Chocolate had a place of honor for the historic residents of Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico, the US. Until recently, though, the cacao bean’s importance to the Chacoans was unknown to archeologists.
Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, US President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the US, Germany topped 50,000 deaths, and Britain closed in on 100,000.
European Union countries could call on Monday for a global phasing out of polluting coal power and an end to fossil fuel subsidies as the bloc makes climate change a central part of its foreign policy, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.
Patients of Asian and black backgrounds suffered disproportionate rates of premature death from COVID-19, according to a study of 1,737 patients by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged US President Joe Biden to end his predecessor’s fruitless pressure policy against Iran and begin the process of rejoining the 2015 nuclear agreement by lifting all unilateral sanctions unconditionally, warning that the “window of opportunity will not be open” for the new White House team forever.
Yemeni Foreign Minister in the National Salvation Government Hisham Sharaf Abdullah condemned as “silly” the decision of the administration of former US president Donald Trump to designate the popular Houthi Ansarullah movement as a foreign terrorist organization, saying he might have received huge sums of money for the move.