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A busy intersection in downtown Amman, Jordan’s capital and political center.

Cash-Strapped Jordan Targets Premium Tax Evaders

Jordan’s recent crackdown against corruption and tax evasion has left the country’s previously untouchable business and political elite flabbergasted by the sudden raids of their homes and offices.

Adding insult to injury, images and information of the raids and investigations were leaked to websites and circulated on social media to the amusement of the public.

A busy intersection in downtown Amman, Jordan’s capital and political center. (Credit: Yadid Levy / Alamy Stock Photo)

Fishermen at the harbour of Kelibia. (Credit: Hemis / Alamy Stock Photo)

Shark Fishing’s Threat to the Mediterranean

Every morning before sunrise, the fish market in Tunisia’s coastal town of Kelibia is already bustling with customers and visitors. They wander between stalls that are loaded with shrimp, shells and almost every kind of fish found in the Mediterranean Sea.

Fishermen at the harbour of Kelibia. (Credit: Hemis / Alamy Stock Photo)

A member of a rescue team walks next to a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale in Brumadinho, Brazil, Feb. 13, 2019.

Behind Vale's Deadly Dams, a Wave of Lobbying

Angelica Andrade will never forget January 25, 2019, the day her sister died.

A member of a rescue team walks next to a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale in Brumadinho, Brazil, Feb. 13, 2019. (Photo: REUTERS/Washington Alves)