21 Jul, 2024
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Migrant Surge Sparks Tension Between New York’s Democratic Mayor and Biden Administration

The Biden administration opposes a temporary solution that the state and city have proposed, which is escalating tensions between the mayor’s office in New York City and the state and federal governments over how to handle the city’s current influx of more than 58,000 asylum seekers. Because all hotels and shelters are full and new […]

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Deadly Shelling Claims Civilian Lives in Eastern Ukraine Amidst Renewed Russian Takeover Concerns

Two civilians lost their lives, while one sustained injuries as Russian forces assaulted a café in a vital front-line zone of northeastern Ukraine over the weekend, as confirmed by local authorities. The shelling occurred close to the city of Kupiansk just as U.K. officials voiced concerns about Russia’s potential efforts to regain control of the […]

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The Fukushima Wastewater Discharge: Unraveling the Scientific Explanation

The decision to release purified radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean has sparked a heated debate, despite the assurances of the United Nations’ atomic regulator that the radiological impact will be ‘negligible.’  This action has caused China to impose a ban on Japanese seafood, raised concerns in Japan and South […]

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Failed Satellite Launch Sparks Tensions: US and Allies Clash with North Korea, China, and Russia

The United States and its allies clashed with North Korea, Russia, and China on Friday over Pyongyang’s failed spy satellite launch attempts and who is to blame for escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The United States, Albania, Ecuador, France, Japan, and Malta convened the open Security Council meeting to denounce the attempted launch, which […]

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Fukushima Residents React Prudently to Initiation of Treated Water Discharge

Fish auction prices experienced a decline on Friday at a port located south of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Uncertainty lingers as to how seafood consumers will respond to the release of treated and diluted radioactive wastewater into the ocean. The plant, which suffered damage during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, initiated the release […]

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Russia Seeks to Expand Fish and Seafood Exports to China Following Japan’s Trade Restrictions

Russia hopes to increase its exports of marine products to China in response to China’s ban on Japanese seafood imports following the release of treated radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. Russia is one of China’s largest suppliers of marine products, with 894 Russian companies authorized to export seafood, according to Rosselkhoznadzor, the […]

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Russia’s Elite Interprets Prigozhin Crash as a Clear Message, Not an Accident 

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the commander of a well-known mercenary gang, and some of his senior aides were among the dead of an aircraft accident barely two months after a short rebellion he orchestrated challenged the authority of the Kremlin, in a shocking turn of events that mixed shock with an air of inevitability.  The incident’s message […]

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Fiji Prime Minister Cautions Against US and China Efforts to Divide the Pacific

In a bid to safeguard the tranquility of the Pacific islands, Fiji’s prime minister, Sitiveni Rabuka, has emphasized the paramount significance of upholding the region as a “zone of peace.” Rabuka’s cautious stance materialized as he voiced concerns about the potential escalation of rivalry between two global giants, the United States and China, into a […]

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China Faces Backlash and Hypocrisy Accusations Over Nuclear Plant Wastewater Release

China’s controversial move to impose a seafood ban on Japan has ignited a fiery debate following the release of over a million tonnes of radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean. Amidst cries of hypocrisy and diplomatic tensions, scientists have raised questions about the discrepancy between China’s own nuclear […]

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Legal Battle: Oil Companies Take U.S. to Court Over Gulf Auction Changes for Whale Protection

The oil and gas sector has engaged in a legal battle with the U.S. government over alterations made to an impending Gulf auction. The changes enacted to safeguard an endangered whale species have ignited a clash between energy interests and environmental protection. An influential trade group representing the oil and gas industry, the state of […]