While President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will nominate a woman to sit on the US Supreme Court, while legal experts say the new justice could help resolve any dispute in favor of the president – an outcome that would deepen the country’s partisan divide and threaten the court’s reputation as an independent arbiter.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday there was no need for outside mediation over the unrest in Belarus and accused foreign powers of using the crisis to interfere in the country’s internal affairs, Russia’s TASS and Interfax news agencies reported.
The coronavirus pandemic has generated overwhelming support for the closure of markets selling illegal wildlife across Southeast Asia, an epicenter of the multi-billion-dollar trade, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said in a public opinion poll.
Pakistan's relations with Iran are beyond just being neighbors, said Islamabad's ambassador to Tehran, adding developing trade and economic cooperation and strengthening cultural relations between the two states are among the priorities of her mission in Tehran.
Obesity, undernutrition and climate change are the biggest threats to the world population, linked by profit motives and policy inertia, a top commission said on Sunday, calling for a binding plan and trillions of dollars to thwart the dangers.