Lift Gaza Blockade for the 'Humanitarian Sense of All': UN

In the name of the “humanitarian sense of all,” Israel and Egypt must lift border restrictions on the Gaza Strip, said outgoing head of the United Nations Relief and Works Organization (UNRWA) Filippo Grandi on Tuesday. While Egypt and Israel often site “security concerns” in reference to the strict trade blockade on Gaza’s borders, Grandi […]

NJPW reveals full G1 Climax 30 finals card

The undercard for tonight’s G1 Climax 30 finals has been revealed. The card mostly contains a number of tag team matches. Great-O-Khan, who made his return to NJPW at the A Block finals, will team with Will Ospreay to take on Kazuchika Okada and SHO in a tag team match. Great-O-Khan helped Ospreay pin Okada, […]

7.5 Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico

A powerful earthquake rattled Southern Mexico Friday morning, sending people scrambling into the streets in populated areas such as Mexico City. There were no early reports of major damage. The earthquake struck on the Pacific coast near Acapulco, registering at 7.5 magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), one of the largest to strike […]

New Study Calls Out 17 Common Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer

A new study spotlights the ubiquity of environmental toxins, identifying 17 common chemicals that should be the target of breast cancer prevention efforts, and marking a “huge step forward” in the research called for by a federal committee. The study by researchers at the Silent Spring Institute and Harvard School of Public Health was published […]

World's Workers Rise Up in Celebration and Protest on May Day

In marches and street demonstrations, people across the world on Thursday were marking May Day, or International Labor Day, by demanding better treatment of working people and union members as they also called  for respect of democratic freedoms and equal rights. , thousands of people defied new laws barring unauthorized public protest and took to […]

Obama Orders More Troops, Gunships, and Drones to Iraq

In addition to earlier troop deployments, the Pentagon on Monday confirmed that President Obama has ordered additional U.S. soldiers to Iraq as well as more helicopters and armed Predator drones. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said approximately 300 new troops had arrived in Baghdad over the course of Sunday and Monday, adding to the […]

Forest Rights Offer Major Opportunity to Counter Climate Change

WASHINGTON – The international community is failing to take advantage of a potent opportunity to counter climate change by strengthening local land tenure rights and laws worldwide, new data suggests. In what researchers say is the most detailed study on the issue to date, new analysis suggests that in areas formally overseen by local communities, […]

Bubbles in the Sea, Craters in Earth Spark New Methane Worries

The headline in Nature World News on Tuesday was not subtle. ‘We’re F’d,’ it stated caustically. The subject? Methane plumes rising from the seabed witnessed by ocean researchers  in the Arctic in recent weeks. Seen by a team of international scientists led by Professor Örjan Gustafsson from Stockholm University travelling in the Eastern Siberian Arctic […]