Mustache of discord: why Korean media forced the US ambassador to shave

The US ambassador to South Korea was forced to shave off his mustache after a campaign of discontent in the local press, which criticized the diplomat for reminding Koreans of a difficult past when the country was a Japanese colony, writes the BBC. Harry Binkley Harris, ...

When global air travel recovers from COVID-19 crisis: IATA forecast

According to the forecast, international passenger traffic in 2020 will fall by 55% compared to 2019. CNN writes about what provokes such tendencies and what measures need to be taken to improve the situation. Global air travel will not recover from the COVID-19 crisis to ...

12 countries of the world whose citizenship can be bought

Many people are interested in the possibility of obtaining a new (or another) citizenship, while not everyone can and wants to use such methods of legalization as marriage, business or long-term residence in the country. Forbes has compiled a list of 12 countries whose citizenship can be bought by investing ...

More terrible than coronavirus: starvation threatens millions of people in the poorest countries

Economic decline, deteriorating health care, increasing domestic violence - the coronavirus pandemic is multiplying a number of other important problems in the world. As the harvest season approaches, experts point to a new threat - mass famine in Africa and Asia, writes Voice of America. In 2020 ...

Emirates Airline will pay for medical treatment, hotel quarantine and even funeral if you catch COVID-19 while traveling

Emirates Airline has a new strategy to boost ticket demand from passengers amid the global pandemic: coronavirus insurance. If during the trip one of the passengers is diagnosed with COVID-19, the airline in Dubai will cover their medical expenses up to 150 ...

Clashes between Armenians and Azerbaijanis in the USA and around the world

On July 12, clashes and mutual shelling began on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan, as a result of which 20 people died. This escalation of the conflict was the largest incident in the region since 2016, writes the BBC. The situation on the border of the countries returned to normal after a few ...

The inhabitants of the island in Italy have been in contact with patients with COVID-19, but have not become infected: scientists are puzzled

Paola Muti, an oncologist at the University of Milan, found that on the Italian island of Giglio, none of the locals contracted COVID-19, despite contact with those infected. Writes about this "Observer". About 800 people live permanently on the island. The first infected with coronavirus on ...

Heat in Siberia and fires in the Arctic: what is happening to the planet and what to expect next

The UN Meteorological Agency warns that average temperatures in Siberia last month were 10 degrees Celsius (18 degrees Fahrenheit) above the average for this period. This caused intense heat, which led to devastating fires in the Arctic Circle, writes ...

'New Cold War': US Arrested Chinese Scientists and Closes Chinese Consulates

The war between the consulates of China and the United States is gaining momentum: Donald Trump does not exclude that following the consulate of the PRC in Houston (Texas), others may be closed, in particular in San Francisco, California, writes the BBC. The US authorities believe that in the building of the PRC diplomatic mission ...

May be a hurricane by the weekend: tropical storm Gonzalo formed in the Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Storm Gonzalo, a record-breaking early G-named storm, could hit a hurricane this weekend (July 25-26) before reaching the Windward Islands. Writes about this Weather. Tropical storm Gonzalo formed in the Atlantic Ocean between Africa and the Lesser Antilles ...

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