Venezuela: On the battlefield of dissent against Maduro

Venezuela: On the battlefield of dissent against Maduro

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ex-national security advisor on energy Rafael Ramirez in Venezuela Four years ago, then-secretary of state Rex Tillerson said relations with the Venezuelan government were “up for renegotiation”. The US…

Don't let the forest die, plant more trees!

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Don’t let the forest die, plant more trees!

Just 5% of the world’s tree species are currently being planted. These 5% are the most global in species diversity. There are a few reasons for this loss and in an age of housing-focused…

Anaplasmosis from bats discovered in Neanderthal

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Anaplasmosis from bats discovered in Neanderthal

Image copyright Unicef Image caption There are also unique health needs that current medicine can’t address A new disease that jumped from animals to humans has been discovered in a Neanderthal man in Russia….

A look at what’s happening in Palm Beach

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A look at what’s happening in Palm Beach

Palm Beach has a sprawling population. About 260,000 people live in the southern part of the county, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. With so many visitors, it’s understandable that Palm Beach police department…

What is happening to the state of Nigeria and Port Harcourt?

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What is happening to the state of Nigeria and Port Harcourt?

Image copyright Irbis Image caption The graveyard is only one of many man-made structures being washed away by the Lagos sea As the map below shows, Nigeria was among the biggest financial contributors to…

What's cooking in the world's biggest coffee capitals?

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What’s cooking in the world’s biggest coffee capitals?

BBC iPlayer Indian restaurants in international cities are notorious for either serving cheap home-made Indian food, or displaying a hidden menu of celebrity chef dishes. All that being said, in the city of Kolkata…

Hamilton breaks record with seventh world title in Brazil

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Hamilton breaks record with seventh world title in Brazil

(AFP) – Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of seven world titles with a hugely impressive victory in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The Briton, 37, who joined Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel in winning a…