Urban rebuilding is bringing wildlife into the heart of cities

CNN – Visions of the urban future tend to revolve around miles-tall skyscrapers, flying cars and high-tech solutions to sustainability challenges. But another vision predicts a return to the wilderness upon which cities were once built, complete with forests and wild animals long lost. This vision is beginning to materialize in major cities around the … Read more

China’s security apparatus swings into action to stifle Covid protests

CNN – China Extensive security services quickly moved to choke Mass protests that swept the country, with police patrolling the streets, checking cellphones and even calling some protesters to warn them not to repeat it. In major cities on Monday and Tuesday, police flooded the sites of protests that took place over the weekend, when … Read more

China launches 3 astronauts to a new space station

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances, and more. CNN – Three astronauts blasted off to China’s nearing completion space station on Tuesday, marking the beginning of the country’s long-term presence in space. It’s a major achievement for China’s ambitious space program, which has … Read more

Iran threatened the families of the World Cup soccer team, according to a security source

CNN – Iran families FIFA World Cup Team A match security source said the players were threatened with imprisonment and torture if they did not “behave” ahead of the match against the United States on Tuesday. After Iranian players refused to sing the country’s national anthem in their opening match against England On November 21stThe … Read more

UN-backed report shows Great Barrier Reef should be placed on ‘vulnerable’ list

CNN – After conducting a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system, a team of scientists has concluded that the Great Barrier Reef should be added to its list of World Heritage Sites “in danger”. In a new UN-backed report released on Monday, scientists said coral reefs face significant threats due to the climate … Read more

World Cup: Football fans stopped by security officials for wearing rainbow items as LGBTQ rights issue won’t go away in Qatar 2022

Doha, Qatar CNN – The World Cup is in full swing Qatar, But issues around LGBTQ+ rights for the Gulf state, world soccer’s governing body FIFA, teams and fans aren’t going away. Two German soccer fans told CNN on Saturday that they were asked by security officials at Qatar 2022 to remove the rainbow-colored items … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former intelligence chief as new army chief

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – Pakistan On Thursday, former intelligence chief Lieutenant-General Syed Asim Munir was named army chief in the South Asian country, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid a heated debate over the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s top general and former head of the Internal Intelligence … Read more

Revealing the stories of the Ukrainian resistance after the withdrawal of Kherson

near the city of Kherson, Ukraine CNN – Two Russian soldiers were walking down a Kherson street on a spring evening in early March, just days after Moscow captured the city. The temperature that night was still below zero and the electricity went out, leaving the town in complete darkness as the soldiers returned to … Read more

Falling home prices is coming. High unemployment could make it much worse

London CNN Business – Last year, Auckland’s largest real estate company was unable to sell properties fast enough to meet demand in New Zealand’s largest city. Homes were “flying out the door,” said Grant Sykes, a principal at the Barfoot & Thompson real estate agency. “There were chin-breaking moments when agents would stand across the … Read more

How did Qatar end up hosting the World Cup?

CNN – With the World Cup now underway in Qatar, many are wondering how this moment arrived – that small Gulf nation with little footballing history ended up hosting the biggest event the sport has to offer. Qatar had never before appeared in a World Cup tournament – let alone staged it – and became … Read more