Russia blocks UN Security Council report on North Korea

Russia has decided to halt discussions of a United Nations Security Council report on North Korea, due to disagreement on some of its points and concern over parts of it being leaked before publication, Moscow’s UN envoy has said. Russia has blocked the upcoming report of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on North Korea […]

Court blocks FCC from cutting broadband subsidies in tribal lands

The FCC has hit a snag in its plan to curb broadband subsidies for low-income homes. A DC appeals court has issued a stay order temporary blocking the regulator from limiting the $ 25 monthly Lifeline subsidy in tribal lands, arguing that native groups and small carriers are likely to win their case opposing the […]

LEGO launch their first sustainable blocks made from sugarcane – and they hope to roll it out to most products by 2030

LEGO/Press On August 1, LEGO launched their first sustainable building bricks. LEGO wants the majority of its production to be sustainable by 2030. The new bricks are made of sugarcane plastic and are shaped like plants.   Danish toymaker LEGO has high ambitions for its sustainability program: by 2030, the company intends to manufacture most […]

Netanyahu threatens Iran with ‘all Israel’s arms’ if Tehran blocks key waterway off Yemen

Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at Israeli arch-regional foe Iran, vowing that any attempt by Tehran to block the key waterway off Yemen’s coast would be met by force from the “international coalition” and Israel in particular. The harsh statements by the Israeli PM, who was speaking at a graduation ceremony for naval officers on […]

Israel blocks fuel, gas supplies to Gaza in response to incendiary kites

Israel blocked supplies of fuel and gas to Gaza on Thursday in response to the continued sending of incendiary kites across the border, according to Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The measure will affect the Palestinian enclave which already suffers power cuts, especially for hospitals, AFP reported. The crackdown comes in response to “the pursuit of […]

Get ready for $250 oil if Iran blocks key shipment route in Middle East, analysts tell RT

Tehran is threatening to block the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial artery for oil shipments from the Middle East, if Iranian exports are hampered. This will result in a huge loss of global crude supply and soaring prices. Read more Most of the crude exported from Saudi Arabia, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and […]