World misses the mark on green COVID recovery
15 June 2022 | 11:37 am
Despite government promises of a green COVID recovery, a new report says the world missed a "historic chance" to boost clean energy.
Since North Korea reported its first official coronavirus case last week, the WHO has warned it might spread rapidly in the unvaccinated country. Ruler Kim Jong Un wants the military to turn the tide.
For the first time in its over 50-year history, the annual gathering in the Swiss resort town is taking place against the backdrop of a major war in Europe. But that's not the only thing which sets this year's WEF apart.
The world is not ready for an age in which environmental degradation meets increased armed conflict, suggests a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
From June 1 and for the following three months, those entering Germany will not have to proof of vaccination, a negative test result or demonstrate a recent recovery from the coronavirus.
With the European Union looking to ditch Russian oil and gas, the African country says it could not only help bridge the gap but also bolster the bloc's green push thanks to abundant sunshine and high wind speeds.
Datamellon partners with Amazon world service on the Internet of things (iot) revolution and serverless event-driven architectures.
Several rural areas in Nigeria are not connected to the national grid. Habitants of this rural area extensively use kerosene-fueled lanterns and candles due to the lack of electricity. This report takes a look at how solar is driving Nigeria's post-pandemic green recovery
Authorities say a suspect had complete copies of police investigation and judicial case files. Investigators also found glass shards in a getaway car, directly linking suspects to the theft of €113.8 million in jewels.
The world's most ignored displacement crises are in Africa, according to an annual ranking. It's the first time all 10 are on the African continent.
Soldiers of the territorial defence force of Ukraine in Kharkiv cheered on their team on Wednesday night when they played in a World Cup qualification play-off match against Scotland. A very small screen in shelter was enough for the men to enjoy their team's 3-1 triumph at Hampden Park in Glasgow.
Ukraine at the World Cup? Despite the war at home and months without a competitive match, the team and coach told DW of their determination to make it through the playoffs against Scotland and, potentially, Wales.
Poland's spending plans for billions of euros in pandemic recovery funding has been cleared by the EU's executive. But Warsaw must still make changes to ensure judicial independence before any payments can be made.
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