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‘Ozone hole vigilance still required’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJonathan Shanklin: “Natural phenomena are responsible for this year’s small hole” The recovery of the ozone layer over Antarctica cannot be taken for granted and requires constant vigilance.That’s the message from Dr Jonathan Shanklin, one of the scientists who first documented the annual thinning of the protective…

Jimmy Carter attends event with black eye

Jimmy Carter’s historic Camp David accords dramatised Jump to media player In 1978 after tense negotiations at his Camp David retreat, President Jimmy Carter secured a treaty between Israel and Egypt that formally ended years of war. That event has been dramatized by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright in a new play that opens in…

Opposition parties claim Kosovo election win

Image copyright EPA Image caption Vetevendosje supporters wave Albanian flags as they celebrate in the Kosovan capital Pristina Opposition parties have claimed the greatest number of votes in Kosovo’s general election.Centre-left Vetevendosje and centre-right Democratic League (LDK) are each expected to win about 25% of the vote.The election was called in July when Prime Minister…

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Encouraged Trump to Call Ukraine for Energy and Economic Issues, Aide Says

(WASHINGTON) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged President Donald Trump to speak to Ukraine’s president — but on energy and economic issues, Perry’s spokeswoman said Sunday, addressing Perry’s role in a telephone call that’s at the center of a congressional impeachment probe for Trump. “Secretary Perry absolutely supported and encouraged the president to speak to…

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