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Week in Review

This Week in the News (11th – 16th February)CURRENT AFFAIRS Stepbrother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un killed in mysterious attack Kim Jong-nam, the stepbrother of the North Korean head of state Kim Jong-un, died on Tuesday in the departure lounge of an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, reportedly after being attacked with a toxic chemical. The victim was waiting to board a flight to …

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Ancient earthworks discovered in the Amazon rainforest

Archaeologists find previously undocumented geoglyphs using drone footage ©Salman Kahn and José Iriarte The ongoing deforestation of the Amazon, which threatens to destroy the natural habitat of countless plant and animal species, has been increasingly worrying both environmental activists and state authorities all around the world for the past few decades. However, this harmful human activity has also brought about an unexpected positive discovery revealing …

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Natural wonders in the UK

Natural wonders in the UK While London and the UK‘s other urban areas packed with historical and cultural sights receive frequent visits from foreign tourists, Britain also hides a number of less known secrets, natural gems which are only seldom chosen as holiday destinations by travellers from abroad. Let’s take a look at a few of them. Coastal attractions ©irishdaytours.de Thanks to the length of …

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Davos World Economic Forum

Global business actors and world leaders gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos Image: ©PTI   From the seventeenth to the twentieth of January, the town of Davos in the Swiss Alps hosted the 2017 World Economic Forum. This edition of the annual conference focused on the theme “Responsive and Responsible Leadership“ in the context of the rising populism which is expected to have …

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