A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. But during episodes of intense ivory poaching, those big incisors become a liability.
On Wednesday, an Israeli parade re-ignited violence in the Gaza Strip. Militants floated fire balloons towards Israel, while Israeli aircraft launched missiles into Gaza. It’s the first violence since the 11-day war in May.
Escalated tensions in Jerusalem and days of clashes at an iconic mosque in the holy city has led to new rocket fire and airstrikes between Israel and Gaza militants. The new airstrikes has left 24 people including nine children dead, more than 700 Palestinians hurt, […]
A prolonged conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has displaced about one-third of its residents. It’s a dangerous place right now; reports suggest even civilians have been targets of violence.
In honour of their contribution to tackling global hunger in 2020 in the midst of continued conflict, famine and the Covid-19 pandemic the World Food Programme has been honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize.