US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended sanctions against Venezuela and said the United States would not "quit the fight" in the South American nation as it struggles with an economic and political crisis.
With the threat of climate change becoming all the more catastrophic with each passing day but the president of the world's largest economy — US — refusing to acknowledge that it's a reality, the frustration is only rising with each passing day.
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege may have won his Nobel Prize for his work to end sexual violence in war, but the surgeon said the groundwork for equality must be laid in peacetime, as he praised movements like #MeToo.
China will work to achieve its existing greenhouse gas targets and strive to do better as the challenges of climate change become more urgent, Xie Zhenhua, the country’s top climate envoy, said at a briefing.
‘Colony collapse disorder’ — or massive death of whole colonies of bees — has caused international alarm in recent years. Environmentalists blame viruses, mites, pesticides or even radiation from cell phone towers for the phenomenon.
Russia has stressed that it will continue to fight terrorist forces in Syria until “their total elimination,” as a full-scale liberation operation against remaining militants concentrated in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib draws close.