HAVANA — A strengthening Hurricane Ian’s rain and winds lashed Cuba’s western tip, where authorities have evacuated 50,000 people, as it roared on a path that could see it hit Florida’s west coast as a Category 4 hurricane.
According to the Human Rights Watch, 50.8% of First Nations Peoples living on reserves and 28.2% of Indigenous Peoples off reserve are food insecure in comparison to 11.1% of white families experiencing the same issue. The higher rates of food insecurity experienced by Indigenous families in general can be attributed to the fact that existing options are too expensive.
Kabul, Sep 27 : Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, has said that the Taliban will not agree to a comprehensive ceasefire until there is a political settlement in place.
“The Taliban will not accept a ceasefire, comprehensive and permanent, until there is a political settlement. And that is not unprecedented in similar conflicts elsewhere, I think they can do a reduction of violence, they have said they will consider it depending on what the proposal is. The government is supportive of it too,” TOLO News reported on Saturday citing Khalilzad as saying in an interview with PBS News Magazine.
Khalilzad said that the US is ready to work with the Afghan government and the Taliban for a reduction in violence.
'He had it all': Former PM Brian Mulroney, political leaders reflect on John Turner's legacy
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney says he will remember his friend and former political rival John Turner as a rare gentleman who brought a “great sense” of dignity to his long career as a politician.
Canada's 17th prime minister John Turner died Saturday at the age of 91
Raisa Patel · CBC News · Posted: Sep 19, 2020 6:37 PM ET | Last Updated: September 20
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney told CBC News that he has great admiration for John Turner, Canada's 17th prime minister who has died at the age of 91. 9:08
Heads of state will meet for a ‘Virtual G20’ summit in a few hours to work out a global response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It comes as markets crash, supply chains falter, and a worldwide economic downturn looms.
For the first time in history, there will be no government planes touching down in the host city, no police blocking roads, no hotels full to the brim with the bodyguards of world leaders — and no anti-globalist protesters lining the streets.
The question is — can an online meeting really work to deliver solutions?