London, Oxford Dictionaries has declared “climate emergency” the word of the year for 2019, following a hundred-fold increase in usage that it said demonstrated a “greater immediacy” in the way we talk about the climate.
Defined as “a situation in … Read more
New York, His Majesty King Abdullah, during a meeting with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday, reaffirmed Jordan’s firm position in rejecting Israeli settlements in the Palestinian Territories, as they violate international law and UN … Read more
Amman, His Majesty King Abdullah has sent a cable to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka, congratulating him on assuming his term.
In the cable, King Abdullah expressed keenness to strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation between Jordan and Sri … Read more
Amman, In Australia, record-breaking spring temperatures helped spark and fan bushfires across the country on Thursday, forecasting a potentially devastating bushfire summer.
In Victoria, 100km/h winds fanned more than 60 blazes, as an unprecedented heat wave moved north to south, … Read more
Bangkok, A 6.1-magnitude earthquake on Thursday struck an area near the border of Thailand and Laos, prompting at least one power plant in Laos to suspend operations for precautionary checks.
According to Reuters, the United States Geological Survey said the … Read more