WELLINGTON, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- As rising temperatures shrink glaciers, melt water can collect to form lakes nearby which could put about 15 million people in high mountains at risk of glacial lake outburst floods, according to a study on Wednesday ... Enditem .
The agency noted that it had delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today ...Poland would have no difficulty absorbing this equipment into its armed forces, it affirmed. .
The FBI and the law enforcement agencies of four U.S. allies are sounding the alarm about a dramatic increase in so-called "sextortion" schemes targeting minors on gaming apps and other digital platforms, saying it has become a global crisis ... The problem is happening around the world, they said ... More than a dozen victims committed suicide ... .
Western weapons supplies to Ukraine are dragging NATO directly into the conflict and could lead to an “unpredictable” escalation, Russia’s defence minister says ...Ukrainian officials say Moscow is accumulating arms and reserves for a renewed assault in the coming weeks ... Longer-range rockets ... But it will take months for the new arms to arrive ... .
Nigerians will vote on February 25 to choose their next president along with lawmakers in the House and Senate chambers. With 18 candidates vying for the job, experts at a panel discussion on Tuesday weighed in on the electoral dynamics and their implications for security, the economy and Nigeria’s foreign policy ... .
WASHINGTON -- Another intruder has breached the home of Air Force One, one of the nation's most sensitive military bases, and this time a resident opened fire on the trespasser, Joint Base Andrews said in a statement late Monday. During the incident, which occurred at about 11.30 a.m ... .
Paris. Opponents of France's controversial pension reform plan sought to keep up the momentum on a third day of protests and strikes, but the numbers taking to the streets were down on the previous week ... It said 400,000 people were protesting in Paris compared with 500,000 on January 31 and 400,000 on January 19.
BEIJING. As China and the United States tussle over what Washington says was a Chinese surveillance balloon over US territory, dozens of Chinese documents point to surging interest in using balloon technology for military purposes ... China condemned what it called an “over-reaction” and warned of possible retaliation ... .
JAKARTA – PresidentJoko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, rode to victory eight years ago on the strength of his common-man image, the first of Indonesia’s seven presidents to come from the heartlands of Java instead of the ranks of Jakarta’s civilian and military elite. Still polling at 71%, a result most world leaders...read full story. .
Glaciers around the world are melting at an alarming rate, and are leaving massive pools of water in their wake. The meltwater fills the depression left behind by the glacier, forming what’s known as a glacial lake ... More than half of them are concentrated in just four countries — India, Pakistan, Peru and China ... .
It is worth following the social media pages of the UkrainianInternal Security Service, because sometimes they reveal quite amazing facts. Embezzlement, bribery, smuggling, forgery, robbery, and since the outbreak of the war, collaboration with the Russians – not a day goes by without some kind of horror case being reported ...Home page ....