DAVOS (Sputnik) - The 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), to be held in the Swiss resort village of Davos from January 21-24, will focus on environmental issues more than ever before and call on attending companies to move their business models toward greener choices.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Health authorities in the Australian state of Queensland have quarantined a man in Brisbane, who may be carrying a deadly new form of coronavirus after he recently returned from the area around the Chinese city of Wuhan, the first such reported case in Australia, Sydney Morning Herald newspaper reported on Tuesday.
While most asteroids are typically located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, the astronomers found a rather unique one, moving around Venus.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Daesh* terrorist group is now headed by one of its founding members, Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, The Guardian reports citing intelligence officials.
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has become a test for the Indian leadership as some states are opposing the implementation of the new law, dubbed by the political opposition as "anti-Muslim". Amrita Dhillon, the founding editor of a New Delhi-based magazine, The Kootneeti, explains what's behind the protests.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow accuses Washington of misinforming the international community about Iran's right to enrich uranium, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
TORONTO (Sputnik) – Only 53 percent of Canadians have faith in their core institutions, falling by 3 percentage points from last year, a new study by Edelman, released on Monday, reveals. Researchers have found that, in general, income inequality now affects trust in institutions more than economic growth.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A fire in a one-story wooden building in the village of Prichulymsky in Russia’s Tomsk region has claimed the lives of ten people, the regional department of the Emergencies Ministry said on Tuesday.