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Following a disastrous struggle with the coronavirus, Rio de Janeiro is preparing to party again after a successful vaccination campaign. Tourists numbers are rising ahead of the famous carnival in February.
Intel to list self-driving car unit Mobileye - China aims to develop major winter sports industry - Rio de Janeiro readies for Carnival return
US President Biden & Russian President Putin discussed the crisis over Ukraine. Russia denies plans to invade Ukraine. Biden threatened harsh economic sanctions if Moscow attacks. Plus. is the US ready to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay?
School students in Bolivia's rural areas now love the radio more than ever. Due to the pandemic, they were falling behind in their schoolwork. But they're now back on track, thanks to Radio Escuela.
A soccer tournament has kicked off in Mexico City, with teams made up of blind and visually impaired players using an adapted ball. Blind soccer has been a fixture in the Paralympic Games since 2004 — and the sport's reach continues to grow.
Despite international plans for a diplomatic boycott of the Olympic Winter Games in China, Beijing is hoping to use the event and build a major winter sport industry. Many Chinese are getting excited about skiing.
Sightseeing in Paris on land and water in an amphibious bus; 1950s cult car reloaded – an e version of the Messerschmitt Kabinenroller; Seres 3 – low-price e-cars from China
Achim Adlfinger has given the Messerschmitt Kabinenroller a second life. The Bavarian aficionado has fitted the 1950s oddball (incl. an aircraft cabin!) with an electric engine and now has buyers worldwide.
Paris sightseeing deluxe: Paul Michel's bus can go down the Champs-Élysées – and the Seine! With six driver's licenses, he's now able to take his hybrid-drive amphibious bus through traffic on the roads and the water.
An electric SUV from China. The Seres 3 is launched on the European market. How much power does the DFSK joint venture car pack? What's it like at the wheel? And what bugs did our reviewer discover?
Wind turbines are getting taller and taller, and their blades longer and longer. We visit a wind farm under construction in Germany to witness the mammoth assembly.
We all need a dose of positive pandemic news. But what if that makes us miss the far more alarming (and substantiated) data we have about this variant?
Could nuclear power save the global climate? If so, at what cost? Its supporters say nuclear power plants generate power with zero CO2 emissions. But what about nuclear waste, the expense of building new plants and the high electricity prices?
Disasters like Fukushima are always a small possibility with nuclear power. But the climate catastrophe is also very real. Some environmentalists are pro nuclear – but is it a good idea?
Coal-fired power plants are widely criticized. Not only because of their high CO2 emissions; coal mining also destroys landscapes. In the heart of India's mining belt, indigenous communities are suffering the consequences of reckless opencast mining.
Without energy, the economy comes to a standstill. Demand is met primarily with fossil fuels like coal and natural gas. Only a quarter of the world's current production is green energy. At zero emissions, could nuclear power be the future?
South Africa's President Ramaphosa hits out at the West over its response to the COVID Omicron variant+++ How is Zambia's new President Hakainde Hichilema doing? +++ South African fish management per app +++ What Eric Zemmour’s presidential candidacy means for France
The leaders of the Social Democrats, Greens and the Free Democrats have officially signed their three-party coalition deal. Germany's incoming chancellor, Olaf Scholz, is due to be elected and sworn in as Angela Merkel's successor this week.
Java's northern coast is slowly subsiding into the sea — mainly because of groundwater exploitation. Without a wholesale change in the provision of water, the city of Pekalongan could be submerged by ocean waves by 2030.
The world's largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans in South Asia, has been hit hard by climate change and illegal logging. Local communities in India are now planting thousands of mangrove trees to protect the coast – and their way of life.
Gov influence expected to grow at Evergrande - Measuring climate impact of gobal corporations - Coronavirus spread shuts down Berlin clubs
The Indonesian city that will no longer exist in 15 years time as it fights a losing battle against climate change and soil erosion. Women in India plant Mangroves to try to build flood defenses. And why Hong Kong's COVID-19 rules are the strictest on earth even though it has almost no cases.
A timeless treasure, nearly lost forever. Without the UNESCO‘s unprecedented rescue operation, future generations might have only seen the stunning temples of Ramses II and Cleopatra in the pages of history books.
The adventures of the cowboy who shoots faster than his shadow and scares card cheaters have enthralled readers for 75 years.
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