Day: February 13, 2020


U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability

The U.S. Senate backed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran’s retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict, Trend reports citing Reuters. Eight of Trump’s fellow Republicans joined Democrats to pass the war powers resolution […]

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United Kingdom

Johnson shuffles UK cabinet | New Europe

UK prime minister Boris Johnson started carrying out the first major reshuffle of his cabinet since being elected in December. Sajid Javid resigned as Chancellor after Johnson reportedly ordered him to dismiss all his aides. Johnson had already fired four Cabinet ministers and two others as he began a shake-up of his top team. Northern […]

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Change is happening now in Europe – VoxEurop (English)

Key climate hazards are already affecting Europe and will increasingly do so, a series of maps published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) reveals. Impacts, calculated through different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios and climate models, can only be reduced by keeping the global temperature increase well below 2°C as the Paris Agreement requires. “Climate change […]

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