Alejandro Mos Riera

96,328 Flips | 185 Magazines | 12 Likes | 23 Following | 25,759 Followers | @MosRiera | Alejandro Mos Riera es un polímata español. Poeta, escritor, pintor, fotógrafo, músico y cineasta. Director del Museum Of Silence y The Modern Times.

Hold Still, Butterflies. Britain Is Counting.

LONDON — To gauge the health of the environment, look to the butterfly.<p>The delicate, colorful insects that help to pollinate many an English garden may not live very long (the monarch butterfly has a life span of two to six weeks), but knowing how well their colonies are faring and how many are …

Moths

Spanish Judge Drops Pursuit of Puigdemont, Catalonia Separatist Leader

BARCELONA, Spain — A Spanish judge on Thursday withdrew a European arrest warrant against Carles Puigdemont, the former leader of Catalonia, a week after a German court ruled he could be extradited only for fraud, rather than the more serious charge of rebellion sought by Spain.<p>The decision is the …

Europe

Trump and the U.S. dollar: Actions speak louder than words

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may not be happy about the strength of the U.S. dollar, but the greenback's recent rally may partly be a product of his own making.<p>The U.S. dollar has been climbing against major currencies for several months, with the dollar index (.DXY) up nearly …

Donald Trump

Panic in space can be deadly. Here's how astronauts train to stay alive in emergencies

It was May 17, 2009, and Astronaut Michael Massimino was lapping Earth at 18,000 miles an hour, sweating up his spacesuit as he struggled to fix the ailing Hubble Space Telescope. A stripped bolt was stopping him from removing a handrail to get at a crucial piece of hardware, and his nerves were …

Alberta

Ryan Gosling in 'First Man' opens this years Venice Film Festival

Ryan Gosling in "First Man" opens this years Venice Film Festival.<p>Damien Chazelle is the Director of the biopic of the pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong.<p>"First Man" follows Armstrong from 1961 to 1969 as NASA worked to land a man on the moon.<p>You can see the film at cinema's from October.

Film Festivals

Burial of an Egyptian great? Mystery of newly discovered tomb now solved

The mystery surrounding a sarcophagus discovered in Egypt just a few weeks ago has finally been solved.<p>Three metres long and thought to be 2,000 years old, the tomb was found next to a giant alabaster head. And so the mystery deepened, Euronews asked viewers their thoughts on what was inside the …

Archaeology

Watch: No Comment of the week

France’s football team were greeted with great fanfare after winning the FIFA World Cup last Sunday. Les Bleus were first welcomed at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris before heading to the Champs Elysee for the victory parade.<p>Croatia’s football team who lost 4-2 to France in the final were also …

Space

Fresh footage of uncontacted indigenous man in Amazon emerges

Fresh footage of the sole survivor of an Amazonian uncontacted tribe who's lived alone in Brazil's western Rondônia state for the last 22 years has emerged.<p>In the video, the man — known as the "indigenous man in the hole" — is seen swinging an axe left and right to fell a tree.<p>Funai — the …

Ethnology

Tunisian protest singer on world tour

The Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi became the voice of the Arab Spring with her 2011 protest anthem Kelmti Horra (“My Word Is Free”).<p>In 2015m she performed the song to a global audience at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Today she collaborates with international musicians to keep her sound fresh: …

Nobel Prize

Several people hurt after knife attack on German bus, man arrested

At least ten people were wounded on Friday in a knife attack that took place on a bus in Luebeck — a city in the north of Germany, said in a police press release.<p>"There has been an incident in a bus in Luebeck. People were injured but nobody was killed," police said in a tweet, adding that the …

Extremism

The era of Trump means it is time for small states to start thinking big | View

<i>By Matthew Crandall</i><p>Donald Trump continues to remind us that the post-World War II world order is in a state of transition. This transition has been ongoing for a decade, or two, but Trump has accelerated the process. This is best seen in transatlantic relations. At the recent NATO summit he called …

Geopolitics

Russia proposes plan to US to begin return of refugees to Syria

The Russian Federation has sent a proposal package to the US on organising the return of an estimated 1.7 million Syrian refugees to pre-war areas of Syria, reported Russian news agency TASS.<p>The announcement came from the head of the Russian National Defence Centre Colonel General Mikhail Mizintsev …

Middle East

Data shows Sweden’s wildfire problem is unusual

Sweden is currently battling outbreaks of wildfire this summer. Hot weather and low levels of rainfall has seen forest fires ravaging parts of the country, including as far north as the Arctic Circle.<p>Data from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre reveals there has been 53 wildfires up …

Fire Fighting

Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire

JERUSALEM — Israel carried out "wide-scale" airstrikes and deployed tanks against Hamas military targets along the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing at least three Palestinians, officials said.<p>The strikes took place after Israel Defense Forces soldiers came under fire in a "severe shooting attack" …

Israel

Trump invites Putin to US as Democrats call for Helsinki details

Democratic Senate leader opposes more meetings between US, Russia leaders unless details of Helsinki summit are known.<p>US President Donald Trump has announced that he will invite his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to a meeting in Washington, DC, drawing protest from the top Senate Democrat, who …

Donald Trump

Syria's war: Evacuation of rebels from Quneitra begins

Evacuation comes as UN calls for safe passage for estimated 140,000 civilians displaced by fighting in southwest Syria.<p>Rebels in the southwest province of Quneitra in Syria have started leaving the area after giving up their fight against government forces near the frontier with Israel, according …

Middle East

What's fuelling the latest unrest in Iraq?

It is another summer of discontent as violent protests in the south spread north all the way to the capital, Baghdad.<p>Security is being tightened in Baghdad and southern Iraq because more anti-government protests are expected.<p>Several Iraqis have already been killed protesting against frequent …

Middle East

EU nations help Sweden as wildfires rage above Arctic Circle

HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden is fighting its most serious wildfires in decades — including blazes above the Arctic Circle — prompting the government to seek help from the military, hundreds of volunteers and other European nations.<p>As of Friday, over 50 blazes were torching forests, mostly in central and …

Wildfires

Newton's 'Principia' among items in alleged $8M book scheme

An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books, illustrations, maps and photographs from a Pennsylvania library over a 20-year period, including Isaac Newton's "Principia," considered a watershed of science.<p>In some cases, the …

Archives

Immigrant parents have trouble reaching separated children

NEW YORK (AP) — An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone call, while other parents wait weeks for the phone to ring.<p>A mother in Louisiana has phone video chats with her detained 5-year-old son in Texas, while a Honduran …

Immigration

'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in parents' arms

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — For months, a Honduran couple watched their only son grow up in videos while he was kept in U.S. government custody. That's where he took his first steps and spoke his first words.<p>The parents got to embrace the 15-month-old boy again Friday, five months after U.S. …

Immigration

201 / 365 ¶ The Power of The Image

Mark Zuckerberg Seeks to Clarify Remarks About Holocaust Deniers After Outcry

Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook chief executive, said in an interview published Wednesday that he would not automatically remove denials that the Holocaust took place from the site, a remark that caused an uproar online.<p>Mr. Zuckerberg’s comments were made during an interview with the tech journalist …

Internet

Erdogan, Flush With Victory, Seizes New Powers in Turkey

ISTANBUL — Even before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey was inaugurated last week, he began elbowing his way into the front ranks of the globe’s strongmen.<p>Hours before taking the oath of office — after 15 years already in power — Mr. Erdogan published a 143-page decree changing the way …

South Asia

China Is a Climate Leader but Still Isn’t Doing Enough on Emissions, Report Says

China has become a global leader in policy and diplomacy on limiting the effects of climate change, but it still needs to take significant steps to curb its own carbon dioxide emissions, according to a report released on Thursday.<p>The report, written by David Sandalow, a former United States energy …

Carbon Dioxide

Putin Says Trump’s Critics in U.S. Are Trying to Undermine Meeting

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia warned on Thursday that certain political forces in the United States — a formulation that usually refers to a supposed anti-Russian cabal in the American national security establishment — were trying to undermine what he called a successful meeting …

Russia

Macron Aide Hits Protester. President Gets Bruised.

PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron of France was caught in a firestorm of criticism on Thursday after an aide from his office was identified in a video posing as a police officer and hitting a protester during a labor demonstration in May.<p>The man seen on the video was identified on Wednesday evening …

France

Heat Wave Scorches Sweden as Wildfires Rage in the Arctic Circle

STOCKHOLM — As Europe grapples with near-record temperatures and sustained drought, Sweden has become the latest nation to confront a wave of wildfires as far north as the Arctic Circle, prompting the authorities to evacuate some villages and to appeal for help from neighboring Norway and distant …

Arctic Circle