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September 21, 2017 12:51 PM Climate change challenges the survival of fish across the globe

Climate change will force many amphibians, mammals and birds to move to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and a clear trajectory among urban developments and growing cities. But what are the chances for fish to survive as climate change continues to warm waters around the world? University of Washington researchers 84

September 10, 2017 2:20 PM Togo opposition unconvinced by reform bill proposal

Togo opposition leaders on Sunday said they were not hopeful of political change, as parliament prepared to discuss potential constitutional reform after days of huge anti-government protests. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets this week calling for presidential term limits, denouncing President Faure Gnassingbe and his family's 54

September 10, 2017 2:44 AM Destructive winds, rain hit Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches

MIAMI — The outer bands of Hurricane Irma lashed Florida on Saturday, with millions ordered to evacuate and high winds and tens of thousands of power outages already reported from a storm that threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation. More than 5 million people across Florida have been ordered to evacuate and thousands 91

September 8, 2017 2:51 AM The Latest: FSU cancels football game ahead of Irma

The Latest: FSU cancels football game ahead of Irma Florida State canceled its home football game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe because of impending Hurricane Irma. The cancellation Thursday night came after Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered all state colleges and universities closed through Monday to support shelter and emergency relief efforts 108

September 6, 2017 1:22 PM Togo shuts down internet amid protests

Internet access in Togo has been severely restricted as opposition supporters gather to protest against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé. Some users say internet speeds are slow and access to social media platforms has been limited. Protesters have rejected a government proposal to bring about a two-term presidential limit, saying it is a ploy to extend 68

September 2, 2017 12:46 AM Tema Muslims Charged to Maintain Our Peace and Cordiality

The Public Relations officer (PRO) of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has informed of the good relationship and cordiality that exists between the Assembly and the Muslim Community in Tema. Mr. Frank Asante said this on Thursday, during a presentation of livestock to Muslims in Tema at the residence of the Tema Metropolitan Chief Imman, Alhaji Abubakah 69

September 1, 2017 1:01 PM Sacrifice and Hope on Eid al-Adha

In a divided Turkey, Eid is about charity, family — and a shared national meal When I was 9 years old, I witnessed my first sacrifice. My family was visiting my grandparents in the small village where my parents grew up, about an hour drive from the city of Kayseri in central Turkey. We arrived to find a tiny goat tied up in the front yard. My grandfather 92

August 31, 2017 3:10 AM Resilience, not devastation, is the real story of the Texas floods

Houston’s response to Hurricane Harvey is a lesson for the world The numbers are awesome. In a matter of hours, Hurricane Harvey dumped nine trillion gallons of rainfall on Houston and southeast Texas: at one stage, 24 inches of rain fell in 24 hours. Like all American cities, Houston is prepared for hurricanes and floods — but Harvey was of a different 202

August 31, 2017 1:04 AM As Houston Looks to Recover, Small Towns Now Bear the Brunt

NEWTON, Tex. — For the streets of Newton, a small town on the Texas side of the Louisiana state line, to become impassable, “the flood would have to be biblical,” Kristen Rogers was told when she peeked into the sheriff’s office looking for guidance. “That’s what they said about Houston,” replied Ms. Rogers, who was looking for a dry way out of rural 68

August 29, 2017 1:08 PM Introduce inter-generational reading in homes – Mrs Ahwoi

Accra, August 28, GNA – Mrs Ewura-Abena Ahwoi, an Educationist, has called on parents to introduce inter-generational reading in homes to inculcate reading habits among children. She said: “In the olden days our elders used to gather children especially in the night to tell them stories and that sustain children interest in story telling as well as develop 48