European officials voice concern over ‘alarming’ new Covid variant

A person passes the main street of the Christmas market in Barcelona, ​​Spain. SOPA photos | Light Rocket | Getty Images A senior European Union official said the news related to the novel coronavirus was “disturbing” and acknowledged that there could be repercussions for the region’s economy. A handful of countries, notably South Africa and … Read more

The world is worried Putin is about to invade Ukraine. Here’s why

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin dating back to 2011. Cloth Coverini | AFP | Getty Images Experts and officials are closely watching President Vladimir Putin, who fears that Russia may be planning a military escalation with its neighbor Ukraine. Tens of thousands of Russian troops have reportedly gathered on the border with Ukraine, and experts … Read more

Who’s going to COP26? And who won’t be there for the UN climate talks?

European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen holds a press conference ahead of the G20 and COP26 (Glasgow Conference) at Berlaymont, EU Commission headquarters on October 28, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Mons | Getty Images News | Getty Images Glasgow, Scotland – The COP26 Climate Summit kicks off on Sunday, when world leaders … Read more

Who’s going to COP26? And who won’t be there for the UN climate talks?

European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen holds a press conference ahead of the G20 and COP26 (Glasgow Conference) at Berlaymont, EU Commission headquarters on October 28, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Mons | Getty Images News | Getty Images Glasgow, Scotland – The COP26 Climate Summit kicks off on Sunday, when world leaders … Read more