Can people in today’s Germany mourn their dead without whitewashing their country’s past?
A rarely seen red jellyfish has been spotted in deep water off the coast of southern California. Scientists from Exploration Vessel Nautilus used a remotely controlled vehicle to dive down and observe deep sea creatures. When it doesn’t have headlights shining on it, the Poralia rufescens jellyfish’s red colour usually camouflages it in the water. […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Locals say the foul air leaves a rust-like, greasy coating everywhere Russia has evacuated more than 4,000 children from a town in Crimea hit by noxious sulphur dioxide gas, allegedly from a huge nearby titanium plant. Armyansk, home to about 22,000 people, lies near the de facto Ukrainian border. Russia […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption The protest took place on the 99th anniversary of the proclamation of the short-lived Belarussian People’s Republic Thousands of people have defied a ban to protest in Belarus against a so-called “social parasites” tax on the under-employed. Protesters shouted “fascists!” at riot police. Dozens of activists and journalists have been […]