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Nicaragua moves to join Paris climate accord, isolating US, Syria

Nicaragua moves to join Paris climate accord, isolating US, Syria

Nicaragua signed the Paris climate agreement Monday, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two holdouts on the global climate pact to reduce greenhouse emissions. The latest round of negotiations take place after a string of powerful hurricanes ravaged Caribbean island nations and caused billions of dollars in damage along the Texas and Florida coastlines. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Commission announces €106m in humanitarian aid to Sudan

European Commission announces €106m in humanitarian aid to Sudan

All EU assistance in Sudan is provided to humanitarian and development organisations, with no funding going through the government, the press statement reads. Even as Sudan's humanitarian needs grow "day by day", Stylianides acknowledged that there were only limited funds available. The UN says the lack of funds has already led to dozens of health facilities being closed in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man killed in Jefferson County crash

Man killed in Jefferson County crash

Officials said both victims are from Greensboro and believe the auto skidded off the road and hit a tree. Newberry County Coroner Laura Kneece identified the man as Sherman Elkins, of Newberry, according to a release. The crash report states that Judy Campbell, 58, was driving south on Waukeenah Highway when he crossed the center line and traveled onto the east shoulder. Consulte Mais Informação

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Thai goalkeeper fooled by ridiculous back-spinning penalty

Thai goalkeeper fooled by ridiculous back-spinning penalty

Attempted goal celebrations are often curtailed by an offside flag or the referee's whistle, but rarely has a player been punished so cruelly for celebrating prematurely than this goalkeeper in Thailand. Spectator Phakawat Kunpatee, 18, had been watching his friends take part in the game when he recorded the lucky watche-over-again penalty. "Both teams scored their penalties". Consulte Mais Informação

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Le chien de Macron urine en pleine réunion

Le chien de Macron urine en pleine réunion

La réunion a été brutalement interrompue. D'ailleurs, le petit Nemo est " déboussolé " quand il n'est pas près d'Emmanuel Macron . "Quand on lui demande si " ça arrive souvent ", Emmanuel Macron a rétorqué avec humour: " Vous avez déclenché chez mon chien un comportement totalement inhabituel! Nemo est un labrador croisé de griffon âgé de un à deux ans et adopté fin août dans un refuge de la Société protectrice des animaux. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mother of Dreamworld ride tragedy victims speaks out ahead of anniversary

Mother of Dreamworld ride tragedy victims speaks out ahead of anniversary

At times, it has been hard to face this tragedy and getting out of bed can be a major achievement", she said. "They were huge fans of the theme parks and it was their third visit to Dreamworld", she wrote. " Kate's girls will never have those hugs and kisses from their mum that every child should have ". "The baby of course will have no memory of her lovely mum, but we will forever tell her how much she was loved if only for a brief time". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump plans to release remaining classified JFK files

Trump plans to release remaining classified JFK files

A 1992 law, known as the John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act, called for the release on the 25th anniversary of the law. So will anything substantive come from the release of the JFK files? "Yesterday, I had the opportunity to make the case directly to the president of the United States by phone as to why I believe it is essential that he release the balance of the now redacted and classified JFK assassination documents", Stone said , adding that "a very good White House ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Irán da bienvenida a normalización de relaciones entre Irak y Arabia Saudí

Irán da bienvenida a normalización de relaciones entre Irak y Arabia Saudí

El día siguiente se reunió en Riad con el rey saudí, Salman bin Abdelaziz, el príncipe heredero, y con el ministro de Exteriores de Arabia Saudí, Adel Jubeir. Asimismo, priorizó el desarrollo y el establecimiento de la seguridad como alternativa a las diferencias y las guerras, y remarcó la importancia de dar esperanza a los jóvenes del país. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tillerson exige a retirada das tropas iranianas do Iraque

Tillerson exige a retirada das tropas iranianas do Iraque

A administração de Teerã respondeu à declaração do secretário de Estado dos EUA, Rex Tillerson, que disse que o grupo Hashdi Shabi, apoiado pelo Irã, deveria se retirar do Iraque. "Esta é uma declaração vergonhosa feita com a influência do petrodólar". A sua presença no Iraque foi promovida pelos EUA com John Kerry, ex-Secretário de Estado, a declarar em 2016 que as milícias iranianas tinham sido "úteis" para os EUA na sua estratégia de combate ao Daesh. Consulte Mais Informação

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Feast your eyes on the Aston Martin Zagato Shooting Brake

Rather than cater for kids in the back, the Shooting Brake retains a two-seater cabin layout and offers a larger boot space which is kitted out with bespoke tailored luggage for use on swanky weekends away. The images also show the Shooting Brake has a steeply raked, floating-style roof that incorporates its signature double bubble treatment and extends over the liftback with a sharp rear wing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iranian FM Meets with South African President Zuma

Iranian FM Meets with South African President Zuma

Mohammad Javad Zarif , Iran's foreign minister was quick to respond to the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who called on Iran's Revolutionary Guards and Shiite militias in Iraq "to go home" now that ISIS has been defeated. Earlier on Sunday, Zarif also said even the staunchest allies of the US have voiced their opposition to President Donald Trump's policies on the 2015 worldwide nuclear deal with Iran and Washington's possible withdrawal from it. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australia to help Philippines counter terrorists' 'brutal tactics', Payne says

Australia to help Philippines counter terrorists' 'brutal tactics', Payne says

Australia will send mobile training teams to the Philippines within days to assist with urban warfare counter-terrorism operations in the country , the defence minister, Marise Payne, says. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Tuesday that the Philippines has received a "long list" of names of returning fighters, including "a couple of Filipinos" from Iraq and Syria. Consulte Mais Informação

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PM to Attend Olympic Torch-Lighting Ceremony in Greece

PM to Attend Olympic Torch-Lighting Ceremony in Greece

All venues are complete and hosts are set to deliver successful Games on February 9-25, he said. Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon is on a four-day visit to Greece and Bulgaria to attend the Olympic torch-lighting ceremony. According to tradition, the olympic torch should be lit in the temple of Hera, using a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun during a ceremony in costumes, a method inspired by Antiquity. Consulte Mais Informação

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