An Argentine Navy vessel from the Antarctic Combined Patrol shared with Chile, and currently on duty, helped to rescue the Russian scientific vessel “Professor Logachev”, which was stranded and with no self-propulsion at Lasserre Bay, next to the Polish Antarctic Station Arctowski in King George Island.
Amnesty International (AI) has released a report this week regarding the killing of several human rights defenders and many journalists in the region during the first month of the year 2022.
An oil spill in Ecuador in late January has been spreading over the past few days throughout the Yasuní area reaching unforeseen proportions, it was reported Wednesday.
As pressure continues to mount against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson following reports of numerous parties at his residence despite the rest of the country was in a strict lockdown, four close aides of the leader, including his chief of staff, resigned London media reported.
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) this week voted by a majority of 5-4 to increase Bank Rate by 0.25 percentage points, to 0.5%. Those members in the minority preferred to increase Bank Rate by 0.5 percentage points, to 0.75%.
While the Winter Olympic Games are set to commence Friday in Beijing, the Government of China has reportedly reached an unwritten understanding with the Office of the United Nation's High Commissioner for Human Rights to postpone the release of a document detailing the findings regarding abuses against the Uyghur Muslim minority in the northwest region of Xinjiang.
Northern Ireland's First Minister Paul Givan Thursday handed in his resignation citing discrepancies regarding Brexit protocols. As a consequence of his decision, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill also leaves her position as Deputy First Minister, due to the existing power-sharing arrangements dating back to 1998.