As the UN document turns 70 years old, experts say there is a lack of political will to implement the rights of refugees under the agreement. Countries in Africa are already moving beyond it.
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Around 13,000 researchers have called for urgent action to slow down the global climate emergency.
While agreeing that the US' combat mission will end, neither Iraqi nor US leaders can admit how they need each other.
On the face of it, President Saied's move to suspend the Tunisian parliament seems motivated by party politics. Above all, however, it stems from Tunisia's economic crisis, which has deeply split the country.
Foreign journalists reporting on the flood disaster in China have been hindered in their work by normal citizens who feel the reporters are presenting a distorted picture of the country.
Two people have died and at least 31 have been injured after an explosion rocked a chemical plant in Leverkusen. Operators of the site say it's not yet clear what caused the blast.
Liver cancer is strikingly prevalent in West Africa. Specialists point to high rates of hepatitis as a likely cause, but the region is not well equipped to deal with the epidemic.
US health authorities say that fully vaccinated Americans should return to wearing face masks in public indoor spaces.
More than 600,000 people have been pinged by the UK's coronavirus warning app and told to self-isolate. Business leaders warn that the lack of available workers is putting the economic recovery at risk.
Ecuador has revoked the citizenship of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Authorities say there were numerous irregularities and errors in his application, made from hiding in Ecuador's London embassy.
Apple, Microsoft and Google's parent company Alphabet have seen a surge in revenue. The results are attributed to the coronavirus pandemic — but also the easing of lockdowns.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara and his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo signaled an image of reconciliation — a decade after a civil war erupted as they vied for power.
A report from the rights watchdog has concluded that violence during the May Gaza conflict amounted to war crimes.
The move marks the first ever UNESCO recognition of Jewish cultural heritage in Germany.
Strong winds are hampering firefighters' efforts. Alerts have been sent to residents warning them to "be ready to follow instructions."
Raids on the Dainik Bhaskar newspaper and Bharat Samachar television network have sparked accusations of intimidation by a government angry with the media's response to its handling of the pandemic.
Can the environmental benefits of farming terraces be restored?
Ever since Germany launched its vaccination campaign, a debate has raged about rights and restrictions.
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The Japanese native spent about €35,000 on tickets in an attempt to set a world record, but can't attend.
Multi-Olympic champion Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s gymnastics team event citing mental health concerns.
Despite her country's exit from the football competition, Zambia's Barbra Banda can look forward to an exciting future.
From its humble beginnings in the 12th century, the bento box has come a long way to being a healthy midday meal.
Economies in developed countries are improving while struggles in other countries are getting worse, a new report says.
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.
COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on displaced and stateless people.
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