Category: AFP news agency

Holocaust survivor Marko Feingold dies aged 106 | AFP

Holocaust survivor Marko Feingold dies aged 106 | AFP Holocaust survivor Marko Feingold dies aged 106 | AFPHolocaust survivor and leader of Salzburg’s Jewish community Marko Feingold dies at the age of 106 according to Austria’s APA news agency. Born in 1913, in what is today Slovakia, Feingold grew up in Vienna and fled the […]

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Bolivia’s Cholas are now integrated into society | AFP

Bolivia’s Cholas are now integrated into society | AFP Bolivia’s Cholas are now integrated into society | AFPIn Bolivia, part of society still despises indigenous women known as “cholas,” despite the fact that indigenous people make up about half of the population in the Andean country. AFP has spoken to various indigenous women who suffer […]

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Millions around the world demand climate action | AFP

Millions around the world demand climate action | AFP Millions around the world demand climate action | AFPFrom Sydney to New Delhi and from Stockholm to Jakarta, crowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults act to […]

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Greta Thunberg to AFP: political leaders ‘need to take their responsibility’ | AFP

Greta Thunberg to AFP: political leaders ‘need to take their responsibility’ | AFP Greta Thunberg to AFP: political leaders ‘need to take their responsibility’ | AFPTeenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg tells AFP that political leaders “need to take their responsibility” in addressing the climate crisis, and says meeting Trump is not what she “would prioritize […]

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Wildfires ring alarm bells over deforestation in the Amazon | AFP

Wildfires ring alarm bells over deforestation in the Amazon | AFP Wildfires ring alarm bells over deforestation in the Amazon | AFPThe fires in the Amazon have raised global concern, but above all they have drawn attention to deforestation in the world’s largest tropical forest, where indigenous reserves, large landowners, illegal farmers and mining coexist […]

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