The 9/11 attacks of 2001 forever changed America and upended its foreign and national security policy, leaving the country for the past 15 years in a war against jihadists – without ending the upheaval in the Middle East
WASHINGTON DC, USA (Sept. 11, 2016) — The 9/11 attacks of 2001 forever changed America and upended its foreign and national security policy, leaving the country for the past 15 years in a war against jihadists – without ending the upheaval in the Middle East. Continue reading 15 years after 9/11, America in perpetual war→
Images of the devastated Canadian city show just how destructive fire can be to urban populations. But the risk is greatest in informal settlements, where high population density and low-grade construction can be a deadly combination
May 16, 2016 — With patches of lawn on fire in the front yards of his neighbourhood’s suburban homes and flames rising up the trees at the back, Jared Sabovitch frantically got into his car and began driving away from his home in Fort McMurray, Alberta, the Canadian city recently overtaken by wildfires. Continue reading Where are the world’s most fire-prone cities→
US-Canadian initiative brightens chances of success for Paris climate agreement and casts Justin Trudeau as Obama’s heir in terms of global climate action
March 14, 2016 — A joint US-Canadian declaration to help spur the transition to a low carbon economy passed the baton of global climate action from Barack Obama to Justin Trudeau on Thursday – and brightened prospects for the Paris agreement.
‘Most people who are infected with Zika are asymptomatic and therefore could not be identified during the screening process,’ says the Department of Homeland Security
WASHINGTON DC, USA (Feb. 12, 2016) — The United States will not specifically screen those entering the country for the Zika virus because so many of those infected do not have symptoms, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday, February 11.
WHO says the explosive spread of Zika virus to new geographical areas, with little population immunity, is (a) cause for concern’
GENEVA, Switzerland (Jan. 25, 2016) — The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease suspected of causing serious birth defects, is expected to spread to all countries in the Americas except Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization said.