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Polish climate minister says EU gas cap proposal is a ‘joke’

Polish Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moskwa speaks as she takes part in an extraordinary meeting of European Union energy ministers in Brussels, Belgium July 26, 2022. (JOHANNA GERON / REUTERS) WARSAW — The European Union's gas price cap proposal is a 'joke', Polish climate minister Anna Moskwa said on Thursday. Moskwa's criticism followed […]

Finland updates COVID vaccination advice for children

People protest against Finnish government's regulations to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Helsinki, Finland March 20, 2021. (LEHTIKUVA / ANTTI AIMO-KOIVISTO VIA REUTERS) HELSINKI / MOSCOW – The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has updated its recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 12 years. According to […]

Russia’s Rosatom says meeting with IAEA ‘substantive, frank’

Alexey Likhachev, director-general of Rosatom, speaks at the 66th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria on Sept 26, 2022. (THERESA WEY / AP) MOSCOW – Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom said in a statement that the meeting held Wednesday between its director-general and the chief of the International […]

Brazil’s electoral court rejects Bolsonaro election challenge

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks from his official residence of Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Nov 1, 2022, the leader's first public comments since losing the Oct 30 presidential runoff. Behind his Bolsonaro's son Eduardo, a lawmaker. (ERALDO PERES / AP) BRASILIA — The head of Brazil's electoral court Alexandre de Moraes on Wednesday rejected […]

Russian, Cuban presidents pledge to strengthen bilateral ties

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel (left) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on November 22, 2022. (MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV / SPUTNIK / AFP) MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez voiced common readiness on Tuesday to deepen relations […]

Sahel insurgency could ‘engulf’ W. Africa, says Ghana president

West African heads of state pose with European Council President Charles Michel at the Accra Initiative regional security conference in Accra, Ghana, Nov 22, 2022. (COOPER INVEEN / REUTERS) ACCRA – Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday warned that a rampant Islamist insurgency in West Africa's Sahel is threatening to engulf the entire region. West […]