Thursday, January 24, 2019

Watch: 20 slow lorises get first taste of freedom in Indonesian rainforest

Watch: 20 slow lorises get first taste of freedom in Indonesian rainforest The animals were all previously being kept as pets before they were surrendered to authorities (International Animal Rescue) Twenty rescused slow lorises...

Brazil presidential campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed

Brazil presidential campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed A knife-wielding man stabbed far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro at a campaign rally on Thursday. Jair Bolsonaro grimaces after being stabbed in the stomach (AP...

Giraffe attack leaves mum and son critical

Giraffe attack leaves mum and son critical South Africa 'Mr Williams chased the giraffe away, but not before his family had sustained serious injuries' (stock photo) The wife and three-year-old son of a British...

Iraqi cleric calls for parliamentary session on Basra clashes

Iraqi cleric calls for parliamentary session on Basra clashes Muqtada al-Sadr’s supporters won the most seats in national elections held earlier this year. People burn the governor’s building during protests demanding better public...

New font remakes the alphabet from leading brand logos

New font remakes the alphabet from leading brand logos A is for Adobe now. The font has been created by New York-based digital studio Hello Velocity (Hello Velocity) A new type of font has...

Serbia-Kosovo talks end without breakthrough

Serbia-Kosovo talks end without breakthrough EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said ‘difficulties remain’ for the process. Federica Mogherini (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP) Serbia’s president has refused to meet his Kosovo counterpart...

Duterte: Defiant senator won’t be arrested without warrant

Duterte: Defiant senator won’t be arrested without warrant Antonio Trillanes IV is one of the Philippine president’s strongest critics. Antonio Trillanes IV in his office (AP) Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has decided not to...

British intelligence chief plots moves against Russia for Salisbury poisonings

British intelligence chief plots moves against Russia for Salisbury poisonings Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photo credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire The head of GCHQ promised last night to retaliate against the "brazen Kremlin" for...

700 ancient Egyptian artefacts destroyed in Brazil museum blaze

700 ancient Egyptian artefacts destroyed in Brazil museum blaze The pieces in the pharaonic hall were bought by Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro I in the 19th century. The National Museum, seen from above,...

Serbia casts doubt on Kosovo ‘land swap talks’

Serbia casts doubt on Kosovo ‘land swap talks’ Negotiators say the two leaders will not meet at a Brussels summit. Presevo in Serbia (Zenel Zhinipotoku/AP) The idea of a “land swap” between Serbia and...

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Tanaiste embarks on two-day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania

Tanaiste embarks on two-day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania Brexit will be high on the agenda as Simon Coveney meets with the foreign ministers...

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