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Swiss court case ties human rights to climate change

Science & Nature - 3 hours 47 min ago
Thousands of women say the country's climate change policy damages their right to life and health.

As North Korea ramps up missile tests, US and South Korean troops practice assaulting a beach

World - 4 hours 24 min ago
North Korea has been building up a ballistic missile arsenal on the stated premise that it needs to deter an attack on it by US and South Korean forces.

Myanmar junta dissolves Suu Kyi's party as election deadline passes

World - Wed, 03/29/2023 - 02:40
Myanmar's military government has dissolved the ousted ruling party of former leader Aung San Suu Kyi and 39 other parties, state media announced on Tuesday, over their failure to register for an election set to prolong the army's grip on power.

Climate change: Push for decision at world’s top court

Science & Nature - Wed, 03/29/2023 - 00:38
Pacific island students are seeking clarity on countries' obligations to fight rising temperatures.

England not ready for the impact of climate change

Science & Nature - Wed, 03/29/2023 - 00:35
The government's advisers urge a "step change" in climate adaptation policy to avoid an increased risk to life.

How California floods affect US food prices

Science & Nature - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 23:39
The state's flooded farmlands have big consequences for US and global food supplies.

Fire at migration office in Ciudad Juarez kills dozens of migrants

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 23:26
At least 37 people died after a fire at a migration center in Mexico's northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state said in a statement early Tuesday.

France braces for anti-pension reform protests

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 23:05
Protesters on the tracks at a Paris rail station. Smoke bombs let off at Biarritz airport. Anger at French President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms showed no sign of letting up on Tuesday as the nation prepared for a 10th day of nationwide demonstrations.

New cars sold in EU must be zero-emission from 2035

Science & Nature - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 19:41
The deal was delayed for weeks after Germany called for an exemption for cars running on e-fuels.

The hotel shaped like two gigantic swords

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 18:14
In Qatar, a country where the subway has a business class compartment and Friday brunch is a competitive sport, opulence is a mere baseline.

Space scientists reveal brightest gamma explosion ever

Science & Nature - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 18:00
Nasa satellites detected an explosion two billion light years away that lit up the galaxy.

Fencers urge IOC to uphold Russia sanctions

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 15:31
More than 300 active and former fencers have written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urging the organization to uphold sanctions against Russian and Belarusian athletes, saying that allowing them entry back into international competitions would be "a catastrophic error."

How a European country plans rail revolution

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 15:25
In the Czech countryside, not far from Prague, a ghostly white train is speeding around and around a huge loop of track.

0% intro APR until 2024 is 100% insane

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 11:00

Messi statue to stand next to Maradona's, Pelé's

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 10:45
Lionel Messi stepped out of Diego Maradona's shadow by leading Argentina to World Cup victory last year and a statue of the diminutive forward will stand alongside those of his predecessor and Brazil great Pelé at the South American federation's museum.

Politicians of South Asian descent set to lead Scotland, Britain and Ireland with Yousaf victory

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 10:20
When Humza Yousaf took his oath of allegiance in Scottish parliament in 2016, he wore a gold embroidered sherwani -- a traditional South Asian jacket -- and a kilt.

First protest in years shows Hong Kong change

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 10:01
With numbered tags around their neck, a small group of 80 demonstrators took part in Hong Kong's first authorized protest in three years on Sunday -- a carefully choreographed event that campaigners say offers a chilling insight into the future of protest in the city.

Russia stages training exercise near Japan a week after country's leader made a surprise visit to Ukraine.

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 07:31
Russia's Pacific Fleet fired a pair of supersonic missiles at a mock target in waters off Japan's coast on Tuesday morning, the Russian Ministry of Defense said.

Inside Britain's biggest sewer under London's River Thames

Science & Nature - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 04:02
The new tunnel under the River Thames in London is 25km long was built at a cost of almost £5bn.

Lebanon crisis: The Syrian refugees recycling to stay alive

Science & Nature - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 02:31
Companies pay tiny amounts for recyclable waste in Beirut. Deiri Fayyad dives into bins to find it.
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