Video – Paraguay – Protesters set fire to Congress building – Al Jazeera English

  Published on Apr 1, 2017 Protesters stormed Paraguay’s Congress building and set it on fire after a secret Senate vote to approve a bill that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for another term. Hundreds of people clashed with riot police in Asuncion on Friday and broke into Congress, battering down entrances and […]

Video – US scientists gauge coastal erosion along Lake Michigan – Al Jazeera English

  Published on Mar 27, 2017 US scientists gauge coastal erosion along Lake Michigan. The year 2016 was the warmest on record. Rising temperatures have caused water levels to rise around the world and speed up coastal erosion. That includes North America’s Great Lakes, where the US state of Illinois is trying to measure its […]

Video – Brazil meat exports plunge after corruption scandal – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 23, 2017 Brazil meat exports plunge after corruption scandal. Brazilian meat exports have dropped from more than $60m to a mere $74,000 a day. This follows a corruption scandal that has undermined trust in food controls and prompted other countries to pull Brazilian beef and chicken from supermarket shelves. Related articles Brazil’s […]

Video – Brazil president looks to calm rotten meat scandal – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 19, 2017 Brazil president looks to calm rotten meat scandal. Brazilian President Michel Temer has held emergency talks with global business executives to try to convince them his country’s meat exports are safe. Two of the country’s the largest meatpacking companies are accused of bribing inspectors to turn a blind eye to […]

Video – UK police seek answers after Westminster attack – Al Jazeera English

  Published on Mar 23, 2017 UK police seek answers after Westminster attack.     Related articles UK police raid property linked to London attack Multiple People Dead in Attack Near British Parliament London Attack: What We Know

Video – Westminster attack: ‘Terrorist incident’ outside UK parliament – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 22, 2017 Westminster attack: ‘Terrorist incident’ outside UK parliament. A police officer has been stabbed and several people injured following an attack outside parliament in Westminster. Pictures from central London show a number of people being treated outside the parliament and along Westminster Bridge. The events of the attack are still not […]

Video – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists hold mock election – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 20, 2017 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists hold mock election Pro-democracy activists are holding a mock ballot to get people to “vote” for Hong Kong’s next chief executive. The real vote will be cast by a committee of pro-Beijing loyalists this Sunday. But addressing longstanding local grievances against China will continue to be […]

Video – Yemen refugee boat attack – Survivors speak out – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 21, 2017 Yemen refugee boat attack: Survivors speak out. Somali refugees who survived an attack on their boat off Yemen are demanding answers. Forty-two died when a military helicopter opened fire on their vessel as they traveled to Sudan. The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen has denied involvement. Many were carrying […]

Video – UN: Millions on verge of famine in Somalia – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 20, 2017 UN: Millions on verge of famine in Somalia The United Nations has warned that millions of Somalis are on the verge of famine due to a severe drought. It says $825 million in urgent funding is needed in order to avert disaster.   Related articles Somalia: 110 dead from hunger […]

Video – Trump’s Supreme Court pick starts confirmation hearing – Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 20, 2017 Trump’s Supreme Court pick starts confirmation hearing. The confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, has begun. The court has had a vacancy since Justice Antonin Scalia died last year. Gorsuch, says he will strive for ‘independence and integrity’ if appointed. But Democrats are concerned about his […]

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