Daily Archives: September 10, 2015

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – September 10, 2015

2:40 p.m. EDT MR KIRBY: Good afternoon, everybody. A couple things — QUESTION: Good afternoon – late afternoon. MR KIRBY: Well, I had to wait for the Secretary to finish. QUESTION: Fair enough. MR KIRBY: It’s 2:40. QUESTION: Right. I’m so old, I remember when we used to have these briefings at 12:30. MR KIRBY:

Innovative method filters seawater in minutes

WaterInnovative method filters seawater in minutes Published 11 September 2015 Researchers have unveiled a cost-effective desalination technology which can filter highly salty water in minutes. The technology is based on membranes containing cellulose acetate powder, produced in Egypt. The powder, in combination with other components, binds the salt particles as they pass through, making the

Rise in global tourism continues, despite concerns over safety and security – UN

10 September 2015 – International tourism figures grew by four per cent in the first half of 2015, an increase of 21 million when compared to the same period last year, the United Nations said today. International arrivals rose by 5 per cent in Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and the Middle East, and by

UN and Africa: focus on Darfur, World Forestry Congress and Disaster Risk Reduction

10 Sep 2015 Listen / Sudan’s Darfur region. File Photo: UNAMID/Albert González Farran Air aid service to Darfur faces closure “within weeks” Lifesaving airborne aid deliveries to remote communities in Sudan may have to stop at the end of the month as a funding shortfall starts to bite, the World Food Programme (WFP) has said.