Posts Tagged ‘hectares’

The High Price Of Desertification: 23 Hectares Of Land A Minute

Above Photo: Farmer Margaret Gauti Mpofu adds manure to her vegetable crops in a field on the outskirts of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun 15 2017 (IPS) – Urban farmer Margaret Gauti Mpofu would do anything to protect the productivity of her land. Healthy soil means she is assured of harvest and enough food […]

Turkey’s ruling AKP nominates Yildirim as new premier

Turkey’s governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) has formally tapped Transport Minister Binali Yildirim as its sole candidate to be the party’s new chairman and thereby automatically the next prime minister. AKP spokesman Omer Celik made the announcement at a news conference after a meeting of the party’s executive board in Ankara on Thursday. Following “a consultation […]

Iran safeguarded N-rights through shrewd policies: Nuclear official

Ankara, May 12, IRNA – The Islamic Republic of Iran, through insisting on its legitimate rights, and by adopting a shrewd policy could successfully safeguard its nuclear rights in its negotiations with the 5+1 group of countries, says official. ‘This led to the removal of sanctions against the Islamic Republic,’ Behrouz Kamalvandi Deputy Head and […]

US deploys over 200 soldiers in S Yemen, stations assault ship

The United States military has deployed more than 200 US Marines in the port city of Mukalla in the central province of Hadramout, Yemeni media say. The forces were deployed in the important seaport and oil terminal on Saturday, Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah news website reported. The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer with more than 1,200 sailors and […]

USGS: Volcano ‘recharging’ as earthquake swarm strikes Mount St. Helens, Washington

     In the past eight weeks, more than 130 small earthquakes have trembled beneath the surface of Mount St. Helens. At this point, “there is absolutely no sign that it will erupt anytime soon, but the data we collect tells us that the volcano is still very much alive,” the U.S. Geological Survey said. Seismologists […]

Refugee camp destroyed near Aleppo; the West a little too quick to blame Assad

     The UN has condemned the bombing of a Syrian refugee camp in Sarmada, a city 30km from Aleppo, in which dozens of civilians, including women and children, were allegedly killed or injured. A video has emerged showing the aftermath of attack. Sarmada is located in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province close to the Turkish border […]

4 dead in Mecca suburb after Saudi police raid ISIS cell

READ MORE: Russia pays tribute to Palmyra hero who called in anti-ISIS artillery strike on his own position “The terrorists fired upon security forces requiring them to respond in kind to neutralize the threat, leading to the killing of two and the death of two others who blew themselves up with explosive belts,” said a […]

A Hillary Clinton Presidency Would be a Disaster, A Nightmare for Americans

Make no mistake. A Clinton presidency would be disastrous – the worst of all possible deplorable choices, none worthy or any public office, all aspirants beholden to wealth, power and privilege exclusively.  Don’t let their duplicitous rhetoric fool you. They’re all cut out of the same cloth. Otherwise, they wouldn’t get public attention. Populist Green […]

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