The treasures of France’s Vosges region

FRANCE 24 takes you to discover France’s eastern Vosges region. Each morning at dawn, the peaks of the Vosges mountains reappear through the mist. The famous Ridge Route can also be made out in the first rays of sun. On this road, created during World War I, we discover a multitude of landscapes characteristic of … Read more The treasures of France’s Vosges region

Dugong discovery: Large population found off Qatar

The waters off Qatar are home to the world’s second-largest population of dugongs, sea mammals that eat underwater grass. Usually, they like to move alone, or in a small group. But there is a phenomenon happening off Qatar that does not occur anywhere else in the world. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker has this exclusive report. … Read more Dugong discovery: Large population found off Qatar

Calls for tougher regulation of international second hand clothes industry | ITV News

Following an investigation by ITV News, the UK’s recycling industry is calling for better regulation of the international trade in second-hand clothing. It comes after our cameras filmed piles of discarded clothes in Ghana left on illegal dumps and even polluting the sea. Read the full story: https://bit.ly/37HAZjU • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: … Read more Calls for tougher regulation of international second hand clothes industry | ITV News

Climate greenwash? Amazon’s Bezos pledges $10 billion to save the planet

The Climate is never out of the headlines. Whether it is another storm wrecking havoc, with heavy rain, wind and flooding. Or hot, dry conditions leading to wild fires that burn out of control. The climate is a many-layered debate. Emmanuel Macron relaunched his climate cred with an announcement at Chamonix, on the Sea of Ice glacier that … Read more Climate greenwash? Amazon’s Bezos pledges $10 billion to save the planet

EU ministers back new mission to enforce Libya arms embargo

The European Union is to launch new sea and air patrols in the Mediterranean to try to stop illegal weapons reaching Libya’s warring sides. This is a bid to enforce a United Nations arms embargo to Libya which has so far proved ineffective. Previous attempts to bring the two sides together have failed, but it … Read more EU ministers back new mission to enforce Libya arms embargo

Libya celebrates its revolution – but a second civil war is now raging

EU foreign ministers have agreed to launch new sea patrols in the Mediterranean to try to enforce an arms embargo in war-torn Libya. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The announcement comes on the ninth anniversary of Libya’s revolution, but it’s too soon to say whether the EU’s first deployment to prevent the conflict will stop the fighting or … Read more Libya celebrates its revolution – but a second civil war is now raging

Powers renew pledge to uphold Libya arms embargo

Violations of an arms embargo in Libya have become a joke and those who breach it must be held to account, a senior UN official has said. Foreign ministers and other top officials from about a dozen countries gathered on Sunday in Munich to discuss the conflict in Libya and reaffirmed a commitment to respect … Read more Powers renew pledge to uphold Libya arms embargo

Cruise ship passengers in Cambodia clear of coronavirus, docking after two weeks stranded

In the last 24 hours, China has reported more than 5000 new Coronavirus cases, and 121 new deaths. Whilst high figures, it is in fact the lowest number of COVID19 figures in two weeks, adding weight to a forecast by Beijing’s senior medical advisor that the Chinese outbreak could end by April. Concern remains, however, … Read more Cruise ship passengers in Cambodia clear of coronavirus, docking after two weeks stranded

The Ethiopian migrants who make the desperate journey to Saudi Arabia via Yemen

Every day, thousands of Ethiopians set off on foot on a desperate 2,000-kilometre trek in the hope of reaching Saudi Arabia. Their route takes them across the Djibouti desert, the Red Sea and Yemen, a country ravaged by civil war. Every year, hundreds die of exhaustion in the desert or drown while crossing the Gulf of … Read more The Ethiopian migrants who make the desperate journey to Saudi Arabia via Yemen