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Clarke wins Tour de France stage five, Van Aert retains yellow jersey (7)
AFP / Updated: Jul 6, 2022, 21:21 IST Share AA +Text SizeSmallMediumLarge ARTICLES Clarke wins Tour de France stage five, Van Aert retains yellow jersey Samsung Galaxy F13, one of the best smartphones for uninterrupted high- quality entertainment, is finally here! Wout van Aert extends Tour lead with stage four solo win Groenewegen takes Tour stage three in photo finish Simon Clarke.
European Parliament backs gas, nuclear energy as sustainable (2)
Associated Press Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 13:23 Last update: about 32 minutes ago European Union lawmakers voted Wednesday to include natural gas and nuclear in the bloc's list of sustainable activities, backing a controversial proposal from the bloc's executive arm that has been drawing fierce criticism from environment groups. The European Commission earlier this year made the proposal as part of its
EU chief warns of danger of complete cut-off of Russian gas (1)
July 6, 2022Updated: July 6, 2022 1:53 a.m. This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 1of3European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers her speech at the European Parliament during the presentation of the program of activities of the Czech Republic's EU presidency, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 in Strasbourg, eastern France.
French government plans to nationalize electricity giant EDF (1)
July 6, 2022 at 7:13 am By SYLVIE CORBET The Associated Press PARIS (AP) - France's government plans to nationalize French electricity giant EDF amid an energy crisis aggravated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said Wednesday. The French state now holds an 84% stake in the company, one of the world's biggest electricity producers.
Iran media says foreign diplomats arrested (6)
Issued on: 07/07/2022 - 00:48 3 min Tehran (AFP) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards arrested several foreign diplomats including a Briton, accusing them of "spying", the Fars news agency and state television said Wednesday. But the British government quickly denied that any of its personnel had been arrested, describing the reports as "completely false". The developments coincide with heightening tensions between Tehran and
Gun violence in America: A long list of forgotten victims (1)
July 5, 2022 at 9:02 pm By MICHAEL TARM and BRYNN ANDERSON The Associated Press ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - Amid the stream of mass shootings that have become chillingly commonplace in America, the reality of the nation's staggering murder rate can often be seen more clearly in the deaths that never make national news. Take this weekend in Chicago.
Drones spot 2 more bodies from Italy avalanche, toll at 9 (1)
By LUCA BRUNO and FRANCES D'EMILIO LUCA BRUNO and FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press July 6, 2022 Hikers walk past the Marmolada mountain and the Punta Rocca glacier near Canazei, in the Italian Alps in northern Italy, Wednesday, July 6, 2022, where an avalanche broke loose on Sunday, sending tons of ice, snow and rocks onto hikers.
Cyprus reinforces face mask rule indoors (1)
Mask-clad Greek Orthodox Cypriot priest attends mass at a church in the capital Nicosia - David VUJANOVIC Agence France-Presse July 6, 2022 - Nicosia (AFP) Cyprus has reintroduced the mandatory use of face masks indoors for all people aged over 12, as coronavirus cases spike, the Mediterranean holiday island's health ministry announced Wednesday. The ruling, which comes into effect on Friday, was announced by Health
Lavrov says Putin-Macron call leak breached 'diplomatic etiquette' (1)
MOSCOW, July 6, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that the publication of a call between President Emmanuel Macron and Russian leader Vladimir Putin was a breach of "diplomatic etiquette". "Diplomatic etiquette does not provide for unilateral leaks of (such) recordings," Lavrov said on a trip to Vietnam. The details of the confidential call days before Moscow's military operation
Dutch airline KLM sued over alleged ‘greenwashing' (1)
The Associated Press July 6, 2022, 11:21 AM AMSTERDAM (AP) - Several environmental groups have launched legal action against Dutch airline KLM over advertisements that promoted flying as a sustainable form of travel. Netherlands based campaigners Fossielvrij NL, supported by Reclame Fossielvrij and environmental lawyers from ClientEarth, said they think the lawsuit is the first to challenge alleged "greenwashing" by the airline industry.