Is climate change fuelling terrorism?

Alistair Bunkall visits the Sahel region of Africa to look at how climate change is fuelling extremism and helping militant groups. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: … Read more Is climate change fuelling terrorism?

Los Angeles school bus driver faces ‘real rough time’

As school begins again remotely for students in Los Angeles in the coming weeks, school bus drivers like John Lewis are having a tough time with the change. The Union that represents 50,000 workers, including bus drivers, says the state has issued salary protection for school workers. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, … Read more Los Angeles school bus driver faces ‘real rough time’

Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Beirut (AP) — Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn Saturday night as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours with security forces, who responded with heavy volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets. One police officer was killed and dozens of people hurt in the confrontations, which … Read more Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Lebanese information minister resigns as protesters demand change

#Lebanon’s information minister announced her resignation from the government on Sunday. The development follows Tuesday’s massive #explosion in Beirut which killed at least 158 people and injured more than 6,000. The minister said she was responding to the people’s calls for change. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more Lebanese information minister resigns as protesters demand change

‘Beirut catastrophe’: Lebanon’s information minister quits

The calls for complete political reform in Lebanon are growing louder after the Beirut port explosion that killed at least 158 people on Tuesday. Lebanon’s information minister has become the first senior member of the government to resign since it happened. Manal Abdel Samad says there’s little hope for change. Six MPs have now resigned. … Read more ‘Beirut catastrophe’: Lebanon’s information minister quits

In South Africa, a woman is killed every three hours

Every three hours, a woman is killed in South Africa. Gender-based violence is a huge problem, and the government is working on legislation to end it. But activists say change is not happening fast enough, and it is still a long way off. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Johannesburg, South Africa. – Subscribe to … Read more In South Africa, a woman is killed every three hours

Government open to further JobKeeper tweaks if economic situation demands it | Insiders

The Federal Government is leaving the door open to changing the rate of vital Commonwealth income support, with the Victorian coronavirus crisis biting hard and fuelling concerns the nation’s economic recovery will be delayed for many months. The JobKeeper wage subsidy and the JobSeeker unemployment benefit are due to change at the end of September, … Read more Government open to further JobKeeper tweaks if economic situation demands it | Insiders

Mass protests in Beirut and demands for change after devastating explosion – BBC News

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Lebanese capital Beirut, voicing anger at the country’s leaders, after this week’s devastating explosion in the port area of the city. Protestors occupied the Foreign Ministry building and declared that it was the “seat of the revolution”. Riot police fired tear gas at some demonstrators … Read more Mass protests in Beirut and demands for change after devastating explosion – BBC News

Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka’s election

The Rajapaksa brothers have cemented their hold on power in Sri Lanka with a dominating win in the country’s parliamentary elections. Mahinda Rajapaksa will remain prime minister – and his brother, Gotabaya, the president. And, as Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo, they now plan to change the Sri Lankan constitution. – Subscribe to … Read more Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka’s election

Murdoch’s misinformation: COVID-19, China and climate change | The Listening Post

From the United States to Australia, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire regularly courts controversy. Its coverage of COVID-19, however, is on another level. The Listening Post’s Flo Phillips reports on the Murdoch factor in COVID-19 coverage. Contributors: Anne Davies – investigative reporter, The Guardian Australia Carl Cameron – former political correspondent, Fox News and founder, Front … Read more Murdoch’s misinformation: COVID-19, China and climate change | The Listening Post

All the best interviews of this week

Interviews include the mother of PC Harper on her new law campaign and the editor of British Vogue on their September issue in a time of change. Debbie Adlam said those who injure or kill police officers should serve a minimum 20-year-term as part of “Andrew’s Law”. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: … Read more All the best interviews of this week

Can technology save us from an apocalypse? | Download This Show

What role does technology play in helping us solve everything from pandemics to climate change to tsunamis? Claire Rilley from CNET investigated these in a new series called Hacking the Apocalypse, and together with creative technologist Jesse Hughes, they speak with Marc Fennell about the technology that shows the most promise and is most likely … Read more Can technology save us from an apocalypse? | Download This Show

Tasmanian couple on a mission to clean up their neighbourhood and its image | ABC News

For many years, the illegal dumping of rubbish has been a big problem for the Brighton area, north of Hobart. One local couple is determined to change that, with the help of the community. Read more here: https://ab.co/2EVlV9E For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Tasmanian couple on a mission to clean up their neighbourhood and its image | ABC News