Sunday, August 20, 2017

Arctic Ocean could be almost entirely free of ice by 2040 — scientists

The Arctic Ocean could be almost entirely free of ice by 2040, more than 90 scientists have warned. ______ The latest assessment conducted by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program report, which has contributions from more than 90 scientists, found that projections for the melting of...

Almost 1.4 million children could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan & Yemen, UNICEF warns

Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency said Monday. ______ In Yemen, where war has been raging for nearly two years, 462,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition...

Unimaginable radiation levels inside Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station

Unimaginable radiation levels inside Fukushima's crippled nuclear power station. According to the institute, just 4 sieverts of radiation exposure would be enough kill a handful of people. Tepco said it had found a two-metre hole in the metal grating under the reactor that would need to be patched after a robot was sent in to asses some of the damage.
Radiation levels recorded inside Fukushima's crippled nuclear power station are at the highest levels since its catastrophic meltdown in 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc (Tepco) said the radiation level in the containment vessel of Reactor 2 in the Fukushima No 1 power plant...

UK government refused to identify the forces it is training in Iraq and Syria but admits secret war fund

Official THOUSANDS of ISIS jihadis will return to Europe
Responding to questions from the Defence Committee, the government refused to identify the forces it is training in Iraq and Syria but appeared to confirm it has increased the amount of cash available for the conflict from a secretive war fund. ______ The committee asked a...

Major cyber attacks hit organizations across EU like never seen before — Even so, it’s spreading fast

A number of organizations across the world have been hit by so-called ransomware cyber attacks. Organizations in several countries, including Britain, the United States, China, Russia, Spain, Italy, Vietnam and Taiwan, reported on Friday that they had been attacked by a malicious software known as...

Mosul fighting

Iraqis leave their homes as members of the Iraqi forces take position in a neighborhood of west Mosul on May 17, 2017, during an ongoing offensive to retake the area from Islamic State fighters. File Getty Images. 

Donald Trump signed directives to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border

President Donald Trump signed directives on Wednesday to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border and strip funding from cities that shield illegal immigrants as he charged ahead with sweeping and divisive plans to transform how the United States deals with immigration and national...

US-led killed 700 civilian killed on Syria’s Raqqa — moniror

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights -- With every new day, Al-Raqqah loses more of its citizens and residents, those who have not had a choice of leaving the city, but they had to choose between two similar consequences, either death by the “Islamic...

Qatari finance engineer for terrorists in Yemen

Yemeni Abdul Wahab Mohamed Abdul Rahman Al-Hmeiqani is number 12 on the terrorist list issued by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt. He holds a senior position at the Sheikh Eid Al Thani Charity Foundation in Qatar, the institution that...

North Korea can hit most of United States, US officials

North Korea missile launch was ICBM, confirms Pentagon
North Korea's latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile has shown that Pyongyang now may be able to reach most of the continental United States, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday. The assessment, which the officials discussed on condition of anonymity, underscored the growing...

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