Twelve thousand people live in this abandoned field in Brazil.
Image copyright Narges Ashtari Image caption Ms Ashtari says local politics and corruption are to blame for her predicament A British-Iranian aid worker accused of causing the death of a young Indian boy has been acquitted on appeal. Narges Kalbasi Ashtari was convicted in 2014 and jailed for a year over the death of five-year-old […]
Image copyright AFP Image caption The front of one room on the police stations’ first floor was blown out by a blast A number of policemen and civilians have been killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Interior Minister Mohammed Shaar said one assailant blew himself up at the main […]
Russian grannies fix their own road By News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Image copyright ROSSIYA 24 Image caption Never underestimate the power and determination of the Russian babushka A group of Russian grandmothers grew so tired of waiting for the local authorities to fix their road that they hired the necessary equipment […]