• Scores of Ethiopian Migrants drown off Yamen’s coast

    Scores of Ethiopian Migrants drown off Yamen’s coast0

    At least 46 migrants trying to cross from Somalia to Yemen have drowned when their boat capsized, UN officials say. Another 16 people are missing after the vessel overturned in rough seas off Yemen’s coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says. Survivors say the smuggler’s boat was carrying at least 100 people who had

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  • Innovations to Beat Plastic Pollution on display

    Innovations to Beat Plastic Pollution on display0

    As celebrations gear up for World Environment Day on June 5, delegates and policymakers connect with India’s business sector and innovators to explore how to beat plastic pollution, at the World Environment Day Exhibition at the Vigyan Bhavan convention centre in Delhi. The five-day exhibition features dialogue series, information booths and high-level discussions focused on

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  • Gov’t Studying Yahaya Jammeh’s case

    Gov’t Studying Yahaya Jammeh’s case0

    The government says it is studying a request by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Trial International for the extradition and trial of Yahaya Jammeh in Ghana. “Government has been informed that Human Rights Watch, in collaboration with Trial International and led by an American lawyer, Reed Brody, has unearthed fresh evidence which they believe ties

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  • Why Marine animals cannot stop plastic consumption

    Why Marine animals cannot stop plastic consumption0

    Plastic doesn’t just look like food, it smells, feels and even sounds like food. In a recent interview about Blue Planet II, David Attenborough describes a sequence in which an albatross arrives at its nest to feed its young. “And what comes out of the mouth?” he says. “Not fish, and not squid – which

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  • New Ebola cases records in DR Congo

    New Ebola cases records in DR Congo0

    Two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the north-western town of Bikoro, a health official in the Democratic Republic of Congo told news agency Reuters. Jean Jack Muyembe, who works for the country’s institute for biological research, said there are at least 10 other suspected cases. The latest cases comes less than a year

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  • Israel Scraps plans to deport Migrants

    Israel Scraps plans to deport Migrants0

    Israel has scrapped a plan to forcibly deport tens of thousands of illegal African migrants. In a written response to the country’s Supreme Court, the government said forced removal of the migrants “is no longer on the agenda”. However, Israel’s immigration authorities are still seeking ways to deport migrants voluntarily, it said. The fate of

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