Russia, China make UN proposal to ease N.Korea sanctions

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Russia and China on Monday proposed easing sanctions against nuclear-armed North Korea, in response to steps the North takes towards denuclearization. The proposal, in a draft resolution which surprised several diplomatic missions, came the same day Washington’s top representative in talks with North Korea criticized Pyongyang’s “hostile” statements. The […]

UK snow forecast: BIG FREEZE to bring Christmas Day snow after brutal 3-day winter washout | Weather | News

Britain will be hit by snow on Christmas Day, according to the latest weather forecast charts, with parts of Scotland, northern England and parts of northern Wales all at risk. The warning comes with the country expecting unsettled conditions this week, lasting for up to three days, with powerful winds and heavy rain likely for […]

30 best Christmas gifts for cyclists 2019

Your cycling-fanatic dad might seemingly have every reflective jacket and bike tool under the sun, but obviously, he disagrees. If you’re a (true) cyclist, there’s no such thing as too much kit (or Lycra). GoPro has upgraded the shock proofing, waterproofing and wind-resistance on its helmet-camera, the Hero 8 – critics are calling it the […]

2019 – A Devastating Year in Review — Global Issues

The glaciers of the Andes Mountains are threatened by global warming. Credit: Julieta Sokolowicz/IPS Opinion by Farhana Haque Rahman (rome) Monday, December 16, 2019 Inter Press Service ROME, Dec 16 (IPS) – Farhana Haque Rahman is Senior Vice President of IPS Inter Press Service; a journalist and communications expert, she is a former senior official […]