Wildlife guide Eduarda Fernandes steers a speedboat up the Piquiri River in western Brazil, scanning the horizon for jaguars wounded in the wildfires ripping through the Pantanal, the world's biggest tropical wetlands.
Researchers raised fears that "systematic racism" in the provision of protective equipment was putting minority health workers at greater risk, as a study showed higher coronavirus infection rates among British and American medical staff.
It’s rare for public opinion on social issues to change sharply and swiftly. And yet in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Americans’ opinions about police brutality and racial injustice have moved dramatically.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences raised the curtain on its list of contenders for the visual effects Oscar. The 20 pics include superhero blockbusters, the next Star Wars film, war movies, a Netflix original and the upcoming adaptation of one of Broadway’s biggest hit musicals.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences approved 26 animation feature submissions for the 90th Oscar race. An animation about Iran 'Window Horses the Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming', written and directed by Ann Marie Fleming, is among the first lineup.
Iran’s chances of a place in 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League Finals in Brazil were seriously jeopardized as the defeat against USA in straight sets (25-17, 25-22, 30-28) leaves the Asian side in 10th place of the Group 1 table with two games to spare.
Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, one of the candidates in Iran's upcoming presidential elections, in a statement on Monday, announced that he is withdrawing from the presidential race while backing another candidate, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi.