Vladimir Putin sends ‘warm letter’ to Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions

[ad_1] Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Dilma Rousseff (not pictured), Chair of the New Development Bank, in Strel’na, outside Saint Petersburg, on July 26, 2023. — AFP In a surprise visit to Pyongyang by a top Russian official Wednesday amid rising regional tensions, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was presented with a … Read more

Ukraine live briefing: Putin seeks to boost relations with African leaders, promises grain

[ad_1] Updated July 27, 2023 at 8:23 a.m. EDT|Published July 27, 2023 at 2:38 a.m. EDT Ukrainian troops fire toward Russian troops in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region on Sunday. (Reuters) Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is seeking to boost ties with African leaders at a St. Petersburg summit, told his visitors that Russia could replace … Read more

North Carolina woman warns of vaping dangers after teen stepson’s sudden death: ‘We had no clue’

[ad_1] A North Carolina woman is sounding the alarm about the potential dangers of vaping after her 15-year-old stepson’s unexpected death.  Solomon Wynn’s family took him off a ventilator in mid-June, just months after the teenage football player developed a bad cough. “We went to the primary care doctor because he had a bad cough. … Read more

Last of nearly 100 whales beached in Australia euthanized despite massive attempted rescue effort

[ad_1] The nearly 50 remaining long-finned pilot whales that beached themselves on a southwestern Australian coast were euthanized Wednesday, despite days of attempted rescue efforts. Nearly 100 pilot whales were left stranded on the beach Tuesday and volunteers worked frantically to attempt to rescue them, but about 50 had died by the end of the … Read more

Niger's military announces coup, soldiers detain president – SUCH TV

[ad_1] Soldiers in Niger claimed to have removed President Mohamed Bazoum from power late on Wednesday, hours after members of the presidential guard detained the politician at his official residence. According to international media reports, in a statement broadcast on national television, Colonel-Major Amadou Abdramane said that “the defence and security forces have decided to … Read more

UK prepares for intense and endless heatwaves as climate crisis deepens after 2022’s record heatwave

[ad_1] UK forecast to swelter in unstoppable heatwaves after 2022’s record heatwave. phy.org The UK is set to face a future of more frequent and intense heatwaves due to the escalating impacts of climate change, warns the latest study released by Britain’s Meteorological Office.  The report highlights the alarming trend of rising temperatures and the … Read more

Global catastrophe looms as scientists raise alarm over apocalypse at sea

[ad_1] news.yahoo.com Scientists have warned revealed that the crucial system of ocean currents responsible for transporting heat across the North Atlantic could be on the brink of collapse, according to a new study. The Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, a vital part of the Earth’s climate system, has been slowing down since the mid-1900s. However, the … Read more