The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna … Read more

OPEC+ is looking to increase production ahead of restrictions on Russian oil

Group delegates said Saudi Arabia and other OPEC oil producers are discussing increasing production, in a move that could help heal the rift with the Biden administration and keep energy flowing amid new attempts to undermine Russia’s oil industry over the war in Ukraine. Delegates said increasing production by up to 500,000 barrels per day … Read more

Kamala Harris’ visit to the Philippines sends a message to China about the intentions of the United States

CNN – A Philippine archipelago known for its tropical holidays will become the focus of political attention this week when Vice President Kamala Harris becomes the most senior US official to visit its home island. Palawan is home to diving resorts as well A Philippine military base that Harris will visit on TuesdayAccording to a … Read more

G20, APEC and ASEAN: World leaders have wrapped up three summits in Asia – with Russia firmly on the sidelines

Bangkok, Thailand CNN – The big three tops world leaders What has happened across Asia in the past week has made one thing clear: Vladimir Putin Marginalized now on the world stage. Putin who Attack on Ukraine For the past nine months, the European country has devastated and disrupted the global economy, refusing to attend … Read more

An Israeli tanker was hit by a drone. Iran releases two Greek tankers

Dubai United Arab Emirates — An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire was hit by a drone carrying bombs off the coast of Oman, officials said Wednesday, amid escalating tensions with Iran. while, Greece Iran said Iran had released two Greek oil tankers that Tehran had held since May. A defense official in the … Read more

Polish missile blast: World leaders hold emergency meeting as ‘Russian-made’ weapon kills two in Przyodo

CNN – World leaders meeting at the G20 summit in Bali are trying to defuse a possible escalation in Ukraine’s months-long war after a “Russian-made” missile hit NATO member Poland, killing two people. The missile fell outside the rural Polish village of Przyodo, about four miles (6.4 kilometers) west of the Ukrainian border on Tuesday … Read more

Roa Rumman: The first Muslim and Palestinian woman elected to the Georgia State Assembly

CNN – Roa Rumman recalls the sadness she felt as an 8-year-old sitting in the back of a school bus watching her classmates point at her house and bursting into fierce laughter. “There is a bomb lab,” they quipped in another attempt to brand her family a terrorist. On Tuesday, the girl herself — now … Read more

Janet Yellen says some of Russia’s sanctions could extend beyond the end of the Ukraine war

Nusa Dua, Indonesia – US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said some sanctions on Russia could remain in place even after any final peace deal with Ukraine, raising the prospect of a long-term US effort to squeeze the Russian economy. Ms. Yellen said any final peace deal would include a review of the sanctions that the … Read more

The October inflation report showed that consumer prices increased by 7.7% from the previous year

Inflation fell last month to the slowest pace since January but remained elevated, which could keep Fed officials on the right track Starting to slow down the pace of interest rate hikes Designed to tame price pressures. The Ministry of Labor said on Thursday that it has The Consumer Price Index rose 7.7%. in October … Read more

North Korea denies US allegations that it sent artillery shells to Russia

Seoul, South Korea — North Korea has denied US allegations that it is shipping artillery shells and ammunition to Russia for use in its war against it. UkraineThe United States was accused on Tuesday of lying. The refusal comes after dozens of weapons tests by North Korea, including short-range missiles potentially capable of carrying nuclear … Read more