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Radical pop art sculptor Claes Oldenburg dies at 93

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 17:10
The Swedish-born artist famous for making giant works of everyday objects dies in New York City.

Will the Parkland gunman get the death penalty?

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 17:00
While 27 states still allow for the death penalty, the number of executions in the US has fallen.

Price rises: Why a simple lunch is costing more in Asia-Pacific

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:38
From Singapore, to Seoul, to Sydney - how the cost of living affects lunch hour.

Timed Teaser: What's Bennifer's married name?

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:27
Test your knowledge of the news these last few days - 10 questions, 10 seconds each. Go!

Zimbabwe food crisis: Replacing maize with sorghum and millet

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:22
Farmers are urged to grow sorghum and millet, not just maize, to tackle drought and food shortages.

The country where having a pet could soon land you in jail

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:19
Iran's parliament is considering a bill that would severely restrict ownership of domestic animals.

What is the Marburg virus and how can it be avoided?

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:07
Two people in Ghana have died from the infectious Marburg virus, raising fears of a mass outbreak..

Spain heatwave: Man narrowly escapes wildfire

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 15:47
Angel Martin Arjona had been digging a trench to stop a fire from reaching Tábara, northwestern Spain.

Russia's independent TV Rain channel back on air from abroad

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 15:38
The channel was forced to close in March over its coverage of the war in Ukraine.

Heatwave: Ferocious European heat heads north

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 14:17
Several countries are likely to see their hottest ever days as the heatwave moves north.

Australian makes history on Fifa game cover

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 14:07
Chelsea striker Sam Kerr will be the first female player to feature on the global cover of EA Sports' Fifa football game.

Isfahan's Shah Mosque: iconic Iranian site damaged in restoration

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 13:22
The Shah Mosque, hailed as an architectural masterpiece, has suffered defects that now need repairing.

Somalia plane crash: Firefighters tackle blaze by flipped-over plane

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 10:15
There were no fatalities after a plane carrying 36 passengers crash-landed in Somalia's capital.

Parkland school shooting: Gunman faces death penalty as trial opens

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 09:25
He pleaded guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder last year over the attack at a Florida school.

Spain heatwave: Moment of shock as train is surrounded by wildfires

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 08:44
Fires could be seen raging on both sides of the track in the central Spanish province of Zamora.

Heatwave: Wildfires spread across Europe

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 07:13
Our correspondents in Spain, Portugal and France report on the wildfires ablaze across the continent.

H&M to sell off stock before leaving Russia

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:59
The world's second-biggest retailer says it is impossible to do business due to the war in Ukraine.

Ukraine war: Shelling kills six in eastern town

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:50
The attack on Toretsk comes as heavy fighting continues in the east, with Russia slowly advancing.

Mexico mourns marines who crashed after drug lord's capture

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:15
Fourteen marines died in a helicopter crash after a mission to capture drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero.

Heatwave: Warnings of 'heat apocalypse' in France

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 03:48
Temperatures could reach a record levels in areas of the southwest as a heatwave engulfs much of Europe.