Articles written by: Tim Evans

Sudan coup: Military leader vows to ‘uproot regime‘

Sudan coup: Military leader vows to ‘uproot regime‘

The leader of Sudan‘s interim military council has vowed to “uproot the regime” two days after a military coup. Speaking on TV, Lt-Gen Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan announced the restructuring of state institutions, the end of a night curfew and the release of political prisoners. Protests continue despite the ousting […]

Democrats set new deadline on Trump tax returns

Democrats set new deadline on Trump tax returns

US President Donald Trump‘s tax returns must be given to House Democrats by 23 April, a committee chair has said. The administration has already failed to comply with a 10 April deadline. In a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), House Ways and Means chairman Richard Neal said failure […]

Songkran: Thailand celebrates Buddhist new year with water fights

Songkran: Thailand celebrates Buddhist new year with water fights

Thais are celebrating this year‘s Songkran festival, also known as the Buddhist New Year. The festival, held between 13 and 15 April in Thailand, is also celebrated in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. Songkran is often referred to as the biggest water fight in the world. Images from across Thailand show […]

Children in Central America will be allowed to join parents in US

Children in Central America will be allowed to join parents in US

Up to 2,700 children in Central America will be allowed to reunite with their parents living under protected status in the US, a court has ruled. It follows a lawsuit that challenged the Trump administration‘s cancellation of a programme that gave the children the right to join their parents. The […]

‘New class‘ of medicine reverses porphyria

‘New class‘ of medicine reverses porphyria

Doctors have used a new type of medicine called “gene silencing” to reverse a disease that leaves people in crippling pain. The condition, acute intermittent porphyria, also causes paralysis and is fatal in some cases. The novel approach fine-tunes the genetic instructions locked in our DNA. Doctors say they are […]

EU takes migrants after stand-off at sea

EU takes migrants after stand-off at sea

Four EU countries have agreed to take in 64 African migrants who were rescued after being stranded in the Mediterranean Sea for almost two weeks. The Alan Kurdi ship, operated by the German humanitarian group Sea-Eye, had been refused entry by Italy and Malta. Both countries had said it was […]

Pakistan Hazara minority protests after bombing in Quetta

Pakistan Hazara minority protests after bombing in Quetta

Dozens of men, women and children from Pakistan‘s minority Hazara community have held a protest in the city of Quetta demanding better security. The sit-in started hours after 24 people were killed and dozens injured in a bomb blast at a vegetable market in the south-western city. Many victims were […]

Local charter schools not immune from facility challenges

Local charter schools not immune from facility challenges

Colorado charter schools operating dollars spent on facilities ■ In 2016-17, charter schools in the state spent an average of $725 per pupil, or 9.8% of pupil funding. ■ Charter schools that owned their buildings (43%) paid an average of $835 per pupil, or 11.3% of per pupil funding. ■ […]

Cultural appropriation: Why is food such a sensitive subject?

Cultural appropriation: Why is food such a sensitive subject?

Earlier this week, a restaurant in New York made headlines for rather unfortunate reasons. Lucky Lee‘s, a new Chinese restaurant run by a Jewish-American couple, advertised itself as providing “clean” Chinese food with healthy ingredients that wouldn‘t make people feel “bloated and icky the next day”. : “There are very […]

Colorado Law hosting panels on undocumented students

Colorado Law hosting panels on undocumented students

If you go What: Panel discussions on undocumented students When: First panel at 11:45 a.m. Monday, second panel at 5:30 p.m. Monday Where: First panel at the Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Dr., Boulder; second panel in the Wittemyer Courtroom at Colorado Law, 2450 Kittredge Loop Dr., Boulder Cost: […]