كيف تتسلق أعلى قمة جبلية في أمريكا الشمالية؟

رغم مخاطر الإصابة بنزلات البرد الحادة، أو انخفاض درجة حرارة الجسم إلى مستويات خطيرة، أو الانهيارات الصخرية والثلجية، يحاول أكثر من ألف شخص تسلق قمة جبل دينالي سنوياً، وذلك في موسم التسلق بين مايو/أيار ويوليو/تموز.

Cultural heritage a casualty of war

An Islamic State group video from August 25, 2015, allegedly shows smoke billowing from the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's ancient city of PalmyraIslamic State militants have destroyed two of the most important temples in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, as they press their campaign to wipe out some of the Middle East’s most important heritage sites. The United Nations released satellite images Monday confirming the ancient city’s most famed shrine, the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, had been blown up a week after the destruction of the temple of Baal Shamin. The jihadists have become notorious for demolishing archaeological treasures since declaring a “caliphate” last year straddling Iraq and Syria.

Migrant trains arrive in Austria as crisis deepens

Migrant children sleep on the floor on the train from Budapest to Munich at the Austrian - Hungarian border in Hegyeshalom on August 31, 2015Trains packed with migrants arrived in Austria’s capital where 20,000 people turned out to show their support for the new arrivals, as Europe struggled to cope with the biggest movement of people since World War II. Police looked on as hundreds of migrants — many of them without visas — pulled into Vienna’s Westbahnhof station late in the evening before boarding trains to the Austrian city of Salzburg or on to Munich in southern Germany. Authorities in Budapest have allowed the migrants, who had been stuck for days in makeshift refugee camps at the city’s stations, to board trains for their ultimate destinations in northern Europe.