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A total of seven people are suspected or confirmed to have died after an explosion at a German chemical complex.
The document is 70 years old — but experts say there is a lack of political will to implement the rights of refugees.
Around 13,000 researchers have called for urgent action to slow down the global climate emergency.
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The WHO classified C.37 as a "variant of interest" after it appeared in a number of countries simultaneously. In Peru, where the lambda variant was identified in August 2020, it now accounts for most of new infections.
Bureaucratic and geographical obstacles are to blame for the low rate of inoculation.
The first batches will go to countries like Kenya, Jamaica, Laos, Indonesia and Cambodia.
The changes apply to those with a vaccine approved by the US or in Europe. Arrivals will still need to test negative before departing for England.
Those targeted include an armed group that killed a Kurdish politician and eight individuals tied to the Syrian government and President Bashar Assad.
The political novice was inaugurated on the country's 200th independence day. Castillo, however, faces difficulties in the polarized nation.
The meeting between senior US officials and their Russian counterparts follows a landmark summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin last month.
The raid on the home of The Insider's chief editor comes after the investigative news outlet was designated a "foreign agent."
At least 18 people were killed overnight when a truck rammed into a broken-down bus in northern India. The passengers were sleeping near the vehicle at the time of the accident.
Scientists claim the 890 million-year-old sponge fossils could change ideas about animal evolution.
Sun Dawu, a farming magnate and a vocal government critic, was embroiled in a land dispute with a state-run competitor. His legal team argued the trial was unfair owing to the length of the hearing and its secrecy.
Colombian immigration authorities expelled a German activist who documented anti-government protests. She said she was the victim of an attack last week, which Colombian police dispute.
Liver cancer and hepatitis are strikingly prevalent in West Africa, but the region is not well equipped to deal with it.
The pro-democracy movement has broken a long-standing taboo by openly criticizing the all-powerful and wealthy monarchy.
Plans for mandatory testing for travelers show how worried Germany is about the next coronavirus wave.
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Germany's 1-1 draw with Ivory Coast has seen the men's football team knocked out of the Olympics.
A German cycling official has come under fire after shouting out racist remarks during the men's road time trial.
The US has pledged to invest billions in clean energy. But such efforts are being undermined — by Bitcoin mining.
Can the environmental benefits of farming terraces be restored?
Drones are often seen as a pest or even a threat. But a German-invented helium drone does away with many disadvantages.
From its humble beginnings in the 12th century, the bento box has come a long way to being a healthy midday meal.
A giant puppet of a refugee girl, Amal, will travel 8,000 kilometers in an art initiative, with a stop in Germany.
In the Netherlands, flood protection plans have been in place for decades.
The high number of gender-selective abortions in Kyrgyzstan reflects societal pressure to bear sons.
No passport, no vaccination: COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on displaced and stateless people.
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