• Tue. Jan 25th, 2022

    Federal judge denies bail for Russian with close ties to Putin

    A Russian businessman with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin who is accused of being involved in an insider trading and hacking scheme will be detained pending trial, a…

    Community Organization and Solidarity in Peru Tackle Hunger in Pandemic

    Fortunata Palomino is an experienced community organizer from Carabayllo and general coordinator of the Network of Soup Kitchens of Metropolitan Lima, which includes 2,247 soup kitchens. She is critical of…

    War Looms Between Russia and Ukraine, but Diplomatic Options Remain

    Fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine are growing, but diplomatic options remain. Ukrainian soldiers in a trench on the frontline on Monday in Popasna, Ukraine.Credit…Brendan Hoffman for The New…

    Breaking News – US black man mistaken for older white suspect – lawsuit

    Image source, CBSImage caption, The older Shane Brown is over twice the age of the man that was arrested in Nevada A black man in Nevada spent six days in…

    Burkina Faso: Shots heard near presidential palace

    The military has been battling to curb a long-running insurgency Shots have been heard near the presidential palace in Burkina Faso’s capital amid a mutiny by soldiers. Gunfire has also…

    Bringing dry land in the Sahel back to life

    Millions of hectares of farmland are lost to the desert each year in Africa’s Sahel region, but the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is showing that traditional knowledge, combined…

    Thierry Mugler, Genre-Busting French Fashion Designer, Dies at 73

    Style|Thierry Mugler, Genre-Busting French Fashion Designer, Dies at 73 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/23/style/thierry-mugler-dead.html The boundary-breaking designer created dresses so memorable (Demi Moore’s black dress in the 1993 film “Indecent Proposal,” for one) most…

    Breaking News – Taliban begin talks with western officials in Oslo

    Members of the Taliban are meeting with western officials in Norway for the first talks in Europe since the group took control of Afghanistan. The talks, set to last three…

    UK government: Kremlin has plan “to install pro-Russian leadership” in Ukraine

    The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary on Saturday night said the government has “information that indicates the Russian Government is looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv as it considers…

    From Milan to Glasgow, young Moroccans commit to fighting climate change

    A new way to recycle large amounts of coffee grounds; a platform connecting young African activists; technology to produce electricity from ocean waves or recycle plastic. A new energy-efficient construction…