Daily Archives: May 21, 2012

UN to Control World’s Information and Communications From Internet Hub in Africa

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In a report from the World Bank, Africa’s economic development was outlined as a “golden opportunity for a green future”. At the 4th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) “The vast potential represented by African countries in the fight against climate change cannot be underestimated,” said Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of United...

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano Alert Status Raised to Yellow

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Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network has upgraded the color threat level to yellow of Turrialba Volcano, in the province of Cartago east of the capital. A statement issued by Raúl Mora-Amador, coordinator of Seismology, Volcanology and Geophysical Exploration at the University of Costa Rica, indicates a threat level of yellow...

Americans in Afghanistan to Fight Through 2014, Top Commander Says

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The commander of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan bluntly warned Sunday that American soldiers will face combat in that war-torn country right up to the time they leave, December 31, 2014. General John Allen told reporters not to buy into a "narrative" that the handover of security responsibilities to Afghan forces...