Stories from 29 December 2021
Following a decade of turmoil, Libyans were keen to vote for their freely-elected president in hopes it would usher their country back to normalcy. But challenges came in the way.
Mamadou is one of the most prominent voices of the anti-racist movement in Portugal and is also often targeted by far-right and neo-Nazi movements.
Having fled to Britain to protect herself from her father, the 23-year-old returned to Doha after receiving reassurances from Qatari authorities that she'd be protected. Days later, she disappeared.
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The announcement was met with approval by many Caribbean commentators, who saw the calling of early elections as a bold move and smart political strategy by incumbent prime minister, Mia Mottley.
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It took nearly 200 years to establish the existence of the rufous-necked hornbill in Nepal, which is categorized as "vulnerable" by the IUCN. It was last seen in the country in 1829.
2021 was a fruitful year for Indigenous peoples in Taiwan: Indigenous community members won Olympic medals, received prestigious musical awards, and explored their history througha major TV drama.