Top U.S. State Dept diplomat for Europe to step down to focus on family

Top U.S. State Dept diplomat for Europe to step down to focus on family

The top U.S. diplomat to Europe Karen Donfried will step down to focus on her family, a State Department spokesperson said on Monday, leaving an important post empty as Washington works to keep its allies focused on supporting Ukraine’s war effort, Trend reports citing Reuters. She has been among U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s … Read more

Corporate social responsibility remains focus of PASHA Holding’s strategy

Corporate social responsibility remains focus of PASHA Holding

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 17. PASHA Holding entered the last year of its current strategic period in 2023, Trend reports. Currently, one of the company’s priorities is to develop a new strategy covering 2024-2026. It is expected that, as in the current strategic period, the development of human capital, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and innovations will … Read more

Dredge Firms Focus On Sustainability As ESG Issues

Climate change, rising sea levels, land reclamation and offshore energy are all factors underpinning business models at Europe’s dredge and marine engineering majors. They are adopting strong sustainability credentials as their operations come under closer environmental, social, governance (ESG) scrutiny and new opportunities open up in the US offshore wind sector The relatively small number … Read more

Manhattan DA says ‘focus is on the evidence and the law’ in probe of Trump hush money scheme

CNN  —  New York City prosecutors probing former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in a hush money scheme and cover-up are focused “on the evidence and the law,” Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg said this weekend. Speaking on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Bragg did not go into detail about what he called the “active investigation” but instead … Read more

Australia’s Growing Defense Focus on the Northern Territory – The Diplomat

Australia’s Growing Defense Focus on the Northern Territory

Advertisement There are several challenges making Australia’s national security strategy more complicated these days – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the impacts of climate change, the green energy transition, and economic uncertainty. But at the top of this list is the increasing influence of China in the region and intensifying competition between China and the United … Read more

Rory McIlroy vows to shift his focus to ‘being purely a golfer’ instead of PGA Tour-LIV rivalry

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 11

Rory McIlroy has remained loyal to the PGA Tour during the circuit’s ongoing feud with LIV Golf. He has thrown himself into the fray in support of the tour over the past several months. But after he missed the cut at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass Saturday, the third-ranked golfer in the world admitted … Read more

Hard Security Back in Focus at the Quad Foreign Ministers Meet – The Diplomat

Hard Security Back in Focus at the Quad Foreign Ministers Meet

Advertisement The foreign ministers of the Quad countries — Australia’s Penny Wong, India’s S. Jaishankar, Japan’s Hayashi Yoshimasa, and the United States’ Antony Blinken — met in New Delhi a few days ago. The foreign ministers in their joint statement underscored their “steadfast commitment to supporting a free and open Indo-Pacific, which is inclusive and … Read more

Women as focus of impact investment: Does it bring more harm than good?

This article was first published on November 16, 2022. Even in 2022, the issue of the funding gap between male and female founders remains prevalent in the global tech startup ecosystem. There are many solutions proposed to help solve this problem, but putting women at the centre by making them a target for impact investment … Read more

War in Ukraine: Why Bakhmut is the focus of one of the conflict’s bloodiest battles

Heavy and persistent fighting over the Ukrainian town of Bakhmut in the Donetsk region has lasted more than seven months. According to local authorities, 60% of the city has been destroyed. Both Moscow and Kyiv claim the other side has suffered heavy losses.  In February, Western observers began to speculate that Ukrainian forces might abandon the defence … Read more