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Afghanistan: The New York Rabbi evacuating desperate Afghans

October 14, 2021 - 07:36
Rabbi Moshe Margaretten says he gets calls in the middle of the night from people in Afghanistan asking for help.
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Violence surges in Pakistan's tribal belt as Taliban, IS-K go on attack

October 14, 2021 - 07:17
The BBC reports from Pakistan's beleaguered tribal areas, which are seeing a surge in violence.
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Henrietta Lacks: 'Mother' of modern medicine honoured

October 14, 2021 - 06:05
Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman whose cells have led to key medical breakthroughs.
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Covid: New WHO group may be last chance to find virus origins

October 14, 2021 - 05:53
The World Health Organization unveils a new group to examine the emergence of the virus more closely.
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Kongsberg: Several killed in Norway bow and arrow attack

October 14, 2021 - 04:32
Police say a man who killed and wounded people in the town of Kongsberg has been arrested.
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William Shatner in space: 'Everybody in the world needs to do this'

October 14, 2021 - 02:22
The Star Trek actor becomes the oldest person to go to space.
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Norway's oil and gas sector will not be dismantled, new government says

October 14, 2021 - 01:48
The new government says the green transition "must be fair" as it sets out its energy policy.
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Chile's Sebastián Piñera faces impeachment bid after Pandora Papers

October 14, 2021 - 01:37
The opposition launches impeachment proceedings against President Piñera over a controversial deal.
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Lucas Hernandez: France defender gets six-month jail term

October 14, 2021 - 00:53
A Spanish court issued the sentence after he broke a restraining order in 2017.
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Blaze hits site of Egypt's top film festival

October 14, 2021 - 00:05
A fire broke out at the site of Egypt's top film festival a day before it is due to start.
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IEA: Green energy needed to avoid turbulent prices

October 13, 2021 - 23:50
A failure to invest in green energy may mean more energy price swings says the energy agency chief.
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North Korea: Vulnerable at risk of starvation, UN expert says

October 13, 2021 - 23:46
A UN expert has urged for international sanctions to be lifted to prevent a food crisis.
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US leads Bitcoin mining as China ban takes effect

October 13, 2021 - 22:40
Research shows the US taking the top spot for global mining following a crackdown in China.
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What is climate change? A really simple guide

October 13, 2021 - 21:50
World temperatures are rising because of human activity, and climate change now threatens every aspect of human life.
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Covid-19: US airlines defy Texas order to stop mandatory jabs

October 13, 2021 - 21:49
Staff must still get vaccinated, the airlines say, despite the state governor's ban on such rules.
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Energy prices: EU unveils plan to ease Europe's gas crisis

October 13, 2021 - 21:20
The approval of tax cuts and a plan to buy fuel collectively were put forward as energy prices soar.
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Huge blackmail and corruption trial opens in Spain

October 13, 2021 - 21:14
In the dock is a notorious ex-police chief who is at the centre of a web of scandal and intrigue.
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World record holder Agnes Tirop found dead in Kenya

October 13, 2021 - 20:52
Agnes Tirop, a two-time World Athletics Championships medallist, has been found dead at her home in Kenya.
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Vaping: FDA approves e-cigarette brand in US for first time

October 13, 2021 - 19:39
The drug regulator says the benefits of adult smokers switching to the product outweigh the risks.
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Making Superman bisexual is 'bandwagoning not brave' - actor Dean Cain

October 13, 2021 - 19:12
Actor Dean Cain, who played the superhero on TV, says the move would have been brave 20 years ago.
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