Among other things, Bill Gates, who has just written a book about fighting climate change, said there is an urgent need to act on the matter.
The company that manufactures the spirit is run by scientists working in the Chernobyl exclusion zone who seek to determine whether safe-for-consumption products can be made from things grown in the area.
The French Penal Code punishes acts of hazing (‘bizutage’) with up to six months in prison and a 7,500 euro fine. Until recently, hazing had been seen as a ‘rite of passage’ symbolising a person’s integration into their peer group, with soldiers, students and workers in some professions subjected to the humiliating and potentially deadly practice.
‘Nirvana’ frontman Kurt Cobain was found dead at his home in Seattle on 8 April 1994, with police concluding that the rock star had killed himself with a gunshot to his head. But many fans remained unconvinced, and have been seeking the “truth” for decades.
Liz Cheney, the Wyoming congresswoman and daughter of once powerful GOP grandee and Iraq War architect Dick Cheney, is again facing expulsion from the leadership of her own party over her stance on Donald Trump – a representative of the more assertively anti-globalist, less aggressively interventionist wing of the Republican Party.
This comes after US and NATO ground forces started withdrawing from Afghanistan on 1 May in accordance with an announcement made by President Biden last month.
The final days of France’s former emperor Napoleon Bonaparte might not have been as glorious as his military campaigns – the key man of the French Revolution reportedly suffered from a number of health issues at the time of his death on Saint Helena island in May 1821.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 3.2 million, with over 156 million cases detected worldwide, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.