Strong winds and dry weather have hampered efforts to extinguish the spreading blaze on Africa’s highest peak.
After living for nearly half a decade in the capital city of the Brazilian state of Bahia, a photographer offers an intimate look at a city where the act of celebration is indelibly ingrained.
Changing the secular space back into a religious one is a risk for the World Heritage site.
Flooding in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar and Nepal has killed scores of people, destroyed homes and structures, drowned entire villages, and forced many to crouch on rooftops hoping for rescue.
The decision to revoke its 80-year-old status as a museum would allow it to become a place of worship but is likely to provoke an international furor.
The finding of a circle of trenches at a nearby ancient village also makes the site the largest prehistoric structure in Britain and possibly in Europe, one archaeologist said.