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Fire consumes an area near Jaci Parana, state of Rondonia, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. How we can save the planet and ourselves
THE ongoing burning of the Amazon rainforests in Brazil under the newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro is an indication of the destructive power of a dictatorial... (photo: AP / Eraldo Peres)
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  Amazon Rainforest   Brazil Wildfires   Global Warming   Photos   Wikipedia: 2019 Amazon rainforest wildfires
FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, visitors watch the North side from the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea. UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man, File) Yahoo Daily News
2013 South Korea Cyberattack   North Korea   United Nations   Wikipedia: 2013 South Korea cyberattack   Photos
Flag Plaza in Taba, Egypt, where Hosni Mubarak raised the Egyptian flag after the return of Taba to Egyptian sovereignty. Adventurers to test Egyptian Black Sea route theory
BELOSLAV - Were the ancient Egyptians able to use reed boats to travel as far as the Black Sea thousands of years ago? A group of adventurers believe so, and will try to... (photo: Creative Commons / NYC2TLV NYC2TLV) Middle East Online
Abora IV Reed Boat   Black Sea   Photos   Varna   Wikipedia: Black Sea
People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 22, 2019. Venezuelan government blames 'electromagnetic attack' for nationwide blackout
(CNN)Venezuela is facing its fourth nationwide blackout this year, which officials are blaming on a hostile "electromagnetic attack." The ongoing blackout has left nearly... (photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos) CNN
Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Venezuela Blackout   Venezuela Democracy   Wikipedia: 2019 Venezuelan blackouts
Photo of helicopter Bishop to spray holy water over city from helicopter in mass exorcism of 'demons'
A Catholic bishop will spray holy water over an entire city from a military helicopter in an attempt to conquer the demons he believes are plaguing it. ... (photo: Creative Commons) The Independent
Buenaventura   Colombia   Mass exorcism   Photos   Wikipedia: Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca
In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores presidential palace, in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body
GENEVA (AP) — A top Venezuelan diplomat on Friday blasted what he called the “biased vision” of a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture,... (photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos, FILE) Wtop
Michelle Bachelet   Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Venezuela Human Rights   Wikipedia: Nicolás Maduro
In this Oct. 1, 2013 photo, Ashaninka Indian girls walk through a forest path as they return to their village after shopping in the nearby village Kimkibiri Baja, Pichari district, Peru. Planting One Trillion Trees Could Be The Strongest Chance At Fighting Climate Change
A new study published on Friday said planting billions of trees across the United States, China, Brazil, Australia, and more countries could be the largest and cheapest... (photo: AP / Rodrigo Abd) WorldNews.com
Carbon Emissions   Climate Change   Photos   Reforestation
Representative image At least 27 dead after Honduran fishing boat sinks
A fishing vessel sank during bad weather Wednesday in the Caribbean off Honduras's northern coast, and at least 27 fishermen were known dead, the Central American... (photo: Creative Commons / Larry Lamsa https://www.flickr.com/people/22191277@N03)
  Boat Accident   Fishing   Honduras   Photos
Venezuela's Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez People's Minister of Petroleum speaks to journalistsprior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Opec maintains oil production limit to ward off price crash
The Opec oil cartel has agreed to keep a lid on its production levels for a further nine months to avoid a global oil price crash. The world’s largest oil-producing... (photo: AP / Ronald Zak) The Observer
Manuel Quevedo   OPEC   Oil Price Crash   Photos   Wikipedia: OPEC
Disabled stroller Disabled passenger breaks arm on Ryanair flight after airline fails to provide wheelchair
A disabled man is taking legal action against Ryanair after fracturing his arm on a flight. Daniel Rooney, 38, had to be carried to the toilet by his friend during the... (photo: Creative Commons) The Independent
Disabled passenger   Photos   Ryanair   Wheelchair   Wikipedia: Ryanair
Atlantic Ocean Cape May NJ 2008 Atlantic Ocean 'running out of breath'
The project will last four years, with the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme putting in more than €10m. Another €30m... (photo: Creative Commons / Xenodream ) BBC News
Marine Life   Wikipedia: Atlantic Ocean   Photos   Black Coral   Atlantic Ocean
On the way to Everest Base Camp Trail Everest glaciers 'retreating dramatically' as pollution found buried deep in snow, scientist says
Glaciers in the Everest region are melting at an alarming rate because of increasing pollution and global warming, a scientist has claimed. Professor John All, of Western... (photo: Creative Commons / Neerajkeco ) The Independent
Climate Change   Everest glaciers   Photos   Pollution   Wikipedia: Mount Everest
Julian Assange gestures as he arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, after the WikiLeaks founder was arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police and taken into custody Thursday April 11, 2019. Julian Assange moved to medical wing in prison due to 'significantly deteriorated' health
Julian Assange has been moved to a medical care area in Belmarsh prison following “dramatic” weight loss, Wikileaks has claimed. Following his arrest at Ecuador’s embassy... (photo: AP / Victoria Jones/Press Association via AP) The Independent
Assange Health   Ecuador   Photos   WikiLeaks   Wikipedia: Julian Assange
FILE - In this March 22, 2012, file photo, a pumpjack is silhouetted against the setting sun in Oklahoma City. Opec in the dark on oil supply as Russia, Iran cut exports
DUBAI/LONDON: Opec is in the dark on the oil supply outlook for the second half of this year, with Iranian and Russian outages looking increasingly significant but Saudi... (photo: AP / Sue Ogrocki) The Times of India
Iran Oil Exports   OPEC   Photos   Russian Outage   Wikipedia: OPEC
U.S. Vice President Michael R. Pence speaks during the 9/11 Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 2018 Pence to offer Venezuela’s military new ‘carrots’
Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was set on Tuesday to offer new incentives to Venezuela’s military to turn against President Nicolas Maduro,... (photo: US Army / Amber I. Smith) The Japan News
Mike Pence   Photos   Us Sanctions   Venezuela Military   Wikipedia: 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis
Arctic Ice Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources
By Simon Johnson STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss... (photo: Creative Commons / Free Photos) Yahoo Daily News
Arctic   Global Warming   Photos   Polar Silk Road   Wikipedia: Arctic
Man runs past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Asian shares near nine-month highs, helped by U.S. optimism on China trade talks
More By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares neared nine-month highs on Monday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he hoped U.S.-China trade talks... (photo: AP / Eugene Hoshiko) Yahoo Daily News
Asian Shares   Photos   Trade War   US China   Wikipedia: China–United States trade war
In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 file frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya. Libya warlord backed by West and its Arab allies declares war on UN-backed government
The warlord hailed by the West and Arab autocrats as a potential unifier of Libya has just declared war on the country’s UN-backed interim leader, issuing a warrant... (photo: AP / AP video, File) The Independent
Khalifa Haftar   Libyan Conflict   Photos   Tripoli   Wikipedia: Libyan Civil War (2014–present)
FILE - In this photo taken, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 Nigerian billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote attends a global business environment meeting in Lagos, Nigeria. Africa’s richest man says he withdrew $10m from bank ‘just to look at it’
Africa’s richest man has recounted withdrawing $10m (£7.6m) just to look at it and prove to himself he was rich. Aliko Dangote, who owns the Dangote Group, told the... (photo: AP / Sunday Alamba, file) The Independent
Africa Richest Man   Aliko Dangote   Nigeria   Photos   Wikipedia: Aliko Dangote
Demonstrator protest whit an inflatable in the likeness of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in prison garb, in front of the Planalto Presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, March 4, 2016. Swiss say they returned $365M to Brazil in Petrobras probe
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss prosecutors say they have returned some 365 million francs ($365 million) to Brazil so far in funds seized during investigations related to Brazilian... (photo: AP / Eraldo Peres) Federal News Radio
Odebrecht   Petrobras   Photos   Switzerland   Wikipedia: Corruption in Brazil
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