Gulf Times - West-Bank-village
Israel blocks EU envoys' visit to school in threatened Bedouin village

Israel blocks EU envoys' visit to school in threatened Bedouin village

European diplomats on Thursday tried to pay a solidarity visit to a West Bank village under threat of demolition by Israel but police barred them from reaching a school there.

Conflict in Africa blocking efforts to save the giraffes

Conflict in Africa blocking efforts to save the giraffes

Selma saunters on her stilt-like legs, batting thick lashes as she extends a blackish tongue – as long as an arm – to grab pellets offered by an awed tourist. The giraffe is after all, eating for two.