In early February, tonnes of rubbish washed up on the beach near Melbou, a coastal town in Algeria's Béjaïa province. On social media, our Observer posted several images of this "wave of plastic” to alert the authorities of this recurrent phenomenon, which is linked to failures with waste management. Read more.
The FBI confirmed on Monday that criminal ransomware gang DarkSide is responsible for the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline network. Read more.