Four-legged whale ancestors discovered in Egypt

Scientists in Egypt have identified an unknown four-legged whale species that lived 43 million years ago. The fossil of the amphibian Phiomicetus anubis was originally discovered in the western desert of Egypt. Its skull resembles that of Anubis, the ancient Egyptian god with the head of a jackal – god of the dead, as he … Read more

Kabul attack plunges Biden into crisis and opens door to alliance with Taliban – 08/26/21 – World

The crisis chaired by Joe Biden in Afghanistan finally got out of control with the double attack on Thursday (26) in Kabul, and the American president will probably find himself forced into an unthinkable alliance with the Taliban for days. There is, after all, a declared common enemy: the Islamic State of Khorasan, the Afghan … Read more

Trump criticizes Biden, says attacks in Afghanistan should not have been allowed – 8/26/2021 – World

Former US President Donald Trump called the terrorist attacks in Kabul on Thursday (26) a tragedy and criticized Joe Biden’s government for not having stopped the suicide attacks. So far, the Pentagon has confirmed the deaths of 12 U.S. servicemen – 15 others were injured. This is the first recorded death of a US officer … Read more

Leaders condemn attacks in Afghanistan; see international repercussion – 08/26/2021 – World

International leaders have expressed concern about security in Afghanistan and the country’s fragility, which was compounded on Thursday (26) after two suicide bombings promoted by ISIS Kohrasan killed more than 70 people at the airport in the capital, Kabul. The terminal, secured by some 5,000 American troops, has been the scene of confusion since the … Read more

In Afghanistan, US joins Taliban, but Fox News talks about not leaving – 08/26/2021 – Nelson de Sá

NBC chief international correspondent Richard Engel noted in the middle of the first US military press conference after the blasts that they detailed “security coordination with the Taliban.” The same Taliban as the same American soldiers, “a few weeks earlier, were bombing”. In the coverage of the blasts, something similar happened, for example, with the … Read more

ISIS takes responsibility for airport attacks in Afghanistan – 26/08/2021 – World

The Islamic State group assumed, this Thursday afternoon (26), the responsibility for the explosions at Kabul international airport which killed at least 72 people. The confirmation, according to Reuters, was made by IE-linked Amaq News news agency in Telegram groups. According to this account, a faction-linked suicide bomber managed to bypass security checks and approach … Read more

The dismantling of the environmental policy under Bolsonaro – 08/26/2021 – Latinoamérica21

On August 9, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a powerful report with updates on the global climate emergency. In more than 3,500 pages, the studies carried out by scientists from more than 60 countries are exhaustive: humanity has already entered a phase of irreversibility of the effects of climate change. Among the … Read more

US determined to act against attackers in Kabul, military chief says – 08/26/21 – World

After the explosions that killed at least 72 people, including 12 American soldiers, the United States said it was determined to reprimand the perpetrators of the attacks on Thursday (26), claimed by the Islamic State. “We are working very hard right now to determine who is the perpetrator, who is associated with this cowardly attack … Read more

“How can you trust the one who took away your rights? Malala says of Taliban promises – 08/26/21 – World

Worried, exhausted, not sleeping well. Malala Yousafzai said this has been the case since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, neighboring her home country, Pakistan. The activist for the education of girls, victim of an attack by this fundamentalist group at the age of 14 and became at 17 the youngest winner of the Nobel … Read more