Czech PM reiterates sovereignty in foreign affairs after Pompeo’s visit

“I said (to Pompeo) that we are moving forward as a member of the EU, that there has been a similar situation in other similar bids, and that we cannot eliminate anyone to comply with EU rules. So I explained it to him clearly, and I think he understood,” MF Dnes quoted Babis as saying […]

Amazon app quiz August 14, 2020: Get answers to these five questions to win Sony 1000XM3 headphones for free

Amazon app quiz is now live. In today’s quiz, the e-tailer is giving its participants a stand a chance to win Sony 1000XM3 headphones for free. Name of the winner of today’s quiz will be announced on August 15. The daily app quiz on Amazon starts at 8am and continues till 12pm. The quiz usually […]

Quang Tri welcomes wave of investments in energy sector

The central province of Quang Tri has a lot of potential to develop solar and wind power plants. — Photo The provincial People’s Committee has given the go-ahead for Gio Thanh Energy Joint Stock Company to build the Gio Thanh 1 solar power plant with total capacity of 50MW. The project has a total […]

Australian newspaper cartoon depicting Indians eating solar panels attacked as racist

“India is the technology centre of the world right now and has some of the most high-tech industries on the planet in that part of the world. The underlying message is that people in developing countries don’t need all these technologies to do with climate change – they need food.

Zac Efron’s travel show is shallow in a good way and a bad way

In some ways, Efron is a Trojan horse for environmentalism, for a legion of fans who perhaps didn’t give two sh—s about climate change in one way or another before this. From all appearances, Efron himself isn’t an expert on most of the topics the show tackles, at least from when he’s seen doing interviews […]

Lebanon’s ENTIRE government resigns over Beirut mega-blast amid corruption scandal

The US, UK, France, Gulf states and even rivals Israel have offered money and assistance – but Canada has refused to give cash directly to the Lebanese government due to fears of corruption.

US seeks to extend arms embargo on Iran at Security Council

Beirut Blast: Macron warns Iran against ‘interference’ in Lebanon If the resolution is defeated, Washington has threatened to trigger the “snapback” mechanism in the Vienna deal, which allows participants to claim “significant non-performance” by another party to restore all UN sanctions on Iran.

Rivian to make platform for Ford

Rivian Automotive Inc., the electric-truck startup backed by Inc. and Ford Motor Co., will provide the “skateboard” platform for a premium, high-performance electric Ford vehicle, its top executive said.“In Ford’s case, we provide the platform.” Rivian Chief Executive Officer R. J. Scaringe said in an interview on Saturday. “They will provide the top hat, […]

Thousands in Belarus Form ‘Lines of Solidarity’ in Protest

The European Union foreign ministers are set to meet Friday to discuss a response, and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the 27-nation bloc would “increase the pressure” on Belarus. “The brutal actions and the arrest of peaceful protesters and even journalists in Belarus isn’t acceptable in Europe in the 21st century,” he told reporters […]

Scooby was meant to be a sheepdog, Fred lusted after Shaggy and 48 other facts about Scooby Doo as it marks half-century

20. Circus performer Max The Midget, who appeared in 1969 episode Bedlam In The Big Top riding Scooby-Doo like a horse, would hardly be ­acceptable in the PC world of 2019.