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At least ten people were killed and others seriously injured after a seating area collapsed during the Orthodox Christian celebration of Epiphany in the Ethiopian city of Gondar, a hospital official says.
Hundreds of gun rights supporters begin massing outside the Virginia state capitol for a rally under heavy surveillance and a state of emergency declared by authorities fearing violence by far-right groups. Dressed in hunting jackets and caps, ral...
Researchers confirm that a haunting self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh is genuine after decades of uncertainty, saying it was the only work painted by the Dutch master while suffering from psychosis. The "Self Portrait (1889)" owned by the National...
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva says during a press conference in Davos that the IMF has lowered the global growth forecast for 2020 and 2021.
Thousands of Central American migrants wait on the Rodolfo Robles Guatemala-Mexico border bridge as they hope to enter Mexico legally, on their journey to the US.
Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to mostly wealthier nations, with the Southeast Asian country saying Monday it would not be the world's "garbage dump".
Iraqis take to the streets in the shrine city of Karbala as a deadline they had given authorities to implement long-awaited reforms expires today. Rallies have rocked Iraq since October but, fearing they would lose momentum amid spiralling regiona...
Videographic illustrating plastics production and pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges that Britain will be Africa's partner 'through thick and thin' as he opens the UK-Africa investment summit in London.
Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
Leaders at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 pose for a family photo in London. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with 16 African leaders at the investment summit that will see Britain cast out a net for trading partners in its new life o...
Short videographic on the SpaceX project. SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch, the last major test before it plans to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
Service on the Paris metro network steadily improves on the the 47th day of a public transport strike against pension reform. Eleven out of the 16 lines provide an almost complete service.
A mysterious SARS-like virus has spread around China -- including to Beijing -- authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year in humanity's biggest migration.
Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.
Prince Harry has posted a video on the Sussex Royal Instagram account showing him addressing a charity event, at which he explains some of his motivations for stepping back as a senior royal. "What I want to make clear is we're not walking away," ...
Police in Paraguay seen at the entrance of a jail in the border city of Pedro Juan Caballero, where a group of 76 inmates, mostly from the same criminal group, escaped.
Antonio Guterres calls on the leaders of the main countries involved in the conflict in Libya to respect their commitment and implement the arms embargo decided by the United Nations in 2011.
Avalanches, heavy snow and poor visibility is hampering the search for four South Koreans and three Nepalis caught in an avalanche in the popular Annapurna region of the Himalayas, officials said. Images of the airport and reaction from a guide wh...