China overseas coal project funding halt ‘will help the world’: Greenpeace
22 September 2021 | 12:42 pm
China's announcement that it will stop funding coal projects overseas is important says Li Shuo, a climate policy adviser with Greenpeace China, because Beijing is saying "as one of the biggest overseas public financier, we are not going to put more money into coal."
27 Dec 2019
Lorenzo Fioramonti has been threatening to quit since just after the coalition government formed. He had called for billions to be spent to improve schools and universities, but that money was not forthcoming.
23 Feb 2020
Odunayo Adekuoroye gets funding support for Tokyo 2020
26 Feb 2020
The chances of Nigeria performing well at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have gotten another boost with the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare signing a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the ministry for the adoption of world number one woman wrestler, Odunayo Adekouroye by Halogen Company.
14 Apr 2020
Multinational Joint Task Force has not received funding in the last months.
17 Apr 2020
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has joined a global chorus defending the World Health Organization after Donald Trump blasted the UN body and suspended funds.
Trump's move to cut WHO funding draws global condemnation, 80% of persons with Covid 19 have mild form of it- NCDC
15 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
22 Apr 2020
Cases of the Coronavirus are on the rise in Kano State.
20 Jul 2020
Greenpeace unfurls a large banner on a crane overlooking Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris demanding the French government takes "action" on the issue of climate change.
23 Jul 2020
What's been agreed for the EU's seven-year budget? On the outside, it may look good for green policies, but many climate activists aren't pleased because the budget has actually slashed funding for climate action. There are shrinking budgets elsewhere too, in both healthcare and research programmes – leading some to say that Europe will lose its competitive edge when it comes to innovation. We take a closer look.
9 Aug 2020
A study by Greenpeace has shown what could happen if Germany were attacked with nuclear weapons. According to a simulation, around 145,000 people would die instantly were a small nuclear bomb to strike Berlin.
26 Nov 2020
Three-month-old Yemeni twins, Al-Hasan and Al-Hussein, suffer from acute malnutrition, weighing only two kilogrammes. Divorced, unemployed and without any income, their mother Fullah Mohammed struggles to feed them along with her other seven children. The malnourished twins are being treated at the Yemen Swedish Hospital which receives more than 20 acute malnutrition cases daily from the Taez province. Doctors in the hospital say that they get support from International organisations but if funds fall short, the hospital might have to shut its doors to hundreds of malnourished children in Taez. War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Friday.
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A robotic “sixth finger”, that can be worn on the hand next to the pinky to move like a real finger, has been created by Japanese researchers studying how brains react to new and independent body parts.
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The local paper in Uvalde, Texas publishes its first issue since the shooting that killed 19 children and their teachers: an all-black front page with the date of the massacre. Despite the shooting, US gun lobby the NRA is going forward with its annual convention in Texas this weekend. We also look at reactions in the British papers to the long-awaited Sue Gray report on lockdown parties at Downing Street. Plus, we find out new information on how Covid-19 can change our sense of smell.
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From juggling multiple tasks at once, to working long hours and feeling guilty during their leisure time — excessive and "compulsive" work behavior is found throughout Germany's workforce, a new study has found.
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The Council of the Baltic Sea States, a regional grouping on Russia's doorstep, has come together to condemn the invasion of Ukraine — and present Germany with a new test of leadership.
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Victims groups are furious that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to step down despite a damning report on illegal Downing Street parties during the country's strict pandemic lockdowns.
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The killing of 19 children and two teachers in a school shooting in Uvalde has sparked a nationwide debate on gun control. President Biden said the constitutional right to own weapons "is not absolute," and never was.