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KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan media are facing growing pressure to cut back coverage of militant attacks following the death of two television reporters who were among 20 killed in an attack on a sports club in Kabul last week. Afghan journalists attend a meeting in the Tolo newsroom, in Kabul, Afghanistan September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Omar […]

But a study released this week found that the Brazilian bird is now extinct in the wild. The Spix’s macaw is one of eight bird species, half of them in Brazil, confirmed extinct or suspected extinct in the report from BirdLife International. Deforestation is a leading cause of the Spix’s macaw’s disappearance from its natural […]

CAMPOS LINDOS, Brazil (Reuters) – When farmer Julimar Pansera purchased land in Brazil’s interior seven years ago, it was blanketed in tiers of fruit trees, twisted shrubs and the occasional palm standing tall in a thicket of undergrowth. A worker inspects soybeans during the soy harvest near the town of Campos Lindos, Brazil February 18, […]

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to make a TV address to the nation on Wednesday on pension reforms, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting on social and economic issues, including the pension system, in the Siberian city of Omsk, Russia August 28, 2018. […]

Kigali, Rwanda — In the darkness of the Kigali night, Eric walks through a maze of cement homes crowned in corrugated metal. Using his phone he lights the road under his feet, a path of compressed red earth still drying out from the rainy season. After nearly an hour of walking through a series of dizzying […]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a maverick Republican and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday. He was 81. A senator from Arizona for more than three decades, McCain had been suffering from brain cancer […]

Just three miles away, down the winding River Liffey, many of those gathered for an unprecedented protest in the Garden of Remembrance said the Pontiff’s words failed to address their fury over a long list of church-related abuses in Ireland. “I’m sure the Pope was sincere in his apology, but it needs to be followed […]


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