Day: February 21, 2023

UN tries anew to finish treaty protecting the high seas

UNITED NATIONS— UN member states embraced “positive energy” as they launched two weeks of negotiations aimed at finally reaching a treaty meant to protect and preserve vast areas of the world’s oceans.After more than 15 years of formal and informal tal…

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Jill Biden to Visit Africa for First Time as First Lady

Jill Biden left Tuesday for her first visit to Africa as U.S. first lady, with plans to stop in Namibia and Kenya, the White House said.Biden will focus on women’s empowerment, children’s issues and food insecurity that has ravaged parts of the contine…

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