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One rocket hit a dining facility Sunday on the compound of the US Embassy in Baghdad, a US official told CNN.
One rocket hit a dining facility Sunday on the compound of the US Embassy in Baghdad, a US official told CNN.
Posted: 27-01-20
A woman has choked to death on a lamington -- Australia's national cake -- during an eating competition to celebrate the country's national day.
A woman has choked to death on a lamington -- Australia's national cake -- during an eating competition to celebrate the country's national day.
Posted: 27-01-20
The Associated Press news agency (AP) has apologized after cropping a Ugandan climate activist from a photograph where she had posed with her white peers after a press conference in Davos, Switzerland.
The Associated Press news agency (AP) has apologized after cropping a Ugandan climate activist from a photograph where she had posed with her white peers after a press conference in Davos, Switzerland.
Posted: 25-01-20
Social media videos appear to show patients overcrowd hospitals in Wuhan -- a city under partial lockdown -- due to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. CNN's David Culver reports.
Social media videos appear to show patients overcrowd hospitals in Wuhan -- a city under partial lockdown -- due to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. CNN's David Culver reports.
Posted: 24-01-20
The world's largest offshore wind farm is taking shape off the east coast of Britain, a landmark project that demonstrates one way to combat climate change at scale.
The world's largest offshore wind farm is taking shape off the east coast of Britain, a landmark project that demonstrates one way to combat climate change at scale.
Posted: 11-10-19
The United Kingdom made history last year when it became the first major economy to commit to pumping no more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than it removes by 2050.
The United Kingdom made history last year when it became the first major economy to commit to pumping no more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than it removes by 2050.
Posted: 18-01-20
A telescope built in South Africa is revealing new details about the Milky Way.
A telescope built in South Africa is revealing new details about the Milky Way.
Posted: 03-06-19
After a long day under the beating South African sun, an ice cream might be a tempting treat.
After a long day under the beating South African sun, an ice cream might be a tempting treat.
Posted: 25-07-19
"Delayed" and "canceled," two words that infuriate and frustrate train commuters on platforms all over the world. South Africa is no exception to this, as these words regularly appear on the signal boards of the state-owned service, but that could be about to change as major investments aim to modernize the rail network.
"Delayed" and "canceled," two words that infuriate and frustrate train commuters on platforms all over the world. South Africa is no exception to this, as these words regularly appear on the signal boards of the state-owned service, but that could be about to change as major investments aim to modernize the rail network.
Posted: 07-10-19
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
Posted: 18-09-19
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
Posted: 12-07-19
With its "flying wing" design that makes it almost invisible to radar, the B-2 Spirit bomber is truly a standout among military planes -- and also the world's most expensive, at over $2 billion per aircraft.
With its "flying wing" design that makes it almost invisible to radar, the B-2 Spirit bomber is truly a standout among military planes -- and also the world's most expensive, at over $2 billion per aircraft.
Posted: 27-01-20
To an untrained eye, the "Mona Lisa" up for auction at Sotheby's next week is indistinguishable from its namesake hanging in the Louvre.
To an untrained eye, the "Mona Lisa" up for auction at Sotheby's next week is indistinguishable from its namesake hanging in the Louvre.
Posted: 24-01-20
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.
Posted: 23-01-20
When Sam Mendes sent out the script for "1917," his concept was firmly in place: a feature-length war film envisioned as a single shot in real time. It was bold. It was ambitious. It was maybe not taken as seriously as he hoped.
When Sam Mendes sent out the script for "1917," his concept was firmly in place: a feature-length war film envisioned as a single shot in real time. It was bold. It was ambitious. It was maybe not taken as seriously as he hoped.
Posted: 20-12-19
London's Madame Tussauds museum has announced that it has removed the waxworks of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from its Royal Family set.
London's Madame Tussauds museum has announced that it has removed the waxworks of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from its Royal Family set.
Posted: 09-01-20
A long time ago, Uzbekistan was the beating heart of the world.
A long time ago, Uzbekistan was the beating heart of the world.
Posted: 20-01-20