Daily Archives: April 3, 2021

Births Among Endangered Right Whales Reach Highest Figure Since 2015

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA – North Atlantic right whales gave birth over the winter in greater numbers than scientists have seen since 2015, an encouraging sign for researchers who became alarmed three years ago when the critically endangered species produced n…

Suez Canal Shipping Backlog Ends, Days After Giant Vessel Freed

CAIRO – Ships passing through Egypt’s Suez Canal blow their horns as they make their way again through the strategic waterway. The head of the Suez Canal Authority, Oussama Rabieh, told Egyptian media Friday that all shipping traffic that was backed up…

Al-Shabab Attacks Military Bases in Southern Somalia

The militant group al-Shabab has launched attacks on Somali military forces in Lower Shabelle region, Somali regional officials said.The attacks in the early hours of Saturday, around 4 a.m. local time, targeted military bases in the towns of Barire an…