Coral decline threatens marine biodiversity.


Coral decline threatens marine biodiversity

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Organised crime gang and animal traffic

Organised criminal gangs including Colombian drugs cartels and the Russian mafia have moved into trafficking in illegal wildlife because the profits can be larger than from smuggling arms, drugs or people, a report says today.

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World’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, China and Macau

Critics have called the bridge a “big white elephant” that guarantees no economic return. Others have said its main purpose is symbolic, ensuring Hong Kong is physically connected to the mainland

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In Paris, Park Hyatt’s housekeepers strike for three weeks

About fifty women in the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome Hotel are on an unlimited scale since September 25th.

They demand salary increases and the integration of employees hired by subcontractors.

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The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

On October 2nd, the journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. He has not been seen since.

Florida : Michael’s devastations

Florida and Georgia count cost of one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit US.

Eight years ago : Pixação

Autumn 2011 : Pixação a language from São Paulo

Pixacao is native to Brazil and similar in method to tagging. It’s characterised by distinctive large letters painted in a cryptic style. It dominates public space and has created a new context for the everyday life of citizens, forcing new readings upon them.


Melania Trump in Africa

Originally worn in 19th century by explorers, the pith helmet has become symbol of colonial rule.

Seven years ago : France beats England

Autumn 2011 : Rugby World Cup / England 12-19 France

Climate change aid to poor nations lags behind Paris pledges

Rich nations vowed billions for climate change. Poor countries are waiting.

The relocation of the Abu Simbel temples

In 1964, one of the world’s largest and most spectacular dismantling and reassembly projects was begun in Egypt. To rescue the ancient temples in Abu Simbel from the waters of the Nile, the temples had to be relocated.

Cameroon elections – President Paul Biya seeks seventh term

Cameroon opposition forms coalition ahead of polls

Christelle accuses Tariq Ramadan of raping and beating her in his hotel room

The French court rejected Tariq Ramadan’s release request, Tuesday,after new evidence was presented.

Ramadan was asking to be placed under judicial supervision, to be given back his Swiss passport, and to pay bail of €300,000.

After his election ban, Lula remains the most popular politician in Brazil

Former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad will take Lula’s place on the October 7 ballot.

Kim Jong Un wants to meet with President Trump again, says South Korean President Moon

Kim and Moon

Since 2015, Niger has directed its military to arrest and jail migrant smugglers

Nigerien soldiers patrolling the Sahara this month in Achegour, Niger

Murder in Monaco

Hélène Pastor was Monaco’s richest woman, head of one of the principality’s wealthiest families and a close friend of the Royal family there. She died of gunshot wounds after being caught in an ambush.

In some US states, nearly one in three Amazon workers are on food stamps

Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill designed to force companies such as Amazon to pay their workers higher wages

JM Blanquer : neoliberalism and education reform

The neoliberal imaginary of globalization has re-cast the purposes and governance of education.

Néolibéralism and education

McDonald’s workers strike over sexual harassment

McDonald’s workers in 10 cities strike over sexual harassment.

Fan Bing Bing missing ?

The sudden disappearance from public view and social media of China’s highest-paid actress has fueled speculation ranging from rumors of her arrest to reports that she has fled to Los Angeles seeking asylum.

Bing bing missing

17 years ago : the September 11 attacks

9/11 : ‘The Falling Man’ taken by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew during the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. The man in the picture has never been identified, however it is highly speculated it is J. Briley who worked in the north tower.

Corbyn has admitted the party has a ‘real problem’ with anti-Semitism

Labour and its leader Jeremy Corbyn have been rocked by anti-Semitism scandals.

9 years ago : fear of the Falun Gong

Beijing’s propaganda campaign against the group — banned outright in China in 1999 but still active in Hong Kong and Taiwan — is still going strong.

7 years ago : Nafissatou Dialo

2011 : Hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo accuses IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault

Map of the oceans (4 x)

Oceans in peril

8 years ago : Sakineh Ashtiani

Summer 2010 : international campaign for Ashtiani’s release ,woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran.