Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has admitted she had hoped to do "better" on controlling irregular migration, which has surged since her far-right party won historic elections a year ago.Meloni's post-fascist Brothers of Italy party was elected largely on a promise to reduce mass migration into Italy.
An open records request shows the GOP gubernatorial nominee sent 11 emails to top aides in a year and a half, and not one text message. His office won't say why.
Filipino fisherman Arnel Satam guns the motor of his tiny wooden boat as he makes a dash for the shallow waters of Scarborough Shoal in the disputed South China Sea, with Chinese coast guard speedboats in hot pursuit.China, which claims sovereignty over almost the entire South China Sea, snatched control of Scarborough Shoal from the Philippines in 2012.
The Red Sea's spectacular coral reefs face a new threat, marine biologists warn -- the mass death of sea urchins that may be caused by a mystery disease.Because the long-spined creatures feed on algae that can suffocate corals, their die-off could "destroy our entire coral reef ecosystem", warned scientist Lisa-Maria Schmidt.
A sleepy Bavarian village could decide the future of BMW's drive towards electromobility as it goes to the polls on Sunday over the German automobile giant's plans to build a huge battery factory.- High-voltage batteries - The factory would be "a huge opportunity for the region to invest in sustainable technologies and jobs for the future", he said.
Austrian company Doppelmayr is well known for making gondolas for ski resorts, but its workshop is increasingly building cable cars for congested cities as climate change has opened up new markets."But climate change will of course cause demand to shift," he said.
Joerg Prophet flashed a brilliant white grin as he greeted voters at his campaign stand in Nordhausen, a small but prosperous city in the former East German state of Thuringia.The AfD's support is especially strong in Thuringia, where it is polling on around 34 percent according to a recent survey by regional broadcaster MDR. Thuringia will hold a vote for its regional parliament in September 2024, along with two other former East German states, Brandenburg and Saxony.
South Korea's LG Chem Ltd said on Sunday it has entered into partnership with China's Huayou Group's subsidiary Youshan to build a joint electric vehicle (EV) battery material plant in Morocco in an effort to diversify its portfolio. The plant, set to start production in 2026, aims to produce 50,000 metric tonnes of lithium-phosphate-iron (LFP) cathode materials annually, enough to be installed in 500,000 entry-class EVs, the South Korean chemical maker said in a statement. LG Chem, known for manufacturing more expensive nickel-cobalt-manganese (NCM) cathodes, is entering the LFP cathode business for the first time to meet growing demand for cheaper LFP batteries as the auto industry steps up efforts to produce more affordable EVs, whose most expensive components are the batteries.
Armenia on Saturday urged the United Nations to send a mission to ensure the safety of ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh after the territory was seized back by Azerbaijan, which promised to respect minority rights.He called for the United Nations to send a mission immediately to Nagorno-Karabakh to "monitor and assess the human rights, humanitarian and security situation on the ground."
Ethiopia said Saturday it had begun a second round of talks with Egypt and Sudan over a controversial mega-dam built by Addis Ababa on the Nile, long a source of tensions among the three nations.Egypt and Sudan fear the massive $4.2-billion dam will severely reduce the share of Nile water they receive and had repeatedly asked Addis Ababa to stop filling it until an agreement was reached.
After weeks of travel on dangerous roads and rugged trails, hundreds of Venezuelan migrants experienced a bittersweet moment Saturday when they reached Eagle Pass, Texas, on the US border with Mexico, only to encounter a thicket of barbed wire and armed soldiers.She had reached Eagle Pass carrying only her documents, a phone with no battery and the clothes she was wearing -- shorts and a sports top.
Western powers through their support to Ukraine have effectively entered direct fighting against Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.Westerners are "de facto fighting against us, using the hands and bodies of Ukrainians," Lavrov said.
New York resident Jonathan Munafo landed two blows before he "slunk away" with the officer's shield during the 2021 riot.
Hundreds of people waving European Union flags on Saturday rallied in central London calling for Britain to rejoin the bloc."We want Britain to be back at the heart of Europe but we're also realistic that’s going to take some time," Ed Davey said ahead of his party's annual conference on Saturday. spe-har/bp
A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded dozens more in central Somalia Saturday after driving a truck packed with explosives towards a security checkpoint, triggering a blast that razed nearby buildings, police said."We have recovered the dead bodies of 13 people, most of them civilians who stayed nearby," Ahmed Yare Adan, a local police officer, told AFP by phone.
The GOP congresswoman spoke to Fox News' Jesse Watters about being caught on camera vaping and causing a disturbance at a “Beetlejuice” production.
Ethiopia told the United Nations on Saturday it wanted quicker implementation of a peace deal in Tigray, including on disarmament of former rebels.Demeke said that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government, which has faced intense criticism including from the United States over alleged human rights violations, remained "committed to consolidate peace and stability throughout the country."
Tensions erupted in Paris on Saturday at a protest led by the hard left against police violence, with a police car pelted with projectiles and a bank attacked, an AFP correspondent said.Paris police said that the police car was attacked with a crowbar and only the intervention of an anti-riot police unit allowed the release of the vehicle.
India's aviation authorities have ruled out intervening in a dispute between Akasa Air and its pilots after the budget carrier accused the regulator of inaction, a legal filing shows. Over 40 of Akasa's 450 pilots quit without serving their notice in recent weeks, and the airline has sued some of them and challenged Indian authorities in court for not acting on its requests to deal with alleged pilot "misconduct". Akasa argues its contractual obligations with pilots remain in force, and is suing the regulator for not intervening in the public interest.
A small drone flits over opened earth, and an explosion appears on the video feed.These drones being used against Ukrainian forces are "small, fast" and finding a way to defend against them is "complex", says Willem Koedam, a former Dutch air force officer turned expert for NATO's C-UAS unit, which looks at anti-drone defences.
Acclaimed French rapper MHD was on Saturday awaiting with eight co-accused a verdict in the trial over the murder of a young man in Paris in 2018.His seven co-accused present in court -- an eighth is being tried in absentia -- have also insisted they were not involved in the violent attack on Loic K. in July 2018 that resulted in his death.