A group of leading international law experts have proposed a new crime called ‘Ecocide,” which could hold people accountable for crimes against nature. If it’s passed, it will become the International Criminal Court’s fifth jurisdictional responsibility, alongside genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and crimes of aggression.
Since January 16, at least 19 people in India have died after receiving Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, some dying as quickly as in a few hours. However, the government has denied any connection between the vaccines and deaths.
This week, early risers in Alberta and Saskatchewan most likely caught a bright shiny ball of light across the sky heading down to earth. University of Alberta professor, Dr. Chris Herd, said it was likely a meteor.
Golf star Tiger Woods will not face any charges following his car crash earlier this week after investigators determined it was an accident.
US President Joe Biden will sign an executive order to form a “China-free” technology supply chain with other nations, including Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. Will this move reverse China’s fortunes and change the global power dynamics?
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed in a meeting with executives last week that the company has acquired about 100 companies in the previous six years, which is equivalent to one every three to four weeks.
US court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay US$2.1 billion for baby powder, which causes ovarian cancer. The pharmaceutical giant will continue to sell its product outside Canada and the US.
One third of the world’s fresh water fish population is in catastrophic decline, and in danger of extinction. The situation is threatening the health, food security and livelihood of millions of people around the world. Eighty freshwater species have been declared extinct with sixteen species going extinct in 2020.
Large crowds gathered in Myanmar’s capital, Nay Pyi Taw, to attend the funeral of a woman who was killed during a protest against a military coup.
After a long battle with the new media laws in Australia, Facebook has finally agreed to pay for journalism and will lift its ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform.
The Dutch government was asked to reverse its COVID-19 curfew after The Hague court ruled that the curfew infringes on people’s rights and has no legal grounds.
The deadly snowstorm that swept through Texas earlier this month left some residents with thousands of dollars worth of bills for gas and hydro. The mayor of Houston says the state should pay these bills.