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Posts published in “Day: February 10, 2021

An Unintended Syria Air Clash Could Pull Biden Into Conflict Involving Russia, Israel

The conflict in Syria has seen the convergence of multiple, sometimes opposing forces in the skies over a near-decade-long civil war that today threatens to draw the United States’ foreign policy resources back into the quagmire, one in which its closest ally, Israel, and a leading rival, Russia, are among…

Chelsea Clinton, a Global Health Advocate

Chelsea Clinton is a public health advocate, researcher, and educator. But being a mother has deepened her passion for children’s health, becoming a global public health advocate. “Every parent, I’m convinced, loves their children and wants to do what’s best, and many cannot because of circumstance,” Chelsea once said, “but…

Ikea’s Ambitious Plan To Make Its Cheap Furniture Last Forever

The Ikea store in Queens, New York, which opened on Jan. 14, marked a decided departure for the iconic home furnishings brand. Located in the Rego Park Shopping Center, the 11,500-square-foot open layout ― a new, smaller format for Ikea ― is divided into core areas of the home, offering…

After rapper Pablo Hasél gets jail for tweets, Spain plans to end prison terms for crimes involving freedom of speech

Hásel’s conviction is based on 64 messages he published on Twitter between 2014 and 2016 and a song he shared on YouTube. In one message from March 2016, he posted a photograph of Victoria Gómez, a member of a left-wing terrorist group named GRAPO, with the message: “Demonstrations are necessary…

Cuba: In order to grow

Havana, (Prensa Latina) It is a complex process that poses several transformations at the same time: elimination of the convertible peso (CUC), a new and unique exchange rate of 24 pesos (CUP) for one dollar, for individuals and the state sector, abolition of the excessive subsidies and undue gratuities, and…

The Navy and its allies have ships that ‘do quite well’ against Russia’s newest subs, top US admiral in Europe says

Quieter, more lethal Russian subs present a new challenge to the US Navy and its NATO partners. But US and European navies are more than equipped for a renewed emphasis on anti-submarine warfare, the commander of US Naval Forces Europe said this month. Visit the Business section of Insider for…