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‘World soil may be gone in 60 years’

‘World soil may be gone in 60 years’

All of the world’s top soil could be gone in the next 60 years if the current rate of degradation continues, a prominent UN official says. Nearly a third of the soil across the world has already been degraded, and it takes 1,000 years for three centimeters of top soil to be generated, Maria-Helena Semedo [&hellip

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Eric Garner protests continue in US

Eric Garner protests continue in US

Americans have again taken to the streets over a grand jury’s failure to indict a New York white police officer in the chokehold death of a black man. Demonstrations were held in several cities across the United Sates, including Washington, DC, and New York, on Thursday, a second day of protests after the Staten Island [&hellip

Kashmir attack kills 10 Indian forces

Kashmir attack kills 10 Indian forces

At least ten Indian security forces have been killed in a militant attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police say. The attack was carried out on Friday when unknown militants, armed with grenades and automatic rifles, stormed into a military camp in Uri, near the Line of Control (LoC) that divides the disputed Himalayan region. “Seven army [&hellip

Typhoon uproots millions in Philippines

Typhoon uproots millions in Philippines

Millions of people in the eastern parts of the Philippines have been forced to evacuate their homes ahead of the arrival of the massive Typhoon Hagupit. “All resources are being mobilized,” regional civil defense director Bernardo Alejandro said, adding that evacuations began on Friday with local government and military trucks deployed to transport people to the shelters. [&hellip

ICC drops charges against Kenyatta

ICC drops charges against Kenyatta

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has dropped charges against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta due to insufficient evidence to try him. “Prosecution withdraws the charges against Mr. Kenyatta,” ICC’s chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, stated in a document filed at the Hague-based court on Friday. “The evidence has not improved to such an extent that Mr. Kenyatta’s [&hellip

South Africa marks Mandela departure

South Africa marks Mandela departure

People in South Africa are marking the first anniversary of the death of anti-apartheid hero and former president Nelson Mandela who passed away at the age of 95 last year. The official ceremonies which began early Friday consist of an interfaith prayer service followed by a wreath-laying commemoration by veterans of the anti-apartheid struggle. In [&hellip