Day: August 8, 2020

LONGi unveils RE100 roadmap to achieve 100% green energy use by 2028

August 8, 2020

Jointly launches RE100 China Initiative with renewable energy leaders in China SHANGHAI, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, or LONGi Group, a leading global solar technology company, announces an 8-year roadmap to achieve 100% renewable energy use for its global operations by 2028. The world’s largest mono-crystalline PV products manufacturer […]

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Floods bring further misery to India amid pandemic

August 8, 2020

For several days, Satendra Prasad and five family members have resided at a neighbor’s house after floodwaters entered their one-story home in Mathia village in India’s Bihar state.   “The situation is really bad here. Water has entered our village for the first time after so many years,” Prasad, 48, told Anadolu Agency. “Several families […]

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Ethiopians struggle to cope with COVID-19 fears

August 8, 2020

On a cold blustery summer morning, heightened fears of the COVID-19 pandemic blended with a glimmer of hope shroud the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.   The wailing sirens of the speedy emergency ambulances that transport COVID-19 patients from different corners of the city to treatment and quarantine centers throughout the rainy day cause uneasiness across […]

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Will US kill nuclear goals of belligerent Gulf states?

August 8, 2020

Nuclear proliferation is bigger than global warming, the US president said in an interview this week amid reports the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia are taking solid steps to go nuclear.   “If we can do something with Russia in terms of nuclear proliferation, which is a very big problem. A much bigger […]

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AU: ‘Aggressive, Bold’ Action Needed to Combat COVID-19 in Africa

August 8, 2020

The African Union says “aggressive and bold” action is needed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak on the continent. More than one million cases of the virus have been reported across Africa, but officials such as the World Health Organization’s Richard Mihigo warn the real number is likely larger, citing the absence of comprehensive testing in […]

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Can the Takuba Force Turn Around the Sahel Conflict?

August 8, 2020

the Sahel’s Islamist insurgency, the Takuba task force is finally becoming reality, as its first troops arrive amid the coronavirus pandemic, political turmoil and spreading unrest. A group of roughly 100 Estonian and French special forces are the first on the ground to comprise Takuba, the Tuareg name for a sabre. Some 60 Czech troops […]

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Suicide Bombing on Somalia Military Base Kills Nine

August 8, 2020

At least nine people were killed and nearly 20 others injured Saturday in a car bomb blast at the front gate of a Somali military base in Mogadishu, witnesses and security officials said. Government security officials contacted by VOA have confirmed that eight of those killed were government soldiers and other casualties included members of […]

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THRIVE II: This Is What It Takes releases trailer August 8th in 15 languages for sequel to one of the top watched documentaries of all time

August 8, 2020

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — THRIVE: What on Earth Will it Take? is one of the most widely viewed documentaries in history with over 90 million views across 27 different languages. Released in November 2011, the unconventional documentary lifted the veil on what is truly happening in our world by uncovering the global consolidation of […]

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