GeetMark NEWS GeetMark Fri, 01 Dec 2023 16:41:45 +0000 en hourly 1 COP28: As ‘humanity’s fate hangs in the balance’, UN chief calls for urgent action to prevent planetary crash Fri, 01 Dec 2023 12:00:00 +0000 11561 Earth’s vital signs are failing and to prevent planetary crash and burn, “we need…cooperation and political will”, UN Secretary General António Guterres said on Friday, challenging world leaders gathered in Dubai for COP28 to show real global climate leadership. Cartel operators posed as U.S. officials to target Americans in timeshare scam Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:59:44 +0000 11597 Jalisco cartel members have scammed at least 600 Americans out of about $40 million, officials said. Cop28 live: King Charles says humans carrying out ‘vast, frightening experiment’ as he addresses summit Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:58:45 +0000 11602 UK monarch warns summit of ‘critical turning point’ as world leaders arrive in UAE for climate talksMy colleague Nina Lakhani has more on yesterday’s loss and damage agreement.As the second day gets under way, the president of the G77 plus China group – the bloc of 135 developing countries which played a key role in Combat resumes in Gaza as Israel accuses Hamas of violating cease-fire Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:58:00 +0000 11598 Israel accused Hamas of violating a temporary cease-fire that lasted 7 days, including 2 extensions, and said combat operations in Gaza were back underway. Pfizer to discontinue twice-daily weight loss pill due to high rates of adverse side effects Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:49:46 +0000 11594 Pfizer said it still plans to release phase two trial data on a once-a-day version of its weight loss drug, known as danuglipron, in mid-2024. Sport Weekly: Child athletes on the joys and the perils of competing Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:40:15 +0000 11584 This week Al Jazeera covers issues for child athletes, Eritrea's deserting footballers and scolded Pakistani cricketers. ‘Transgressions’ in personal life may have affected public’s confidence in Covid rules, Matt Hancock tells inquiry – UK politics live Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:40:04 +0000 11601 Health secretary during pandemic accepts that ‘consequences of rule-breaking’ may have affected ‘public’s propensity to adhere to rules’Matt Hancock has told the UK Covid Inquiry that long Covid is an issue “close to his heart”.Inquiry counsel Hugo Keith said Hancock’s witness statement to the probe “makes plain” that “from an early stage” he asked NHS Palestinian refugees in Lebanon mourn, fear for family in war-torn Gaza Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:32:46 +0000 11585 'I’m not sleeping. I cry all night,' says Fatmeh, whose daughter and grandkids are trapped under Israeli bombardment. UAE seeks to silence critics with $30-billion climate fund pledge with BlackRock, Brookfield Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:31:06 +0000 11560 The fund, Alterra, aims to improve access to financing for the so-called Global South — a geopolitical space home to formerly colonized or developing countries. Christmas tree auction at Rider's Inn to benefit Wreaths Across America Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:31:00 +0000 11575 Fort Worth animal shelters are overrun. We asked city leaders what they’ll do about it. Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:30:00 +0000 11576 Israel Resumes Combat Operations in Gaza as Cease-Fire Stalls Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:12:00 +0000 11582 In intense negotiations, Hamas didn’t provide a list of hostage names needed for the cease-fire extension. Dow Futures Gain After Index Notches 2023 High Fri, 01 Dec 2023 10:49:00 +0000 11583 Futures point to gains for major equity indexes in the U.S., and Treasury yields are inching down. Ministerial offical fired after signing accord with fake country Fri, 01 Dec 2023 09:48:32 +0000 11579 Paraguay’s Ministry of Agriculture has sacked its chief of staff, Arnaldo Chamorro, for signing a treaty with a fictitious nation Read Full Article at More explosive power used against Gaza in a month than on Hiroshima (VIDEO) Fri, 01 Dec 2023 09:27:28 +0000 11580 RT’s Steve Sweeney examines a UN report claiming the death toll from Israel’s Gaza assault exceeds that from years of US bombings campaigns Read Full Article at Bill Gates warns the world is likely to smash through a critical warming threshold Fri, 01 Dec 2023 08:57:52 +0000 11559 Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Friday said the world is likely to overshoot 2 degrees Celsius of global warming. 'You barely knew what we were actually selling': Gap CEO Richard Dickson on the brand's heavy discount strategy Fri, 01 Dec 2023 06:19:01 +0000 11595 "People thought when I left: 'you're crazy,'" he said of leaving toy company Mattel for Gap in August, during the "Barbie" movie's blockbuster run. Blinken steps up call for Israel to spare civilians in strongest remarks yet Fri, 01 Dec 2023 02:58:16 +0000 11557 The top diplomat delivers the strongest US remarks yet in Israel on protecting Palestinian civilians. Blinken steps up call for Israel to spare civilians in strongest remarks yet Fri, 01 Dec 2023 02:58:16 +0000 11558 The top diplomat delivers the strongest US remarks yet in Israel on protecting Palestinian civilians. New yellow snow and ice weather warnings for swathes of UK Fri, 01 Dec 2023 02:55:00 +0000 11573 There is a risk of snow and ice for parts of the UK today and going into the weekend, with the Met Office issuing new weather warnings.