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Nature's emergency: Where we are in five graphics

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 7:06pm
Water, air pollution and deforestation are pushing the natural world to the brink.

Why is the US so bad at recycling?

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 7:03pm
Recycling has become so expensive that some cities have suspended their programmes.

How Greek crisis helped removed taboo on mental health

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 7:03pm
Mental health has always been a controversial subject in Greece, but the economic crisis changed that.

Sri Lanka attacks: Public urged to surrender swords and knives

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 3:38pm
The call comes as investigations continue into the Easter Sunday attacks, which left 253 people dead.

Algeria protests: 'Bouteflika’s brother arrested'

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 2:34pm
The brother of the former Algerian president and two former generals have been arrested, reports say.

Bosnian war: Aladza Mosque reopened after 1992 bombing

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 12:55pm
The Aladza Mosque was one of 12 mosques destroyed in the town of Foca during the Bosnian war.

Libya crisis: Islamic State group says it attacked Haftar camp

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 11:17am
Nine people are killed in the attack in the southern city of Sabha, according to a local hospital.

Hostilities flare up as rockets hit Israel from Gaza

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 10:15am
More than 90 rockets are fired towards Israel from Gaza, prompting Israeli air and tank strikes.

In Case You Missed It: Bubbles, babies and celebrity horses

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 8:49am
Here are some light-hearted stories you may have missed this week.

Venezuela crisis: The four countries with stakes in the presidential battle

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 8:36am
Some of the biggest global powers are taking sides in Venezuela's presidential battle.

King Vajiralongkorn crowned in Thailand coronation ceremony

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 8:09am
King Vajiralongkorn begins three days of traditional rites to symbolically transform him into a living god.

Dozens of rockets launched into Israel

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 6:50am
Militants in Gaza fire more than ninety rockets into Israel.

India Cyclone Fani evacuation efforts hailed a success

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 4:55am
Up to a dozen people are thought to have died in the storms, but the number could have been far higher.

Boeing 737 skids into Florida river on landing

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 2:17am
The jet carrying 143 people slid off a runway after landing in Jacksonville during a thunderstorm.

North Korea 'test fires short-range missiles'

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:00pm
The firings took place early on Saturday from the east of the country, says South Korea.

Justine Damond: US city of Minneapolis pays family $20m

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 9:36pm
The mayor of Minneapolis says the record payout is a way for the city to "move forward".

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