country is at the “frontline of the climate crisis” ... The report, titled A BurningEmergency ... Tackling a climate crisis of this scale requires global attention and action ... .
It was a disastrous image for an 80-year-old president who has just announced his campaign for a second term. Collapsed on the ground, unable to get up, sensible rubber soles on full display as Secret Service agents try to hoist him to his feet. It’s not even shocking at this stage. It’s just sad. Sad for the country ...Joe Biden falling of a bike ... ....
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian officials said their forces thwarted large Ukrainian attacks in two provinces of Ukraine illegally annexed by Moscow. The Ukrainian military suggested the Russian reports were part of a misinformation campaign as Kyiv prepares for an anticipated counteroffensive ... “The enemy did not achieve its tasks. It had no success.” ... .
More than 500 people were evacuated from their homes in northern Ecuador on Sunday following flooding caused by heavy rains, President Guillermo Lasso said. No one had been reported dead or missing, he said ...Rain had fallen for 12 hours without interruption, causing six rivers to overflow, Lasso said ... Five health centers were also affected ... ....
If you spend much time perusing the musings of political pundits you may have noticed the emergence of a subgenre of opinion writing that devotes itself to the following question. Why is PresidentBiden so unpopular? A recent contribution to this growing body of work was offered a few days ago in Newsweek ... The archetypal example appeared in U.S ... .
Fighters opposed to the government in Moscow say they have captured some Russian soldiers in Belgorod, near the border with Ukraine. Belgorod’s top official replied to say he had agreed to meet the men’s captors if the soldiers were still alive ...Russia has blamed Ukraine for recent attacks in its border territories ... .
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