Fitch upgrades Greece’s credit rating to “BB+”

January 29, 2023 0
Fitch Ratings upgraded Greece’s credit rating from “BB” to “BB+”, one notch below investment grade. The international ratings agency said in its schedule rating report that it had upgraded Greece’s sovereign rating to “BB+” with [Read More]
Mediterranean Focus

Sweden’s NATO process paused, says FM

January 29, 2023 0
Sweden’s Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrom said on Saturday that the country’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) process has paused, local media reported. “The events of the last few weeks have temporarily caused the process to [Read More]

Oil prices drop, notching weekly loss

Oil and Gas
January 29, 2023 0
Oil prices fell on Friday, suffering a loss for the week. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for March delivery dropped 1.33 U.S. dollars, or 1.6 percent, to settle at 79.68 dollars a barrel on the [Read More]

Construction continuing on world’s largest radio telescope

Asia & Pacific
January 27, 2023 0
Construction is continuing on the world’s largest radio telescope in the Australian outback. After three decades of development, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)  launched construction of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) in [Read More]

1977: The Great Lakes Blizzard

Climate and Environment
January 28, 2023 0
1977: The first day of the Great Lakes Blizzard, which dumps 3 metres (10 ft) of snow in one day in Upstate New York. Buffalo, Syracuse, Watertown, and surrounding areas are most affected. Daily peak [Read More]

Bacteria causing life-threatening bloodstream infections

January 26, 2023 0
High levels of antibiotic resistance in bacteria are causing life-threatening bloodstream infections, according to a recent report from  the World Health Organization (WHO). For the first time, the Global Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Surveillance System [Read More]