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One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced

3 hours 40 min ago
More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high.

What's it like to walk the entire length of China's Great Wall?

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 02:35
On a warm spring morning in 1984, Dong Yao-hui and his two young friends, Wu De-yu and Zhang Yuan-hua, pulled on military surplus backpacks and boots and set out on a hike along a stretch of the Great Wall of China.

Iran claims it dealt 'heavy blow' to US 'spy network'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:55
Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said on Tuesday that the country has managed to "deal a heavy blow against America's international spy network."

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:01
A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months.

London Heathrow Airport reveals expansion 'masterplan'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:11
London's Heathrow Airport has released a new "masterplan" for its much-anticipated expansion, which will see a third runway open by 2026, making it one of the busiest airports in the world.

No elephants have been hunted in this African wildlife preserve in more than a year, officials say

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:58
One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves says it's been a year since it found an elephant that was killed by poachers.

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:46
A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history.

Mohamed Morsy: A polarizing legacy

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:39

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 01:55
Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which came mere weeks after Kenya's High Court ruled to uphold its own 19th-century laws criminalizing "carnal knowledge against the order of nature," is being seen as a landmark victory for LGBTQ activists across the continent.

Iran's latest blow to nuclear deal

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:00