Why Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira risked their lives in the Amazon

Why Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira risked their lives in the Amazon

Sao Paulo CNN — Dom Phillips and Bruno Araujo Pereira, veterans of the Amazon, would have known the risks they faced when they set off for Atalaia do Norte in the Brazilian rainforest’s remote Javari Valley – a trip that ended in tragedy, after Brazilian authorities said Friday they had identified the remains of Phillips. … Read more

Chile files legal challenge over Ecuador’s World Cup place

Chile files legal challenge over Ecuador’s World Cup place

ZURICH (AP) — A World Cup legal dispute flared Thursday with Chile challenging Ecuador’s place at the finals tournament over an alleged ineligible player. The Chilean soccer federation asked FIFA to investigate its claim that Ecuador player Byron Castillo is actually Colombian and not entitled to have played in qualifying games. The complaint comes more … Read more

When to look up to spot the Lyrid meteor shower in the early hours

When to look up to spot the Lyrid meteor shower in the early hours

If you spot a shooting star in the night sky overnight, it might be from the Lyrid meteor shower, which will reach its peak before dawn. Named after the Lyra constellation, the Lyrid meteor shower will end the “meteor drought”, the period between January and mid-April when no meteor showers light up the sky. Watch … Read more

Spain intercepts fishing boat with 3 metric tons of cocaine

Spain intercepts fishing boat with 3 metric tons of cocaine

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have detained a fishing boat loaded with nearly three metric tons (3.3 short tons) of cocaine south of the Canary Islands, authorities said Sunday. The police intercepted the 20-meter-long (65-foot-long) vessel called the AKT 1 on Wednesday around 300 nautical miles (555 kilometers) south of the Spanish archipelago located in … Read more

In France, a nail-biting presidential election as Emmanuel Macron’s rival surges

In France, a nail-biting presidential election as Emmanuel Macron’s rival surges

French President Emmanuel Macron, who is running for re-election, chats with a customer at an open market in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris, on April 8, 2022.LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images From the market stall outside Paris that she’s run for 40 years, Yvette Robert can see first-hand how soaring prices are weighing on France’s presidential election and turning … Read more