🇮🇳 What’s next for evicted families in India’s northeast? | The Stream

Thousands of people in India’s northeastern Assam state are now destitute after authorities evicted them from government-held land as part of a renewed ‘anti-encroachment’ drive. More than 1,200 families in…

At least 35 killed by floods, landslides in India’s Kerala state

Flooding and landslides have killed at least 35 people in the southern Indian state of Kerala in the past week. The army and navy are still looking for missing people.…

Ethiopia conflict: Families describe shortage of food in Amhara

The conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray province has spilled into neighbouring Amhara and Afar regions. Now, a shortage of food in Amhara is putting many at risk. While Ethiopia’s government…

Sri Lankan fishermen launch flotilla protesting Indian poaching

Dozens of Sri Lankan fishermen have staged a demonstration at sea to demand the government stop what they say is illegal fishing by Indian boats. They are calling on the…

Mexico’s Zacatecas turns into the latest battleground for cartels

Zacatecas state in central Mexico is turning into the latest battleground between Mexico’s ever-multiplying number of criminal gangs. One small community has felt the brunt of the fight in the…

Merkel’s East German roots: Views divided in outgoing chancellor’s hometown

It has taken 16 years in office for Angela Merkel to mention much about her East German roots. But the outgoing chancellor has now criticised negative remarks about her upbringing…

Heavy rains, landslides kill 19 in India’s Kerala

Text: At least 19 people have been killed after heavy rains caused landslides and flooding in India’s Kerala state. It is the worst flood since 2018, when more than 500…

Is colonialism to blame for the dire situation we face with climate change? | Inside Story

An exhibition looking at the legacy of colonialism – and the role it played in the birth of climate change – has opened in London. Eleven artists with a personal…

New colonialism exhibition in London exposes climate emergency role

A show looking at the legacy of colonialism and the pre-industrial role it played in starting climate change has opened in London. Al Jazeera’s Jessica Baldwin reports from London, United…

New Zealand attempts to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates

New Zealand’s government has held a one-off nationwide vaccination day to try to get as many people as possible immunised against COVID-19. The country had been lauded for its handling…