Day: August 18, 2019

Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule Faces Legal Challenge

This year has seen yet greater increases in permafrost thawing in Russia, and more frequent incidents of extreme heat and weather. Blind to such events and their cause, the Trump administration released the ‘Affordable Clean Energy Rule’ (ACE). The ACE rule is Trump’s response to climate change, implemented by the

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Myanmar And Bangladesh Agree To Start Repatriation Effort

Last week, the governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to begin the process of repatriation of Rohingya Muslims from refugee camps in Bangladesh to the Rakhine State. According to Myint Thu, a spokesman for Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Abdul Hassan Mahmood Ali, a Bangladeshi foreign minister, 3,540 refugees

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Death Of Taliban Leader’s Brother Will Not Affect Peace Talks

On 17 August, a terror attack was carried out on a mosque near Quetta, in southwest Pakistan. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks, but this region has seen a number of attacks in recent years attributed to Baloch separatists, the Pakistani Taliban, and local groups affiliated with

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