19 May 2022


Finland, Sweden submit formal applications for NATO membership (16)
Xinhua, May 18, 2022 Flash Finland and Sweden formally submitted their applications to NATO Secretary- General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday. After accepting the applications by the Finnish and Swedish ambassadors to NATO at its headquarters, Stoltenberg said the move was a "historic step" in a "critical moment" for European security. Finland and Sweden jointly set the course for NATO membership amid security
4 key climate change indicator records broken in 2021: World weather body (2)
World Meteorological Organization report flags human activities causing planetary-scale changes on land, oceans, atmosphere Peter Kenny | 18.05.2022 GENEVA Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea-level rise, ocean heat, and ocean acidification, set four new climate change records in 2021, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Wednesday. The four climate indicators are another clear sign that human activities
Officials: Georgia execution won't be carried out Tuesday (19)
This image provided by Georgia Department of Corrections shows Virgil Presnell. The life of Virgil Presnell, a Georgia man set to be executed Tuesday, May 17, 2022 for killing an 8-year-old girl should be spared, his lawyer argues, explaining that her client has significant cognitive impairments that likely contributed to his crimes and has suffered horrific abuse in prison.
Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty to War Crimes In Ukraine (4)
by Transitions 18 May 2022 Russian soldier Vadim Shishimarin is seen during a court hearing in Kyiv during his trial for war crimes. Photo by Viacheslav Ratynskyi via CTK/Reuters. You have 2 more articles for free this month if you don't register. REGISTER NOW Register for free to read more. Find out about our membership plans. Already a member?
Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty at Kyiv War Crimes Trial (1)
By Toma Istomina. Published May 18 at 8:49 pm Russian soldier Vadim Shishimarin (C) looks on from the defendant's box at the opening of his trial on charge of War crimes for having killed a civilian, as his widow Kateryna Shelipova (L) reacts, in the Solomyansky district court in Kyiv on May 18, 2022.
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