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How Africa will be affected by climate change

Image copyright Getty Images Africa is more vulnerable than any other region to the world’s changing weather patterns, explains climate specialist Richard Washington. The African continent will be hardest hit by climate change. There are four key reasons for this: First, African society is very closely coupled with the climate system; hundreds of millions of […]

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Iran facing ‘unprecedented’ pressure from international sanctions, Rouhani says

Image copyright EPA Image caption Iranians are being asked to prepare for difficult times resulting from President Trump’s decision to re-impose sanctions Iran is facing “unprecedented” pressure from international sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani has said. Renewed US sanctions had led to worse economic conditions than during the country’s 1980-88 war with neighbouring Iraq, Mr Rouhani […]