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Around 17,500 tree species at risk, new report says

Around 30% of the world's tree species face extinction in the wild. According to the State of the World’s Trees report, experts say 17,500 tree...

32 killed in Peru bus plunge

32 passengers have died, including two children, and more than 20 were injured after a bus fell from a cliff in Peru. The incident happened...

Air pollution to cut life expectancy of 40% Indians

Air pollution could potentially reduce the life expectancy of about 40% of Indians by 9 years.  A report prepared by the Energy Policy Institute at...

EU takes the US off safe travel list

The European Union has recommended restrictions be placed on tourists from the U.S due to rising coronavirus infections. This decision by the European Council goes...

Sri Lanka declares food emergency

Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency over food shortages as private banks are unable to finance imports. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa announced that he...

Belarusian President to visit Russia

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is expected to visit Russia in September. Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin...

China: Written exams banned for six-year-olds

China has banned written exams for six and seven-year-olds in attempts to relieve pressure on pupils and parents. This move is part of sweeping education...

Lebanon: Fuel crisis leads to sectarian violence

A dispute over the scarcity of fuel supplies led to sectarian tensions between the Shi’ite Muslim village of Ankoun and the Christian village of...

Peru: Boat collision in Amazon kills 11

11 passengers are dead and others missing as two riverboats collide in the Amazon in Peru. According to state channel TV Peru, the incident took...

IAEA: North Korea appears to have resumed nuclear operations

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s annual report reveals that North Korea has restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced...

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