Europe’s heatwaves, droughts put focus on climate change risks | News

Europe’s heatwaves, droughts put focus on climate change risks |  News

Italy’s worst drought in decades has reduced Lake Garda, the country’s largest, to near its lowest level ever recorded and warming the water to temperatures that approach the average in the Caribbean Sea. Northern Italy has not seen significant rainfall for months, and snowfall this year was down 70 percent, drying up vital waterways such … Read more

US Says Al Qaeda Has Not Regrouped in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — American spy agencies have concluded in a new intelligence assessment that Al Qaeda has not reconstituted its presence in Afghanistan since the US withdrawal last August and that only a handful of longtime Qaeda members remain in the country. The terror group does not have the ability to launch attacks from the country … Read more

‘Never Have I Ever’ Boss On Surprise Season 3 Cliffhanger & What It Means For The Future – Deadline

SPOILER ALERT: THE FOLLOWING STORY CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SEASON 3 OF NETFLIX’S NEVER HAVE I EVER. Netflix’s Never Have I Ever dropped its third season on Friday and with it, an explosive cliffhanger of an ending that will have to satisfy fans— who will no doubt have theories to keep them busy with—until the series … Read more

What to Make of Kim Yo Jong’s Twisted COVID ‘Revenge’ Threat Against South Korea

SEOUL—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s kid sister Kim Yo Jong is brandishing the threat of germ warfare in retaliation for balloon launches from South Korea that she blames for spreading COVID-19 in the North. Kim Yo Jong, in a speech carried on North Korean state TV, said, after having considered “various counteraction plans, our … Read more

‘The west doesn’t want Russians partying in the streets of Europe’: calls grow for a visa ban | Russia

Aacross Europe, beaches and cities are filled with tourists. Among them, perhaps keeping their voices low, is a sprinkling of Russians. But if some politicians have their way, this may be the last summer Russian tourists can spend on a Mediterranean beach. Countries including Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Finland and the Czech Republic have called for … Read more

‘The west doesn’t want Russians partying in the streets of Europe’: calls grow for a visa ban | Russia

Aacross Europe, beaches and cities are filled with tourists. Among them, perhaps keeping their voices low, is a sprinkling of Russians. But if some politicians have their way, this may be the last summer Russian tourists can spend on a Mediterranean beach. Countries including Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Finland and the Czech Republic have called for … Read more