As demand for food soars, and as the worldwide consumption of fish has doubled in the last few decades, the focus these days is on the Blue World approach, placing the emphasis on conservation of stocks and sustainable fishing practices, balancing management of aquatic stocks with equitable benefits for those living in coastal communities.
While much progress has been made in the past two decades, no country can claim to have achieved equality between men and women. It is time for the world to come together again for women and girls and complete this journey.
Vladimir Putin arrived in China for an official visit. Putin will also meet with former Chinese President Jiang Zemin and hold bilateral meetings with President of Mongolia Elbegdorj Tsakhia, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and President of Iran Hassan Rouhani. A private meeting between Putin and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is planned too
Many Americans have been convinced that the rest of the world is simply jealous of them and their freedom. Right wing media outlets like Fox News tells them that bad guys across the world just won't do what the loving and altruistic United States tells them to and that countries are malevolently trying to disrupt the international order
The search operation in Turkey, where more than 300 miners were killed in a mine accident in the town of Soma, has ended. Investigation is underway. Most likely, the tragedy in Soma occurred as a result of criminal negligence. Will the tragedy in the Turkish mine affect the state of affairs in the coal industry?
Any three of the top teams (CSKA Moskva, Zenit Saint Petersburg and Lokomotiv Moskva) could have won the Russian Premier League. In an exciting finish to the season, CSKA stormed over the line in first place, leaving André Villas-Boas at Zenit with a very bitter taste in his mouth.
This week: "Figures released by the Ramallah-based Central Bureau of Statistics ... put the number of registered Palestinian refugees at 5.3 million. Those refugees live in 58 United Nations-run camps in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza Strip."(2) Tragedy on a scale near unimaginable - ongoing.
The West launched a PR campaign for its leaders in Africa. Michelle Obama, Carla Bruni, Angelina Jolie and their ilk demand the captured Nigerian girls should be released. Where were they when the West was killing Syrian children? Is it all a prelude to deploying American troops in the country that is the richest with hydrocarbons in Africa?
On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin is to arrive on an official two-day visit to Shanghai, China, where he is expected to hold talks with President of China Xi Jinping. According to presidential aide Yury Ushakov, "a fantastic package of documents" is being prepared for Putin's trip to China: - 43 agreements, 30 of which will be signed
It is impossible not to gain the impression that the criteria for being awarded prestigious honors for services to "peace", "humanity" or "distinguished public service" is a candidate who is duplicitous, vicious, stone hearted and above all prepared to kill, plan killings or rejoice in killing on an industrial scale as brutally as can be devised.
In late March, access to Twitter was blocked in Turkey, due to "attacks against the government." However, two weeks later, the country's Constitutional Court declared the decision was illegal. In France, three years ago, the authorities were very unhappy about the distribution of anti-Semitic messages on the network
Putin's visit to China is seen as a landmark event in terms of changing the vector of Russia's development towards Asia. State Duma deputy Mikhail Emelyanov explained in an interview with Pravda.Ru why the United States tried to prevent Russia's initiative to move closer to China and how the States "accidentally" accelerated this process
Hear the cries of Aleppo dying? No?? Where is the outcry to save these people? All of the notorious empire-serving human rights organizations and the corporate media are silent, deliberately ignoring the plight of the people in Aleppo, Syria.