Elephants have been pushed out of their natural habitat by encroaching farmland, deforestation and development. Last year was especially dry in the part of Yunnan Province where elephants usually live, making it harder for them to find the food they need in nature.
The UN International Court of Justice ruled to split the disputed triangular area — believed to be rich in oil, natural gas, and valuable fisheries — in half. But Kenya has been clear that it would not recognize any judgment by the court.
Ben Huynh, a researcher at Stanford University, joined The World's host Marco Werman from his home in California to discuss the potential disaster an oil spill could cause on the Red Sea coasts.
Debate ensues over environmental issues and the need for economic advancement as Democratic Republic of Congo lifts a moratorium on logging the Congo rainforest.
Moqtada al-Sadr’s party wins the most seats in Iraq’s parliamentary elections. Also, a group of women and children manage to escape captivity from Boko Haram in Nigeria. And, Tigrayan forces say the Ethiopian government has launched a coordinated attack on all fronts.
In Brazil, the revelations from the “Pandora Papers” — a trove of leaked documents that have exposed offshore accounts of the rich and powerful — have rattled the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, with calls for the resignation of some of his top officials.
The holiday celebrates Spanish national pride. But many scholars say it marks the start of one of the biggest genocides in history.
Sam Gabriel, director of her club Genesis Youth Foundation, who came to Iowa as a refugee from Liberia, created the program so kids could have a level playing field, both in soccer and in life.