Tokyo fears losing a part of its soul as world’s biggest fish market moves

The shouts of shopkeepers beckoning customers mingle with tourist chatter in a host of languages. Soon, though, much of the market will fall silent. In October the core of its business – the hundreds of wholesalers that provide seafood, meat, fruit and veg to restaurants and shops across Japan – will move two kilometres east […]

US President Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian lawmaker

“As it is expected other Middle Eastern countries will follow in the footsteps of the UAE, this agreement could be a game changer that will turn the Middle East into a region of cooperation and prosperity,” Tybring-Gjedde wrote in his nomination letter to the Nobel Committee.

US President Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2021

Last month, Trump took to Twitter to announce the ”historic deal” struck between Israel and UAE, one which the United States had helped broker. He is also set to hold a signing ceremony on September 15 for the ground breaking agreement aimed at normalising relations between the two Middle Eastern nations.

The world’s largest digital camera could unlock mysteries of the universe

Rubin, who died in 2016, once mentored fellow aspiring female astronomers and advocated for women in science. It’s fitting that the first national US observatory named for a female astronomer is in her honor. Rubin, considered to be one of the most influential female astronomers, provided some of the first evidence that dark matter — […]

Brazil detains man accused of being Amazon’s biggest deforester

In addition to being home to around one-third of the planet’s biodiversity, the Amazon is considered one of the world’s most important natural defenses against global warming because of its capacity to absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide. Rain forest clearing is responsible for about 75% of Brazil’s emissions as vegetation is burned and felled […]

U.S. Gave Millions to Help Vulnerable in Greece Amid COVID-19, yet Biggest Refugee Camp Saw Little Support: Aid Workers

On Thursday, two days after a major fire tore through the Moria refugee camp, leaving the more than 12,500 staying at a camp designed to accommodate 3,000 displaced, the U.S. State Department said it would be coordinating with the Greek government and the European Union to help provide humanitarian assistance in response to the disaster.

World’s wildlife populations have fallen by an average of 68% in four decades, World Wildlife Fund says

“The longer the wildlife stay in supply chains with other humans and people, the greater the risk of spillover of a wildlife disease to humans. We are playing Russian Roulette with the threat of pandemics and in the end we will lose … big. And Covid-19 is only the beginning,” she said.

Covid vaccine: ‘8,000 jumbo jets needed’ to deliver doses around world

IATA’s director general, Alexandre de Juniac, said: “Safely delivering Covid-19 vaccines will be the mission of the century for the global air cargo industry. But it won’t happen without careful advance planning. And the time for that is now. We urge governments to take the lead in facilitating cooperation across the logistics chain so that […]

Wealth Report: London, Not New York, Is World’s Greatest City

Like London, Miller said New York was experiencing a surge in interest from foreign investors. In 28 years of real estate appraisals, he said the property market had only seen a similar explosion in foreign interest in 2007. “In the last three years, there’s been a tremendous amount of European, Chinese and South American investors—Venezuelans […]

Global coronavirus report: WHO sees record daily rise in cases around world

US president Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday, despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. People in the crowd were seated close together and many did not wear masks.Israel will enter a three-week nationwide lockdown starting on Friday after a second-wave surge […]