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Brother of missing Florida tourist flies to Costa Rica to find her

Monday  10:55,   03 december 2018

Vacationer Carla Stefaniak texted her sister-in-law April Burton from Costa Rica on Nov. 27 to say, “It’s pretty sketchy here.” It was the last message Burton received from her. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

The elusive face of the Paris rioters

Monday  05:20,   03 december 2018

Angry "yellow vest" protesters, hard-core agitators or young delinquents: building a typical profile of the rioters in Paris this weekend is no easy task. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

An environmental newspaper fights for press freedom in the Russian Arctic

Sunday  17:55,   02 december 2018

If you want to keep watch on what’s going on in the Russian Arctic, there might be no better perch than Kirkenes, Norway. It’s a tiny town in the country’s far northeast, on a section of the Arctic Ocean that Norway shares with Russia, known as the... >>>

Pablo Escobar's dark legacy refuses to die 25 years on

Sunday  11:20,   02 december 2018

Twenty-five years after he was gunned down by police, Pablo Escobar's legacy refuses to die in Medellin, the Colombian city where he ran his cocaine empire with a mix of brutality and largesse. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Trump cancels G-20 news conference citing "respect" for Bush family

Sunday  04:05,   02 december 2018

President Trump was expected to speak to reporters on Saturday afternoon on the second day of his eventful trip to Argentina for the G-20... >>>

Separated by travel ban, Iranian families reunite at border library

Saturday  17:55,   01 december 2018

Separated by travel ban, Iranian families reunite at border... >>>

Deadly fighting erupts in Yemen's Hodeida

Saturday  13:30,   01 december 2018

Renewed violence in Yemen's vital port city of Hodeida has left 10 fighters dead, despite a UN push for peace talks, an official and medical sources told AFP on Saturday. An official with pro-government forces said fighting erupted in the east and... >>>

French police deployed amid new round of protests over taxes

Saturday  11:55,   01 december 2018

French authorities have deployed thousands of police on Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue to try to contain protests by people angry over rising taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's government. The so-called yellow jackets have called for new... >>>

Snow leopard shot dead at Dudley Zoo after escaping enclosure

Friday  18:30,   30 november 2018

A snow leopard was shot and killed at a zoo in the United Kingdom after it escaped an enclosure left open by its keeper, zoo officials said. The revelation Friday that Margaash, an 8-year-old snow leopard, was shot dead October 23, after the zoo had >>>

Ghosn's Detention Extended Amid Calls for More Transparency

Friday  18:05,   30 november 2018

Japanese prosecutors extended the detention of former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, heightening tensions before French President Emmanuel Macron and Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe meet in Argentina to discuss the affair. Under the extension... >>>

Fifty whales die in another stranding in New Zealand as experts baffled by a 'string of strange behaviour' blame warmer ocean temperatures

Friday  15:55,   30 november 2018

Dozens of whales have washed up dead off the coast of New Zealand in the fifth stranding in less than a... >>>

Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump's U.N. laughter moment

Friday  15:30,   30 november 2018

Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump's U.N. laughter... >>>

Indonesia military joins manhunt for 87 inmates after jailbreak

Friday  11:30,   30 november 2018

Indonesian soldiers and police joined a manhunt on Friday for 87 inmates still on the run after escaping from a prison in the western province of Aceh, officials said. The 113 inmates who escaped from the Lambaro prison in Banda Aceh on Thursday had >>>

Japan preparing to put US-designed stealth jets on an 'aircraft carrier'

Thursday  23:05,   29 november 2018

Japan is preparing an order for roughly 100 US-designed F-35 stealth fighter jets in a deal that could potentially upend the balance of power in Asia, according to sources familiar with the process. That order would include a version of the jet that >>>

The Dead Sea is dying. A $1.5 billion plan aims to resurrect it.

Thursday  13:05,   29 november 2018

Some experts believe the saltiest sea on earth will dry out by 2050, while others predict it will just end up a fraction of its current size. But after two decades of discussions about how to resurrect the Dead Sea, there is a glimmer of hope but... >>>