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White Island volcano: NZ police consider high-speed mission to get bodies
on 12th December 2019 at 2:42 am
But this option could mean that crucial evidence is lost, potentially rendering bodies unidentifiable.
Climate change: Anger as protesters barred from UN talks
on 12th December 2019 at 12:57 am
Around 200 environmental campaigners are barred from climate talks after Greta Thunberg speaks.
Cameroon conflict: ‘I go to a secret school’
on 12th December 2019 at 12:41 am
Families fleeing conflict in Cameroon English-speaking regions are having a hard time educating their children.
Are India’s claims about minorities in other countries true?
on 12th December 2019 at 12:40 am
Are the Indian government’s claims about non-Muslim groups in neighbouring states correct?
What are beauty pageants really like for black women?
on 12th December 2019 at 12:37 am
Black women hold four major pageant titles, but black pageant winners say there’s more to the story.
Volcano tourism in the spotlight after New Zealand eruption
on 12th December 2019 at 12:35 am
Huge numbers of tourists risk scaling active volcanoes every year.
Joe Biden: Democratic presidential frontrunner denies one-term pledge
on 12th December 2019 at 12:32 am
US media had reported that Mr Biden, 77, suggested to his aides he would only serve a single term.
How millennials are changing the perfume business
on 12th December 2019 at 12:04 am
Perfumers describe how they’re adapting to calls for sustainable contents and gender-neutral smells.
‘How texts to my dead brother brought us together’
on 11th December 2019 at 11:31 pm
A Minneapolis woman started messaging her brother’s old phone but she didn’t expect what happened next.
Chile missing C-130 plane: Floating debris found
on 11th December 2019 at 11:15 pm
Thirty-eight people were on board the Antarctic-bound transport plane that disappeared on Monday.
Israel will hold unprecedented third election in a year
on 11th December 2019 at 10:48 pm
PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Benny Gantz, have been unable to form majority coalitions.
New Jersey killers ‘targeted Jewish supermarket’
on 11th December 2019 at 9:28 pm
At least six people died, including two assailants who parked up before firing on the kosher outlet.
At least 60 killed in Niger militant attack
on 11th December 2019 at 6:54 pm
Analysts say that the Islamist insurgency is escalating at an alarming rate in the country.
Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year for 2019
on 11th December 2019 at 5:18 pm
The 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl has inspired a global movement to fight climate change.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: India parliament approves controversial law
on 11th December 2019 at 4:49 pm
The controversial law offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three countries.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: India’s new ‘anti-Muslim’ law explained
on 11th December 2019 at 4:10 pm
Critics say the Citizenship Amendment Bill is part of a government plan to marginalise Muslims.
Jersey City shootings: Sounds of gunfire fill streets
on 11th December 2019 at 12:40 pm
Police confirm a Jewish supermarket was the target of a gun attack which left six people dead on Tuesday.
Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court
on 11th December 2019 at 12:21 pm
Myanmar’s leader says there is no proof its army had “genocidal intent” against Rohingya Muslims.
Climate change: Methane pulse detected from South Sudan wetlands
on 11th December 2019 at 11:46 am
Emissions from the region made a major contribution to global greenhouse gas levels in 2010-2016.
Why the Herero people’s special dress is worn with pride in Namibia
on 11th December 2019 at 11:03 am
Herero people commemorate their battle with their German colonial rulers with a ceremonial dress.
Greta Thunberg : ‘Almost nothing is being done’
on 11th December 2019 at 9:58 am
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed the COP25 summit, criticising politicians and CEOs.
Mexico’s naked Zapata painting causes protests
on 11th December 2019 at 9:53 am
The painting shows the revolutionary hero naked on a horse while wearing high heels and a pink hat.
Myanmar Rohingya: The supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi
on 11th December 2019 at 1:17 am
Aung San Suu Kyi will defend her country against genocide accusations in court in The Hague.
Why this cattle farmer moves his cows every day
on 10th December 2019 at 10:03 pm
Methane emissions from cattle contribute to climate change – but Will Harris says he has a solution.
Sydney bushfire smog ‘like being a heavy smoker’
on 10th December 2019 at 8:45 pm
The Harbour Bridge disappears in haze, as firefighters say the fires could take many weeks to contain.
Volcano rescuer tells of ‘Chernobyl’-like scene
on 10th December 2019 at 4:49 pm
A paramedic describes the scene he witnessed at the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand.
Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed: Inside the mind of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner
on 10th December 2019 at 10:32 am
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has published a book outlining his philosophy of “medemer”.
Do apostrophes still matter?
on 9th December 2019 at 11:37 pm
The end of the Apostrophe Society has sparked debate over the modern state of grammar.
Poland’s model gingerbread village lights up for Christmas
on 9th December 2019 at 11:15 am
More than 30 artists and bakers in Poland create model houses, castles, people and working trains.