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Recent Study Warns Of Severe Food Insecurity In Many Countries Due To Climate Change

The new study on climate change and its impacts that was released by the University of Exeter early this week, has warned that there are chances of more extremes of weather in the near future because of climate change globally which could lead to potential risks of food shortages in many countries....

Visa Applicants To The U.S. May Require Handing Over Their Social Media Details

Everyone who are looking to get a visa into the United States would now potentially hand over their social media details to the U.S. administration, according to a plan announced by the Trump administration.    All of the details of their Facebook and Twitter accounts would have to be...

More U.K. Diplomats Expelled From Russia, Diplomats Of Other EU States Also To Be Expelled

A day after 60 U.S. diplomats were asked to get out of Russia, the country asked the U.K. to reduce its diplomatic mission in the country to as low as possible. This measure – which was expected, has further heightened tensions with the West.   Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova...

The cashless society, an epic betrayal of democracy

Many economic actors are in favor of an ongoing trend: the slow demise of cash, gradually phasing out of our economies, leaving its historical place to more modern, convenient and virtual methods. Among these supporters, government agencies are looking forward to moving on to the cashless era of...

Ecologists Conclude That With Temperature Rise, Weedy Bird Species Gain The Advantage

Predominating models that are favored by ecologists is proving inadequate to predict the trends of alteration of North American winter bird communities due to climate change.   Established and researched trends in animals in varying climate zones helps ecologists predict that with warming...

Global Economy Is Heading For A Broad-Based Recovery In 2018, Forecasts World Bank

World Bank said that there was a broad based economic recovery underway in the world economy and predicts a global economic growth rate of 3.1 per cent for the year 2018 which is an increased prediction compared to what was made by it the last time in June past year when it predicted 2018 global...

After Seizing Areas Of Kirkuk, Iraq Calls On BP To 'Quickly' Develop Disputed Oilfields

After central government forces loyal to Baghdad swept through the Kurdish led territory at the start of the week, an urge was sent to officials of BP by Iraqi officials to help the besieged country ravaged by a war and by years of ethnic violence develop oilfields in the disputed city of...

There Are Ways New Delhi Can Hit Back Against China Which Is Pumping Money Into Countries Around India

India is looking to defended its sphere of influence, as China invests millions in the region, even though India has long been the dominant power in South Asia.   Reacting to related questions, a panel of experts at the World Economic Forum's India summit said that India must play...

North Korean Quake 'Suspected Explosion' Says China While It South Korea Says Its Likely Natural

Fears that the isolated state of North Korea had conducted another nuclear bomb test weeks after its last one was raised after China’s earthquake administration said on Saturday that it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a “suspected explosion”.   They were...

Following Intense Drought And 'Very Bad Harvest, North Korea Faces Food Shortages

Despite recent relief from an intense dry spell, North Koreans are likely to face serious food shortages, said officials from the UN Food and Agricultural Organization.   Cereal production in the communist dictatorship had plunged to record lows in 2001 due to low rainfall and this...

As Trump Seeks Warmer Moscow Ties, Russian Hackers Feel The Heat

The status of his Jabber secure online messaging account was set to “away” when Alexander Vinnik was arrested on money-laundering charges at a Greek hotel in late July.   “He often takes some time to reply, so at first I didn’t think anything of it,” said one person who knew the Russian as...

US Should Expect 'Painful' Response To Sanctions, Russia Lawmaker Says, Analysts Disagree

It is unlikely that any major harm for American investors could be caused by any Russian response to fresh sanction from the U.S.  and therefore, such response is being merely seen as a symbolic gesture, says one political analyst. After the U.S. House of Representatives voted...
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