Daily Archives: October 7, 2021

Ash From Latest Eruption Shuts Down Airport in Canary Islands

Spain’s airport authority for the Canary Islands shut down the airport on the island of La Palma again Thursday because of accumulating ash from a volcano that has been erupting there for 18 days.From its Twitter account, the airport authority, Aena, s…

Nobel Prize in Literature Awarded to Tanzanian Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah

This year’s Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah for his body of work detailing the refugee experience and how colonialism shaped African culture.At a news conference at the Swedish Academy’s headquarters i…