Nigeria intensifies search for 39 kidnapped students

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria intensifies search for 39 kidnapped students” – below is their description. Nigerian security forces stepped up efforts on Saturday to rescue dozens of students who were abducted from their hostels in northwestern Kaduna state in the latest attack on schools, police and officials said. FRANCE 24 … Read more Nigeria intensifies search for 39 kidnapped students

Nigeria Kidnapping: 279 Girls Released, Governor Says

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Nigeria Kidnapping: 279 Girls Released, Governor Says” – below is their description. 279 female students have been released and have arrived in a government building in Gusau, northwestern Nigeria, a governor said. Armed men abducted 300+ girls from a high school in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara state last … Read more Nigeria Kidnapping: 279 Girls Released, Governor Says

Gunmen Kidnap 317 Girls in Northern Nigeria School

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Gunmen Kidnap 317 Girls in Northern Nigeria School” – below is their description. Armed men seized at least 317 girls from a high school in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara state, the latest in a string of abductions that illustrate how badly national security has deteriorated under President Muhammadu … Read more Gunmen Kidnap 317 Girls in Northern Nigeria School

Peaceful mountains and local songs: Discovering France’s Pyrenees

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Peaceful mountains and local songs: Discovering France’s Pyrenees” – below is their description. Surrounded by 16 peaks, the cirque de Gavarnie is a must-see for lovers of hiking. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it’s one of the natural wonders of France’s Pyrenees. Philippe loves these mountains … Read more Peaceful mountains and local songs: Discovering France’s Pyrenees

Hostels in Bangkok offer secret refuge to Thai protesters

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Hostels in Bangkok offer secret refuge to Thai protesters” – below is their description. More than 50 hostels across Bangkok, Thailand, have been throwing open their doors to give anti-government protesters refuge. Some volunteers have set up a social media platform to link demonstrators to hostel … Read more Hostels in Bangkok offer secret refuge to Thai protesters

Backpackers out, protesters in: Bangkok hostels offer secret refuge

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Backpackers out, protesters in: Bangkok hostels offer secret refuge” – below is their description. As thousands of Thai protesters try to keep up months of anti-establishment rallies, dozens of hostels across Bangkok have thrown open their doors to give weary demonstrators a refuge, sometimes for free. Reuters YouTube Channel … Read more Backpackers out, protesters in: Bangkok hostels offer secret refuge

Coronavirus: As death rates rise, the UK’s hidden homeless are forgotten – BBC Newsnight

The global coronavirus death toll has now risen to over 150,000. But as cases continue to rise, it is becoming increasingly clear the virus is having a disproportionate impact on ethnic minorities and the poorest in society, including the hidden homeless. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F We know that the lockdown and social distancing … Read more Coronavirus: As death rates rise, the UK’s hidden homeless are forgotten – BBC Newsnight

Travel Expert: Top Five Independent Traveller Websites

The top five websites that make researching travel easy. Whatever your budget, wherever you may be going, when you choose to travel independently there are some things that need to be researched. Having a rough plan can help to ensure any trip stays on budget (and that you have that budget available in the first … Read more Travel Expert: Top Five Independent Traveller Websites

Travel: The Trans-Mongolian Railway in the Off Season

Fiona Davidson works as a Natural Disaster Response Officer for humanitarian agencies. She left her most recent employer, the British Red Cross in October last year and set off on a round the world backpacking trip. So far, she has travelled to the Middle-East, along the Trans-Mongolian Railway and in to Asia. She also works … Read more Travel: The Trans-Mongolian Railway in the Off Season