London-based photographer Brock Elbank is on a mission: to photograph as many freckled people as possible. A self-confessed lover of the skin feature, he wants to celebrate freckles in all their glory. For #Freckles he has so far photographed 90 people from around the world. (Photo: Josh Hardwick Credit: Brock Elbank) Subscribe to BBC News … Read more Celebrating freckles in all their glory – BBC News
Donald Trump won over a third of the vote and cemented his position as Republican frontrunner after a big victory in South Carolina. Marco Rubio won a close contest for second place over Ted Cruz. For the Democrats, Hillary Clinton narrowly won in the western state of Nevada, beating Bernie Sanders for the nomination there. … Read more Trump cements position as Republican frontrunner
Nigeria has one of the world’s highest infant mortality rates, which is especially acute in rural communities. Doctors say hundreds of babies are dying every day because traditional midwives don’t have proper medical training. One organisation is trying to help save lives. Al Jazeera’s Yvonne Ndege reports from the south-western state of Ondo.
Thousands of soldiers have been deployed to Haryana state in northern India where protesters have been killed in riots. Jats – a traditionally rural community of farmers – are demanding more government jobs and places in state-run universities. They complain of discrimination because of India’s caste system, not because they’re from a lower caste but … Read more Inside Story – Should India change its caste-based quota system?
It’s been over a decade since Robert Mugabe launched Zimbabwe’s controversial land reforms programme. Land was taken away from White farmers and redistributed to the Blacks. But with the economy struggling, the government plans to reissue land leases to commercial farms run by white farmers. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.
Violent demonstrations by members of a farming community in northern India are putting water supplies at risk in New Delhi. Some protesters have damaged crucial water infrastructure, after at least 10 people were killed during fighting with police Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports from Haryana State.
Engineers say the Mosul dam in northern Iraq is the world’s most dangerous – despite millions of dollars that have been spent to strengthen it. They need more cash – after discovering that the dam’s weaknesses are much worst than first thought. But the further cash needed is in doubt because of the war with ISIL … Read more More funds needed to save Mosul dam in Iraq
Several explosions have rocked the Sayeda Zeinab district in the southern part of Syria’s capital Damascus, Syrian state television reported. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/7531 RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: … Read more RAW: Dozens dead as multiple blasts rock Damascus, ISIS claims responsibility
A Belgium port just a few kilometers from the medieval town of Bruges, could soon see its normal way of life turned on its head. And it’s all because of its location – on the shore facing Britain, a desired destination for thousands of migrants. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Like us on … Read more Belgian port fears Calais-style asylum inflow as migrants flood in
A series of blasts have hit near a Shia shrine in Syria’s capital Damascus, according to state TV, just hours after a twin bombing in the central city of Homs killed dozens of people. Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from southern Turkey. – Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Syrian cities reel from deadly bombings