Daily Archives: June 16, 2018

Russian military police commander in Israel for talks

Vladimir Ivanovsky, the head of Russia's Military Police Directorate, arrived in Israel late Friday to discuss developments in Syria with Israeli officials.While in Israel, Ivanovsky -- who is responsible for Russian forces deployed in Syria's southern...

TURKEY SHOWS GROWING INTEREST IN RENEWABLE ENERGY WITH NEW PROJECTS

Turkey has growing interest in renewable energy in recent years as a result of increasing government incentives to generate 30 percent of its entire electricity from renewable sources by 2023. Last year was crucial for Turkey's strategic ambitions to r...

McDonald’s to test paper straws in US

Fast food chain McDonald's announced Friday that it would begin testing alternatives to its plastic drinking straws later this year in the United States.The chain said it would transition all 1,361 of its restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland

US ambassador to Canada receives death threat

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft received a death threat and suspicious white powder in an envelope mailed to her Ottawa residence, Canadian media reported Friday.Authorities from both countries are investigating the incident.Canada's Forei...

US ambassador to Canada receives death threat

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft received a death threat and suspicious white powder in an envelope mailed to her Ottawa residence, Canadian media reported Friday.Authorities from both countries are investigating the incident.Canada's Forei...

Japan bans Canadian wheat after some GMO grain found

TRENTON, CanadaJapan banned imports of Canadian wheat Friday after it was discovered that some of the grain was genetically modified.The move has Canadian farmers worried because Canada is one of the world's biggest wheat producers, selling about CAN$1...