Fiona slams Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces a major clean-up

Caye, Puerto Rico (AFP) – Hurricane Fiona hit the Turks and Caicos Islands Tuesday as a Category 3 storm after ravaging Puerto Rico, with most people left without electricity or running water and rescuers used heavy equipment to ferry survivors to safety. The eye of the storm passed near Grand Turk Island, the capital of … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II falls in state as waiting line resumes, King Charles III visits Wales with Queen Camilla

A member of the public rushed to the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II: report A member of the public reportedly rushed to Queen Elizabeth’s coffin and took her down on Friday. According to the report, the police took him to the ground and removed him from Westminster Hall. The person also reportedly tried to pull … Read more

A study finds that rising temperatures and other factors have exacerbated floods in Pakistan

Climate change likely caused rainfall of up to 50% late last month in two southern Pakistan provinces, but global warming It was not the biggest cause of the catastrophic floods in the country A new scientific analysis has found that more than 1,500 people have been killed. The study said that the general vulnerability of … Read more

Putin and Zelensky Flirt with Key Allies as Ukraine Gains

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky are courting key allies on Thursday, trying to bolster their war effort. Their fortunes have tilted toward Ukraine in recent days. In ancient Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Putin hoped to break his international isolation and strengthen his ties with Chinese President Xi Jinping. … Read more

Europe’s plan for floating gas stations raises climate concerns

New York (AFP) – As winter approaches, European countries, scrambling to replace the natural gas they once bought from Russia, have adopted a short-term reform: a chain of about 20 floating terminals that receive liquefied natural gas from other countries and convert it into fuel heating. However, the plan, with the first floating terminals set … Read more

Actress Ai Weiwei warns against arrogance in ‘tricky’ times

VENICE, Italy (AP) – Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei warns against arrogance at what he calls “such a difficult time” with his first glass sculpture, made on the Venetian island of Murano, with an alarming subtitle: “Latin Memento Mori for” Remember, you must die.” Russian bombs fall on Ukraine. China is displaying its military … Read more