World update: March 28 2019

CLIMATE CHANGE Great news: a new report from the World Meteorological Society says the effects of climate change are "accelerating": While some of these figures were published in a preliminary release of the study from last November, the full version has data on many key climate indicators, that the WMO says break new ground.One example … Continue reading World update: March 28 2019

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Asia/Africa update: October 18 2018

ASIA ARMENIA Eurasianet's Peter Liakhov looks at how Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has managed to strengthen his position even though he's a member of the increasingly discredited Republican Party: When parliamentarians from Armenia’s old guard joined forces in early October to try to block Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s ability to hold early elections, Pashinyan dubbed the move … Continue reading Asia/Africa update: October 18 2018