Al Gore calls Donald Trump meeting ‘extremely interesting’ Play

Al Gore calls Donald Trump meeting ‘extremely interesting’

Former US Vice-president Al Gore, a prominent climate activist, met with President-elect Donald Trump on 5 December.Trump has called man-made climate change a hoax while Gore is one of the best known crusaders in the fight against it. During the 2016 US presidential election Gore said Trump’s polices would ‘take us toward a climate catastrophe’. After the meeting, Gore called it ‘extremely interesting’. After the election on 22 November, Trump said that he had an ‘open mind’ on the Paris Agreement on climate change - in stark contrast to what he said on his election campaign. Dec 6, 2016
Jayalalithaa Jayaraman: Her life and legacy Play

Jayalalithaa Jayaraman: Her life and legacy

Tamil Nadu’s chief minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman, 68, died on 5 December after suffering a cardiac arrest. The actress-turned-politician was hailed as the “iron lady” of south India. She was last seen in public on 21 September before getting admitted in the hospital for fever and dehydration. Dec 6, 2016
Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68 Play

Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68

The Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, has died at the age of 68. Also known as Amma (mother), she suffered a cardiac arrest on 4 December. She had been ailing in hospital since September. Jayalalithaa was a controversial figure with a string of corruption scandals throughout her political career. She served as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister three times. Dec 6, 2016