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Children among at least 55 killed in Afghanistan school bomb attack

At least 55 people - most believed to be female students - have been killed in a bomb attack on… [...]

More than 130 injured as Palestinian worshippers clash with Israeli police at sacred site

At least 136 people have been injured during clashes between Palestinian worshippers and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound. [...]

'Out-of-control' Chinese rocket has landed in the Indian Ocean

An "out of control" Chinese rocket has landed in the Indian Ocean, China says. [...]

Missing the Brits: France tourist towns hoping for change in country's amber rating

It's been a blowy, blustery day in Brittany. There was a bracing wind and a few brave souls in the… [...]

Doubts over Champions League final venue as Turkey added to red list

Fans of Chelsea and Manchester City should not travel to Turkey for the Champions League final, the transport secretary has… [...]

Four-year-old boy buys 918 SpongeBob ice lollies for $2,600 on Amazon

Noah, a four-year-old from New York, loves SpongeBob. A lot. [...]

Some 90 Palestinians and at least one Israeli police officer are hurt in a second night of violence. [...]

The attack took place as the students - thought to be mainly girls - were leaving the Kabul school. [...]

Dismay from parents, students and teachers as authorities say students can keep learning from home. [...]

The attackers opened fire at a checkpoint and two police stations amid a surge in separatist violence. [...]

A search for answers as at least 40 tonnes of carp float to the surface of a lake in southern… [...]

As India struggles with a huge surge, neighbouring countries are also seeing rising cases numbers. [...]

Even before Covid struck, Modi's $1.8B New Delhi revamp divided opinions

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's overhaul of New Delhi's historic center was always going to be controversial -- even before… [...]

Countries in Africa fear they could become the next India as vaccine supplies dwindle

The funeral pyres in New Delhi tell the tragic story of an uncontrolled Covid-19 wave. [...]

Watch CNN's report from makeshift crematorium in India

CNN's Clarissa Ward reports from Varanasi, India, where makeshift crematoriums are needed to handle the amount of bodies from the… [...]

China rocket has reentered the Earth's atmosphere, and is estimated to land near the Maldives: China's space agency

An out-of-control Chinese rocket plunged out of orbit Saturday night ET and reentered Earth's atmosphere, according to China's space agency. [...]

The Chinese policy that makes Uyghurs feel like hostages in their own homes

A woman raises a toast in a photo that appears to show four friends enjoying dinner together. The reality couldn't… [...]

A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday, the… [...]

Pope Francis offered his support Saturday for waiving coronavirus vaccine patents to boost supply to poorer countries, in a video… [...]

The US Navy's Fifth Fleet said on Saturday that the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) seized an illicit shipment… [...]

South Africa's health ministry on Saturday said four cases of a coronavirus variant fuelling a devastating surge of Covid-19 in… [...]

A shooting in New York's bustling Times Square on Saturday injured a four-year-old girl and two women, in the latest… [...]

Barack Obama's family dog Bo, who became a popular resident of the White House, died on Saturday from cancer, the… [...]

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Where Ukrainians Are Preparing for All-Out War With Russia

A dried-up canal running from Ukraine into Russian-occupied Crimea is emerging as one of Europe’s main flash points. [...]

At India’s Funeral Pyres, Covid Sunders the Rites of Grief

Mourners in protective gear, or watching from home. Long waits at the cremation grounds. The trauma of loss has become… [...]

Bombing Outside Afghan School Kills at Least 30, With Girls as Targets

The attack, which injured dozens more, came at the end of a particularly violent week and underlined growing concerns about… [...]

Scotland Election Results Complicate Hopes for Independence Referendum

The Scottish National Party fell short of an outright majority, though pro-independence parties appeared to retain control of Scotland’s Parliament. [...]

Of Brexit and Boris: What’s Driving the Call for Scottish Independence

Scots voted to remain in the E.U., and they resent being dictated to by England. And they just plain don’t… [...]

Cleric Lifts Iraq’s Faltering Vaccination Effort, but Perilous Summer Awaits

The popular cleric Moktada al-Sadr got a coronavirus vaccine, persuading many of his followers to do the same. Yet millions… [...]

KOMMENTAR - Ein Dämpfer für die schottischen Nationalisten

Ihr Zwischenziel einer absoluten Mehrheit im Regionalparlament haben die schottischen Nationalisten knapp verfehlt. Ihr Hauptziel eines neuen Referendums über die… [...]

Die Schottische Nationalpartei erringt einen Sieg ohne absolute Mehrheit – und verschärft den Ton gegenüber London

Bei der Regionalwahl in Schottland gewinnt die SNP deutlich, verpasst aber die Mehrheit aller Parlamentssitze aus eigener Kraft und ist… [...]

Am «Ostbahnhof Europas»: Berlin wird wieder zum Zentrum russischer Exilanten

Seit 100 Jahren ist die deutsche Hauptstadt Ziel russischer Flüchtlinge. Mit der harscher werdenden Putin-Herrschaft nimmt der Strom der Exilanten… [...]

«Alte Teppiche sind einzigartig wie Gesichter» - Auf der Suche nach dem ältesten Teppich in Afghanistan

Afghanistans alte Teppiche erzählen die Geschichte des Landes. Wenn man sie denn findet. Auf der Suche nach einem verlorenen Stück… [...]

Die EU und Indien setzen sich wieder an den Verhandlungstisch

Seit 2007 versuchen Brüssel und Delhi, sich auf ein Handelsabkommen zu einigen. Wegen zu grosser Differenzen ruhen die Gespräche seit… [...]

Grüne leiten Ausschlussverfahren gegen Boris Palmer ein

Nach seiner Äusserung bei Facebook im Zusammenhang mit dem Ex-Nationalspieler Aogo steht Tübingens Oberbürgermeister wieder einmal in der Kritik. Nun droht dem… [...]

Thailand on Sunday reported 2,101 new coronavirus cases and 17 new deaths, as the country struggles with a third wave… [...]

The new round of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has seen a surge in the numbers of infections and deaths, has… [...]

LOS ANGELES: A Michael Jordan game-worn jersey from his 1982-83 season at the University of North Carolina has sold for… [...]

Thailand's third outbreak of Covid-19 is predicted to send domestic air travel tumbling by 38% this fiscal year, according to… [...]

Restaurant operators have asked Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to ease Covid-19 restrictions, including lifting the ban on dine-in services. [...]

Three footballers, two men and one woman, from the national teams have been diagnosed with Covid-19, forcing an immediate suspension… [...]

New York: Drei Menschen durch Schüsse am Times Square verletzt

Bei einer Schiesserei in der US-Millionenmetropole wurden am Samstag zwei Frauen und ein Kind angeschossen. Die Gründe sind vorerst unklar. [...]

Besuch bei der Upperclass: Ein alter Hut gehört jetzt zum Dresscode

Das legendäre Pferderennen von Ascot findet endlich wieder mit Publikum statt. Neuerdings erwünscht: nachhaltige Kleidung. [...]

Wahlen in Grossbritannien: Schotten erwarten neues Unabhängigkeitsreferendum

Die Nationalpartei fühlt sich von der Bevölkerung bestätigt, will sich zuerst aber dem Kampf gegen das Virus widmen. [...]

Sieg gegen Nazi-Deutschland: Macron erinnert am Triumphbogen an Weltkriegsende

76 Jahre nach Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs hat Frankreichs Staatschef Emmanuel Macron der Toten gedacht. [...]

Terror in Afghanistan: Über 30 Todesopfer bei Anschlag nahe einer Schule in Kabul

Die Regierung spricht von einem «Terroranschlag». Dieser ereignete sich in einem mehrheitlich von Schiiten bewohnten Stadtteil. Unter den Opfern sind… [...]

Wegen angeblichen Rassismus: Eklat bei den deutschen Grünen

Die Spitze der Grünen Partei entzieht dem Tübinger Oberbürgermeister Boris Palmer nach einer Rassismusdiskussion auf Facebook die Unterstützung – und… [...]

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Week in images: 03 - 07 May 2021

Week in images: 03 - 07 May 2021 Discover our week through the lens [...]

Higher Power in space | Thomas Pesquet & Coldplay

Video: 00:06:56 To celebrate the premiere of Coldplay's latest single 'Higher Power’, the band linked up for an extraterrestrial video chat with French ESA astronaut Thomas… [...]

Earth from Space: Morbihan, France

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Morbihan – a French department in the south of Brittany. [...]

First Ariane 6 fairing at Europe’s Spaceport

Image: First Ariane 6 fairing at Europe’s Spaceport [...]

The cerebellum -- a part of the brain once recognized mainly for its role in coordinating movement -- underwent evolutionary changes that may have contributed… [...]

Sea turtles are known for relying on magnetic signatures to find their way across thousands of miles to the very beaches where they hatched. Now,… [...]

A new study provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire ecosystems with flames. The study combines archaeological evidence -- dense… [...]

Unlike humans, who map the world in units of distance, bats map the world in units of time. What this means is that the bat… [...]

Scientists have found that lightning bolts and, surprisingly, subvisible discharges that cannot be seen by cameras or the naked eye produce extreme amounts of the… [...]

A new study documents the newly named Bering Transitory Archipelago and then points to how, when and where the first Americans may have crossed. The… [...]

On 18 February 2021, the National IHR Focal Point for the Russian Federation notified WHO of detection of avian influenza A(H5N8) in seven human clinical… [...]

On 14 February 2021, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guinea informed WHO of a cluster of Ebola Virus [...]

Rift Valley fever (RVF) has been reported in Kenya in humans in Isiolo and Mandera counties and in [...]

On 7 February 2021, the Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) after the… [...]

On 13 January, 2021, a child under 18 years of age in Wisconsin developed respiratory disease. A respiratory specimen was collected on 14 January. Real-time… [...]

Between 1 June through 31 December 2020, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported four additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV)… [...]

TripAdvisor initially found nothing wrong with a death camp review containing a gas chamber "joke". [...]

Twitter launches a new payment feature for good tweets - but it comes with privacy concerns. [...]

Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile had the longest average customer call waiting times, Ofcom has found. [...]

Next-gen processor tech gives more performance with less energy use, IBM claims. [...]

The social media platform said the account was trying to evade Mr Trump's Twitter ban [...]

Users say they are being forced to choose between range or speed, or face an unusable network. [...]

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