New Tsetse Sorting Technology Leads to More Efficient Pest Control
Fighting the tsetse fly using irradiation involves rearing and then releasing in the environment sterile male flies to mate with wild females producing no offspring, reducing the population over time.
The covid-19 pandemic will be over by the end of 2021, says Bill Gates
But millions of deaths are yet to come in poor countries
Strict Covid restrictions could last months, Boris Johnson signals
PM says lifting lockdown is subject to ‘lots of caveats’ as figures show 1m people in England have Covid Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Britain could face harsh restrictions for many months to come, Boris Johnson and his chief scientists warned as figures suggested more than 1 million people in England […]
US stocks waver after Wall Street’s worst sell-off since October
Investors eye Georgia Senate run-offs for clues on path of fiscal stimulus and taxation
UK Covid live: Sunak suggests next stage of Covid support measures to be announced in March budget
Latest updates: chancellor signals that further support could be announced in the budget after unveiling £4.6bn package of grants Sunak unveils £4.6bn relief package for retail and hospitality sectors Scottish lockdown could continue beyond January, says Sturgeon Lockdown in England likely in place until March, Gove warns Lockdown 3: what are the new Covid restrictions […]
The Return of Reckless Keynesian Economic Policy
Trump was a big spender before coronavirus and he became an even-bigger spender once the pandemic began. But the White House generally didn’t add insult to injury by citing Keynesian economic theory to justify the president’s profligacy . Prior to the pandemic, the excuse was that more money was needed for defense and that required […]
All 10 Living Ex-Defense Secretaries Warn Trump Not to Involve Military in Election Fraud Claims
(WASHINGTON) — In an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump, all 10 living former secretaries of defense cautioned Sunday against any move to involve the military in pursuing claims of election fraud, arguing that it would take the country into “dangerous, unlawful and unconstitutional territory.” The 10 men, both Democrats and Republicans, signed on to […]
U.K. judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange
LONDON — A British judge on Monday rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges, saying he was likely to kill himself if held under harsh U.S. prison conditions. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that extradition would be “oppressive” because of Assange’s mental health. She said Assange was […]
« Je veux juste trouver 11 780 voix » : quand Trump harcèle le responsable des élections en Géorgie
Le président sortant a appelé Brad Raffensperger pour lui recommander diverses manœuvres susceptibles de changer le résultat du scrutin du 3 novembre 2020.
Worldwide covid-19 is causing a new form of collective trauma
Neighbours will have to confront it together
Irak : manifestation contre les Etats-Unis à Bagdad
Le général iranien Ghassem Soleimani et son lieutenant irakien Abou Mahdi al-Muhandi ont été tués, il y a un an, par une frappe américaine.
Covid-19 is spurring the digitisation of government
It has accelerated the adoption of online services for everything from welfare to weddings
Laws to catch human-rights abusers are growing teeth
Despite the best efforts of China, Russia and other illiberal powers to de-fang them
In 2020 the IAEA did not Stop for a Single Minute!
2020 was an extraordinary year. But despite the challenges the IAEA did not stop for a single minute. We worked through extremely challenging circumstances to ensure the Agency could support ongoing operations, fulfil its mandate and assist member states.
Nicola Jennings on Gavin Williamson’s latest U-turn — cartoon