While Russia is no
longer one of the world’s two preeminent superpowers, its
most recent filing with a United Nations commission aims to cement its
position as the superpower in the
Conservation groups have called for a Minnesota dentist to be federally prosecuted for tracking and killing one of southern Africa's best-known lions last month. That doesn't seem likely to happen, but he could face a years-long extradition battle and poaching charges in Zimbabwe.
In April 2012, forty percent of Israel’s
natural gas supply was cut off almost instantly. After months
of supply interruptions and allegations of self-dealing on the part of
Egyptians in forging a natural gas deal with the Israeli government, the Egyptian
government reneged on its agreement to supply Israel with natural gas to meet
its energy needs. Almost overnight,
Israel was left to figure out how to supply almost half of its energy needs.