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More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores were killed and more than 200 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe.
Mourners lay flowers and pay respects at the site of yesterday's gun attack on a Utrecht tram. Dutch police have arrested a Turkish-born suspect over a shooting on a tram in Utrecht that left three people dead in what officials said was a possible...
A nationwide blackout, unprecedented in scale and length, worsen the psychological descent for Venezuelans as they watched cash machines and water pipes shut down for lack of electricity, and their homes plunge into darkness.
Venezuelans queue for hours at their local banks to get 6000 Venezuelan bolivars, equivalent to less than 2 US dollars, the maximum amounts that banks allow to take out on a daily basis and that most people end up spending on public transportation.
Thousands protest in Bogota to demand the Colombian government to fully implement the peace agreement with the ex-guerrilla FARC, against the controversial intention to modify part of the text.
Kenya boasts some of the world's deadliest snakes, key among them green and black mambas and spitting cobras. As in other poor, rural areas of Africa, Latin America and Asia, venomous snakes pose a public health risk that experts, such as Royjan T...
The Colombian city of Medellin holds its Gay Miss Universe Beauty pageant where transsexuals and drag queens take to the stage and represent a country of their choice after weeks of practicing choreographies and catwalks.
To mark 'Equal Pay Day', the Berlin metro offers a 'Women's Ticket' at a reduced fare to highlight the pay differential between the genders. The 'Frauenticket' initiative is limited to March 18, and accompanied by the slogan: 'Mind the Pay Gap'.
Tens of indigenous protesters continue to block a major highway in central-western Colombia for the fifth consecutive day as they await a meeting with President Ivan Duque.
The death of a Kurdish activist on hunger strike in a Turkish prison sparks clashes between supporters and police near his grave, as his lawyers and Kurdish party officials say he had committed suicide.
Thousands turn up at a student-initiated vigil outside one of the mosques where the Christchurch shooting took place, pledging to carry on in 'peace, love and unity' as students perform a traditional Maori haka in tribute to the victims.
Dutch police conduct a huge manhunt for a gunman who killed three people and wounded nine others in a suspected terror attack inside a tram in the city of Utrecht, surrounding a building near to the site of the shooting.
Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people, the disaster agency said Monday as it raised the death toll from 58. More than three dozen people remain missing, while scores have been injured in the disaster, tr...
New Zealand students gather in front of the al-Noor mosque in Christchurch to pay tribute to victims of the attack on two mosques during which 50 worshippers were killed.
Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. NASA says it has detected a massive meteorite explosion over the Bering Sea which reportedly took place in December.
Videographic on France's Rungis food market near Paris, the largest of its kind in the world, which celebrated its 50th anniversary by throwing a giant banquet of record-breaking proportions, reserving its spot in the Guinness Book of Records.
Videographic on hurricanes. A cyclone that hit Mozambique last week has damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the city of Beira, the Red Cross said Monday, and the death toll in the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe has risen to 157.
Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia-led allied nations meet in Azerbaijan to consider strengthening an alliance that has helped bring down the price of oil. The alliance -- dubbed OPEC+ and consisting...