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The 'Leaning Tower' of the Middle East

6 hours 25 min ago
Under the dazzling blue sky, the glass-walled skyscraper that is Capital Gate twinkles in the sunlight as people bustle in and out of the airy lobby.

In political turmoil and economic collapse, Lebanon could now be overwhelmed by Covid-19

8 hours 58 min ago
Coronavirus cases have skyrocketed in Lebanon where the crisis-ridden state is now considering new lockdown measures, raising the specter of a deepening financial crunch.

Drug trafficker facing death sentence escapes jail through sewage pipes

9 hours 32 min ago
A Chinese drug trafficker on death row in Indonesia made a daring escape last week by tunneling through the sewage system, local police announced on Monday.

First man to climb Everest 10 times dies at 72

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 03:17
Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died of a lengthy illness on Monday, his family said, an event that fellow sherpas called a major loss to Nepal and the climbing community.

Could Australia lockdown strategy be model for US?

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:08
When Daniel Andrews, premier of the Australian state of Victoria, declared a lockdown over the coronavirus, some detractors on the right labeled him a "dictator" and said he was trying to build "a gulag."

Millions of acres are in flames in South America. Here's why

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 10:30
Millions of acres across South America have been devastated by fires due to a combination of drought and multiple fires that authorities say are manmade. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

Briton and Australian mapping unexploded bombs killed

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 05:49
A British man and his Australian colleague who worked for an non-governmental organization that mapped unexploded ordnance have been killed in an explosion in the Solomon Islands.

China prepares to count 1.3B people

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 02:36
How do you count 1.3 billion people amid a pandemic? China will be finding out as the world's most populous country launches its seventh national census on November 1.

Tadej Pogacar wins Tour de France to make history for Slovenia

Sun, 09/20/2020 - 18:41
Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France as the famous three-week race ended on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Sunday.