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Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple offenses

World - 11 min 59 sec ago
A wealthy Russian businessman has been arrested as part of a "major operation" on suspicion of multiple offenses, the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency said in a statement Saturday.

Indonesia raises alert after Mount Semeru volcano erupts

World - 3 hours 48 min ago
Indonesia raised its warning to the highest level on Sunday after Mount Semeru, a volcano in its East Java province, erupted, prompting evacuations of nearby residents.

DNA analysis of soil from paw prints could help save Sumatra's tigers

World - 6 hours 6 min ago
Dr. Mrinalini Watsa, a researcher at San Diego Zoo in California, scoops up soil from a fresh paw print made by Rakan, a 4-year-old male Sumatran tiger who lives at the zoo, and secures it in a specimen jar.

700 endangered seals found dead on Russia's Caspian shore

World - 6 hours 10 min ago
Around 700 endangered seals have been found dead on Russia's Caspian coast in the North Caucasus, local officials said Sunday.

Out on a spacewalk with Nasa astronauts at the ISS

Science & Nature - Sun, 12/04/2022 - 01:51
The astronauts installed new solar panels to give the International Space Station more power.

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesian island of Java

World - Sat, 12/03/2022 - 14:54
An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude hit Indonesia's West Java province on Saturday, the country's geophysics agency BMKG said.

Iranian athlete's family home demolished by officials, media outlet says

World - Sat, 12/03/2022 - 14:44
The family home of Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi has been demolished, according to the pro-reform news outlet IranWire, after she rose to international prominence this fall for competing with her head uncovered.

Qatari TV pundits mock Germany's 'OneLove' armband protest after World Cup exit

World - Sat, 12/03/2022 - 07:52
Football pundits on Qatar's Alkass Sports channel mocked the German football team following its World Cup exit -- by mimicking the players' protest over human rights.

How a deadly fire ignited dissent over China's zero-Covid policy

World - Sat, 12/03/2022 - 06:59
Stunning scenes of dissent and defiance played out across China over the past week, marking the country's largest protests in decades -- and an unprecedented challenge to leader Xi Jinping.

Earthshot Prize: Prince William announces five winners

Science & Nature - Sat, 12/03/2022 - 02:36
Friends from Oman who turn CO2 into rock and a UK firm making packaging from seaweed are among the winners.

Venezuela and Chevron sign oil contract in Caracas

World - Sat, 12/03/2022 - 01:44
The Venezuelan government and American oil company Chevron have signed a contract in Caracas on Friday to resume operations in Venezuela, according to the country's state broadcaster VTV.

Netherlands vs. US: Two exciting young teams go head-to-head for place in World Cup quarterfinals

World - Fri, 12/02/2022 - 23:41
The round of 16 match on Saturday between the US Men's National Team and the Netherlands is one of the more intriguing clashes in the first knockout round of Qatar 2022.
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