Tamsin Sangha

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Britain is at war with Yemen. So why does nobody know about it? | Owen Jones

Saudi Arabia has British military advisers and continues to bomb Yemeni civilians with British weapons. Yet our government is strangely quiet about it<p>Britain is arming and aiding a fundamentalist dictatorship that’s bombing and killing civilians. This is an incontestable fact. The Saudi tyranny – …

A Fiction Reading List to Help You Understand the World Around You

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, <i>University of California, Los Angeles</i><p>The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied …

UNESCO World Heritage Sites under threat around the world

Luang Prabang (AP) — A number of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:<p>MACHU PICCHU, PERU<p>This magnificent "lost city of the Incas" is cited by UNESCO as beset by logging, poor waste management and agricultural incursion but hasn't been placed on its list of …

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Hacker group Anonymous who declared war on IS publishes alleged recruiters' names, addresses

Islamic State sympathisers using social media to spread propaganda and recruit fighters are now drawing an increasing amount of return fire from …

Uzbekistan: The Silk Road by rail

In Khiva, where Persians and Russians were once sold as slaves, the Silk Road met the information superhighway. As we stood beneath the 30ft-high mud walls of the city’s fort, the ultimate in sandcastles, our guide pointed to the statue of the man on the plinth outside: turbanned, furrow-browed, …

ANA's Star Wars planes feel the force

Fly with ANA, Japan’s largest airline, this autumn and the force will be with you. The airline is looking to the Peregrine Falcon, the spaceship from the Star Wars films, for inspiration in October and transforming two of its planes by giving them Star Wars-themed liveries.<p>One of the planes, a …

Weather slows recovery of bodies from Indonesia plane crash

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — Heavy fog and bad weather hampered rescuers Wednesday trying to evacuate bodies in eastern Indonesia where a passenger …