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Month: January 2018

Week in Review – Children Saved, Pope Francis and One Year of Donald Trump

Parents arrested in California – Children Saved A couple has been arrested in California for holding their children captive at their house. Some were even shackled to beds with chains. The children were between 2 and 29 years old. A 17-year old managed to escape the prison and alerted the police. When they arrived at the house they found the children in dark and foul-smelling …

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The Bookkeeper of Auschwitz

Oskar Groening filed a plea for clemency – he was convicted for his role as an accessory in the murders of 300.000 people in the Auschwitz death camp. In 2015 he was sentenced to four years in prison but so far he has not yet started his sentence due to his poor health. In December last year, however, Germany´s constitutional Court ruled that he has …

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Week in Review – Oil Tanker, Homeless People and Paul Logan

Burning Oil Tanker After two ships collided in the East China Sea an oil tanker is still burning. The accident happened on Saturday evening, the cause for it is still unclear. Among the ships was an Iranian oil tanker. After the crash bad weather, fierce heat and thick black smoke made it difficult for the rescue crew to get near the ship. Rescuers from three …

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The Ozone hole is healing

Satellite data shows that the ozone hole in the atmosphere over Antarctica is slowly healing. The data comes from NASA´s Earth-orbiting Aura satellite. It indicates that a depletion rate of the protective ozone layer that was 20% lower in winter 2016 than it was in 2005. Scientists hope that the hole will be gone between 2060 and 2080. Scientists say the change is due to …

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Week in Review – Nuclear Authority Debate and Storm over Europe

Nuclear Authority Debate Once again Donald Trump made headlines with one of his tweets. The attack was directed at Kim Jong-Un and threatened the North Korean leader with a nuclear war. Trump stated that he has nuclear button on his desk as well and that his was bigger and more powerful. With this tweet he reacted to a remark that was made by Kim Jong-Un …

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