Vladimir Putin on Friday moved to prolong his repressive and unyielding grip on Russia for at least another six years, announcing his candidacy in the presidential election next March that he is all but certain to win, according to state media reports ... He already is the longest-serving Kremlin leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin ... .
Leaders gathered in Dubai for the United Nation’s (U.N.) COP28 ClimateSummit are fiercely debating loss-and-damage funding—money pledged to low-emission countries due to the costs of extreme weather and slow-onset disasters caused by high-emission countries ... fund established in 2023 at COP27. The obvious answer should be ... .
BEIJING — From trade to human rights, the leaders of China and the European Union differed on a wide range of issues at a summit this week in the Chinese capital... Separate post-summit news conferences on Thursday evening highlighted the divergent positions ... The latest LI business news in your inbox Monday through Friday. Sign up ... AP/Andy Wong. WANG ... ....
LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Six former London police officers on Thursday were given suspended prison sentences for sharing offensive and racist messages on WhatsApp, including references to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and other members of the royal family ... Meghan's mother is Black and her father is white ... Our Standards ... , opens new tab ... ....
VIENNA, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- More people were killed by homicide than by armed conflict and terrorism combined in 2021, with an average of 52 victims worldwide per hour, according to a report released by the United NationsOffice on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Friday ... ■ ... .
DesperatePalestinians fleeing Israel's expanding ground offensive crowded into an ever-shrinking area of the Gaza Strip as the Israel-Hamas war entered its third month Friday. The United Nations warned that its aid operation is "in tatters" because no place in the besieged enclave is safe ... 7 attack by Hamas militants on southern Israel. Still, U.S ... .
Could clams be holding the secret to a longer life? One team of researchers from Bologna believe so – but probably not in the way you think. Humans are living longer than ever before, with the average life expectancy worldwide increasing by no less than two decades in the past 60 years alone. But we’re still babies compared to some other species ... .
Myanmar’s stability has eroded significantly since the 2021 military coup. But the coordinated attack by multiple separatist and pro-democracy groups in October and November 2023 has seen military outposts, villages, border crossings, and other infrastructure overrun ...Already have an account? Sign in. Join the Asia TimesCommunity ... OR ... Latest stories.