The NatGeo GeoChampionship winners are here to change the world – National Geographic

The NatGeo GeoChampionship winners are here to change the world – National Geographic

This week, over 100 young people gathered at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to do mental battle at the 2019 Geo Championships. The competitions, which climaxed on Wednesday afternoon, consisted of the National Geographic GeoBee, a geography-based bee that tests students’ knowledge of Earth, and the inaugural National Geographic GeoChallenge, where teams present projects […]

Report: Larkin 'fine' but done for Worlds – TSN

Report: Larkin 'fine' but done for Worlds – TSN

Detroit Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin is out for the rest of the IIHF World Championship after taking a puck directly to the groin during Tuesday’s group play finale against Canada.  Tough situation for Team USA as they prepare for a quarter finals matchup against Russia. Both Dylan Larkin and Derek Ryan are out […]

India election results live updates: Modi on course for thumping win – CNN

India election results live updates: Modi on course for thumping win – CNN

CNN’s New Delhi Bureau Chief Nikhil Kumar answered your questions about India’s election on LINE. Here are the highlights from that chat. Q: What are the major issues in the election? Heading into the election, there was much discussion about the economy, about whether Modi had delivered on the economic promises he made when he […]

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry – The Guardian

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry – The Guardian

The president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official said. The preliminary charge of “active corruption” was filed in mid-May, said the official, who was speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to discuss the investigation publicly. No other details […]

An ambassador for human rights won’t convince the world that Britain cares – The Guardian

An ambassador for human rights won’t convince the world that Britain cares – The Guardian

The foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has created a new role of ambassador for human rights, which, according to a Foreign Office statement, “demonstrates the UK’s commitment to defending human rights globally”. Plainly it does nothing of the sort. What it demonstrates is the government’s desperation to repair the reputational damage incurred as its support for […]

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants – The Guardian

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants – The Guardian

Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, saying the population has increased and farmers’ livelihoods are being affected, in a move set to trigger outrage from conservationists. President Ian Khama, a keen environmentalist, introduced a prohibition on elephant hunting in the southern African country in 2014. But lawmakers from the ruling Botswana Democratic party […]

O'Sullivan: World Championship 'ain't worth it' – RTE.ie

O'Sullivan: World Championship 'ain't worth it' – RTE.ie

Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship. The world number one and five-time world champion, who suffered a first-round loss to qualifier James Cahill at this year’s tournament, has suggested he will barely play on the tour next season and will skip […]

India Election Results Live: Modi’s Party Takes Commanding Lead – The New York Times

India Election Results Live: Modi’s Party Takes Commanding Lead – The New York Times

Modi’s party is heading to another majority. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one of the most powerful and divisive leaders India has produced in decades, appeared easily headed for another five-year term, according to preliminary results. Early results showed Mr. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, or B.J.P., ahead in at least 292 parliamentary districts — far beyond […]