Staffing shortages and pandemic fatigue add to complications. From: New York Times
The BBC returns to meet Emma whose property, bought under shared ownership, has unsafe cladding.
The Rhodope Narrow-Gauge Railway serves remote communities in southwestern Bulgaria. Can longtime riders — and young enthusiasts — keep it running? From: New York Times
Sexual misconduct by police officers has prompted outrage across Britain, and led to increasing skepticism that departments can investigate or discipline employees who abuse women. From: New York Times
Across the region, countries are grappling with unequal distribution of doses and vaccine hesitancy. From: New York Times
New daily cases have risen by 29 percent in the last two weeks and hospitalizations by 17 percent, according to a New York Times database. From: New York Times
Former soldiers and police are among Afghans trying to evade a crackdown at the Turkey-Iran border. from: BBC News
from: BBC News England all-rounder Moeen Ali says he chose to retire from Test cricket because he found the format “really difficult to get into” and “really long”.
from: BBC News Climate change is causing once-mighty rivers to dry up and temperatures to rise to deadly levels in Mexico.
Validebağ Grove is among last remaining green spaces in Istanbul Originally published on Global Voices Local residents cleaning up the park. Screenshot from Center for Spacial Justice video. September 23, 2021. Validebağ Grove (Validebağ Korusu) is among the last remaining green spaces in Istanbul. Situated on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, the grove is home… Leggi tutto »
In a country where food is scarce and the land can shake underfoot at any moment, political infighting is just one crisis among many. From: New York Times
Ahmad Massoud, a leading figure in the resistance to Taliban rule, hired a lobbyist to seek military and financial support in the United States. From: New York Times
Amid a severe drought in the Prairies, some ranchers are trying to find ways to work with nature.
from: BBC News People who left the UK to settle in Australia tell what life has been like during six lockdowns.
With the Kabul airport closed, scores of people have tried to leave via the airport in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. But the U.S. and the Taliban have struggled to establish an efficient system. From: New York Times
from: BBC News The row over plans for a new oil field at Cambo has placed Shetland in the heart of the debate over energy production.
The state has reached its highest levels of cases and hospitalizations since the start of the pandemic. From: New York Times
The BBC’s Lyse Doucet reports from the Afghan capital, a day after the last US troops left. from: BBC News
The variant’s spread came just as churches began welcoming back faithful. From: New York Times
For decades, the Tangier home of Abdellah El Gourd has been a wellspring of the Gnawa musical tradition and a place of pilgrimage for jazz performers. But it has fallen into deep disrepair. From: New York Times