North Korea, after a famine that killed nearly one million people in the 1990s, now nears the brink of a second food disaster with 3.5 million people severely malnourished and at risk of starvation, World Food Program says

by Kanya D'Almeida

Over the past weeks, thousands of people across Turkey have protested against the planned construction of a gold mine in Cerattepe, close to the town of Artvin in the northeast of the country. Protesters fear that the mine will cause irreparable damage to the unique natural environment of the region.