EU inaction over Mediterranean migrants is criminal | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Migration EU inaction over Mediterranean migrants is criminal Frederic Penard of SOS Mediterranee urges EU member states to adopt immediately an adequate and common response plan to the ongoing crisis in the Med Refugees disembark from the Aquarius rescue ship in Valencia, Spain on 17 Läs mer…

Mozambique: the secret rainforest at the heart of an African volcano

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mozambique: the secret rainforest at the heart of an African volcano A ‘dream team’ of scientists scaled Mount Lico and found a wealth of new species by Jeff Barbee Standing in a pit in the red soil of a mountaintop forest in northern Mozambique, Läs mer…

The secret rainforest hidden at the heart of an African volcano – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A ‘dream team’ of international scientists scaled Mozambique’s Mount Lico and found a wealth of new species. Allianceearth.org The western face of Mount Lico rises 700 metres above the surrounding plain. Mountains that rise alone like this are called inselbergs. Mozambique has hundreds, but Läs mer…

The Observer view on migrants dying because Europe is pandering to populism | Observer editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Migration Opinion The Observer view on migrants dying because Europe is pandering to populism Observer editorial The plight of rescue ship Aquarius highlights the horrific consequences of failed migration policies Rescued migrants on an Italian coastguard boat following their rescue from the NGO rescue Läs mer…

Body of British botanist found in South Africa

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; South Africa Rachel Saunders went missing with her husband in February while looking for rare seeds Rachel (centre) and Rod Saunders (right), who ran Silver Hill Seeds in Cape Town. Photograph: Nick Bailey Police in South Africa have identified the body of a British Läs mer…

Timeline: Oxfam sexual exploitation scandal in Haiti

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oxfam Key events in aftermath of news that Oxfam covered up inquiry into staff paying for sex Roland van Hauwermeiren was in charge of Oxfam operations in Haiti and Chad when sex workers were allegedly hired by staff. Photograph: BTM A leaked document shows Läs mer…

'We have a new chance': Zimbabwe gears up for elections after Mugabe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Zimbabwe ‘We have a new chance’: Zimbabwe gears up for elections after Mugabe Opposition says country still lives under dictatorship but relatively peaceful election campaign gives some hope of change Activists from the youth arm of the ruling Zanu-PF party attend a rally in Läs mer…

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news Wimbledon champion cites his role as Central African Republic’s cultural attache in high court Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 2016. The former tennis star was declared bankrupt in June 2017. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is using his Läs mer…

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news Wimbledon champion cites his role as Central African Republic’s cultural attache in high court Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 2016. The former tennis star was declared bankrupt in June 2017. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is using his Läs mer…

Is Uganda's 'critical shortage' of architects costing lives?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities There are just 178 registered architects in this rapidly urbanising country, where buildings frequently collapse. But more professionals may not be the solution Rescue workers and onlookers at the scene of a building that collapsed in Kampala in 2009. Photograph: STR/EPA Sitting outside Läs mer…

Italy hits back at French criticism over turning away migrants

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy French ambassador summoned after Macron decries block of Aquarius rescue ship Rescued migrants on an Italian coastguard ship after their transfer from the Aquarius. Photograph: Lauren King/AFP/Getty Images Italy has summoned the French ambassador after Emmanuel Macron criticised what he called Italy’s “cynicism Läs mer…

Football and fire-eating: in the stands with Luanda's most passionate fans – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On a visit to Angola, Guardian photographer Sean Smith captured images of devoted Kabuscorp fans during a derby against the capital’s other top club, Petro Atlético de Luanda Red-clad Kabuscorp SCP supporters bring some heat to the proceedings The 23-year-old club club plays home Läs mer…