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Videographic showing how cities can respond to heat waves. Northern hemisphere summers will deliver dangerously longer heatwaves, droughts and bouts of rain even if humanity manages to cap global warming at two degrees Celsius, according to a new ...
India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit on Tuesday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the Moon. Videographic on the Chandrayaan-2 mission.
Governments around the world are grappling with how to tackle the scourge of single-use plastic, but for the people of Bangun trash equals cash. Around two-thirds of the town's residents eke out a living sorting and selling discarded plastic bottl...
Thousands of pilgrims gather in Bulgaria's Rila mountains to welcome their "spiritual" new year with a cosmic-like dance performed in concentric circles, creating a striking image on the verdant mountain plain.
Turkish police fire water cannons at several hundreds of demonstrators who attempted to gather in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir to protest the removal of three pro-Kurdish mayors.
With their feet in the water, tourists on the French Mediterranean coast film the landing of Putin's helicopter at Emmanuel Macron's summer retreat ahead of their talks and just days before Emmanuel Macron hosts world leaders for the August 24-26 ...
Sudan's deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir in court in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges. Bashir admitted to receiving $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a Khartoum court.
Vladimir Putin's helicopter lands at the foot of the Fort of Brégançon in the South of France. After two years spent renewing Franco-Russian relations, Emmanuel Macron welcomes the Russian President as an "important neighbour", essential in the on...
Troops and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare.
Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare.
Hundreds of people gather for a mass and candlelight procession for French hiker Simon Gautier, whose body was found Sunday after he disappeared nine days ago while hiking near Naples.
Videographic on wildfires. A wildfire raged out of control on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing more evacuations as flames in some parts rose so high even water-dropping planes were unable to operate, authorities said.
Videographic on the carbon cycle. Australia is the world's third-largest emissions exporter, with more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide shipped abroad each year in the form of coal and liquefied natural gas, a think tank study showed Monday.
Stressed out? Take a break and head to Colombia, where the city of Itagui marks "World Laziness Day," a quirky effort to urge overstressed workers to slow down.
The President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinisto greets Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif at the President's official residence Mäntyniemi in Helsinki. Zarif is to visit three Nordic countries to discuss regional affairs and huma...
Iceland honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.
At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka and destroyed thousands of shanties.
After a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, Hong Kong protesters stay on the main highway outside the government headquarters after nightfall.
Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage late on Saturday when a suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in months.
Japan has few remaining "ice farmers", who eschew the ease of refrigeration for open-air pools to create a product that is sold to high-end shaved ice shops in trendy Tokyo districts.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong democracy activists open umbrellas to shield themselves from torrential rain as they gather for a major rally to show the city's leaders their protest movement still attracts wide public support despite mounting viol...
A sea of democracy activists once more flood the streets of Hong Kong in a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence and increasingly stark warnings from Beijing.