DRC violence: Beni victims say attackers wore military uniforms

Victims of recent attacks by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) armed group in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern Beni region have told Aljazeera that their assailants were often dressed in Congolese military fatigue and killed indiscriminately. Nearly one thousand people have been killed since October. The ADF was formed in western Uganda in the 1990s, … Read more DRC violence: Beni victims say attackers wore military uniforms

“EVs: On the Brink of Change” – Full Show

Feb.21 — Electric Vehicles are expected to explode as a more dominant means of mobility in the not-so-distant future. Bloomberg NEF predicts by 2040, 57% of all passenger vehicle sales will be electric. Bloomberg’s Alix Steel explores topics such as market demand and investment; evolving technology and infrastructure; government regulation and subsidies; and the battle … Read more “EVs: On the Brink of Change” – Full Show

Coronavirus epidemic: Wuhan residents ordered to remain indoors

It’s been nearly four weeks since Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, sealed off its borders. Stricter measures have been now imposed by the Chinese government, which is determined to control the crisis that has brought the country to a standstill. Millions have been forbidden to leave their homes – a food and … Read more Coronavirus epidemic: Wuhan residents ordered to remain indoors

CWA infuriated by Government’s ‘disrespectful’ drought grants program | ABC News

The Government’s latest attempt to provide drought support has been described as “insulting” by the Country Women’s Association (CWA). The Coalition wants the CWA to distribute new drought funding on its behalf via vouchers. But as national rural reporter Kath Sullivan explains, based on the Government’s current proposal, the CWA is refusing to take part. … Read more CWA infuriated by Government’s ‘disrespectful’ drought grants program | ABC News

Government Leadership in Europe Urgently Needed: El-Erian

Feb.21 — Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser and Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, warns against the consensus view that the global economy will see a quick recovery from the effects of coronavirus. He also sees greatest risk in Europe, above Asia and the U.S. He speaks with David Westin on “Bloomberg Wall Street Week.”

The island fuelling Tasmania’s newest wilderness battle | ABC News

Police are investigating vandalism and stolen property at a remote Tasmanian island that’s become the centre of a new battle over the state’s wilderness. The number of exclusive leases handed to businesses for protected Tasmanian land has more than doubled since the Liberal Government came to power in 2014. A proposal for a luxury camp … Read more The island fuelling Tasmania’s newest wilderness battle | ABC News

Is President Assad guilty of war crimes?

Turkey’s president says he has asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to ‘restrain’ the Syrian government offensive in Idlib province. The last rebel stronghold in the country is currently in the middle of what the United Nations is calling a humanitarian catastrophe – scenes which Sky News portrayed in our special coverage from ‘Inside Idlib’. … Read more Is President Assad guilty of war crimes?

Government plans to build more coal mines – but ban house coal

This is part of the Government’s push to tackle climate change and move towards sustainable fuel. At the same time the Government plans to build new coal mines. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content … Read more Government plans to build more coal mines – but ban house coal

Coronavirus: ‘window of opportunity narrowing’ says WHO director

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization, has expressed concerned over a ‘narrowing window of opportunity’ to tackle Covid-19 and has urged the international community not to squander it With four new cases in Iran, concern has increased about the epidemic spreading across the Middle East, plus the sharp devaluation of the Iranian … Read more Coronavirus: ‘window of opportunity narrowing’ says WHO director