On the ground in Idlib: ‘This is the last call to people with humanity to help’

The UN has estimated that 170,000 of the 900,000 civilians forced from their homes in a recent wave of displacement in north-west Syria are living out in the open. Activist Laith, who is part of the White Helmets volunteer group, has called for the international community to ‘stand with [those] who left their homes and … Read more On the ground in Idlib: ‘This is the last call to people with humanity to help’

🇸🇩 Sudan: What would justice for Darfur look like? | The Stream

This week, the Sudanese government and rebel groups extended a deadline for a peace deal to end conflicts in the Darfur region and other parts of the country. Months of negotiations looked closer than ever to a resolution as the government announced last week that it had agreed to allow ex-president Omar al-Bashir and others … Read more 🇸🇩 Sudan: What would justice for Darfur look like? | The Stream

Former South African leader de Klerk sorry for apartheid comment

In tonight’s edition: Mike Pompeo U.S Secretary of State heads to Ethiopia from Angola on his trip to the continent. The first from washington in 18 months. The last South African president to lead under apartheid has apologised for saying that white minority rule was not a crime against humanity. And  we head to Salt River in … Read more Former South African leader de Klerk sorry for apartheid comment

Green promises: Macron’s proposals to save Europe’s melting glaciers

It is 580 steps atop the roof of Europe, a stairway to hell if humanity does not act fast. French President Emmanuel Macron starting his day up the mountain at the famed Sea of Ice that gives onto the continent’s highest peak Mont-Blanc. As he contemplated the glacier that has receded in thickness by 120 meters in … Read more Green promises: Macron’s proposals to save Europe’s melting glaciers

Will Sudan’s former leader Omar Al Bashir face trial at the ICC? I Inside Story

One of the International Criminal Court’s most wanted people may soon face trial. Former Sudanese president Omar Al Bashir is accused of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity in the western Darfur region. In 2003, he sent soldiers and militias to suppress mostly non-Arab rebels. The UN believes fighting, famine and disease killed at … Read more Will Sudan’s former leader Omar Al Bashir face trial at the ICC? I Inside Story

Sudan’s government agrees to hand Omar al-Bashir over to ICC

Sudan’s government has agreed to hand over former President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC). He faces charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity over the conflict in Darfur. Al-Bashir was removed from power in April last year after months of nationwide demonstrations. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Khartoum, Sudan. … Read more Sudan’s government agrees to hand Omar al-Bashir over to ICC

When will landmines be cleared? I Inside Story

They are the dormant legacy of war until, of course, they’re triggered. Landmines continue to affect the lives of so many people even decades after conflicts end, as it is with leftovers from the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s. Iraq is one of the world’s most affected countries with thousands of landmines planted close to … Read more When will landmines be cleared? I Inside Story

Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus: ‘For children, Auschwitz was less horrible than for adults’

As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, FRANCE 24’s Jerusalem correspondent sat down with Dita Kraus, a survivor of the Nazi concentration camp in Poland. Detained with her parents from December 1943, the young teenager was in charge of the few books smuggled out of the belongings of other deportees and kept … Read more Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus: ‘For children, Auschwitz was less horrible than for adults’

UK’s Prince Charles worries humanity has left climate change action too late

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne and lifelong environmentalist, sat down with CNN’s Max Foster for an exclusive interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “I’ve always worried about the fact that so often, in terms of humanity, we leave everything too late,” said Prince Charles. #CNNi #CNN #News #PrinceCharles #ClimateCrisis … Read more UK’s Prince Charles worries humanity has left climate change action too late

Google CEO Sees AI as More Profound Than Fire, Electricity

Jan.22 — Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer at Alphabet Inc., explains the important role he sees artificial intelligence playing for humanity. He made the comments on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.