Baby dies after 911 breakdown
17 March 2017 | 4:49 am
A 6-month-old baby in Dallas dies after his babysitter's repeated calls to 911 go unanswered.
7 Jul 2021
Usually a reliable big seller for cinema, this year's July 4 weekend box offices sales brought about an improvement on last year's dismal revenue, thanks in part to the release of three new films, Hollywood publication Variety reported on Monday.
6 Jul 2021
Gunmen kidnap staff and baby from northwest Nigerian hospital
17 Jul 2021
An orca calf that was beached and separated from its mother is cared for by conservationists as the search begins for the baby's mother. Named Toa -- Maori for 'warrior' -- the 2.5 metre (eight foot) orca is unweaned and unable to survive alone in the ocean.
18 Jul 2021
A baby boy hippopotamus was born at the Guadalajara Zoo in Mexico. Weighing at 30 kilos, he spends his day swimming and lounging in the sun with his mother Tami.
30 Jul 2021
A baby Sumatran orangutan clings to its mother Tana at Israel's Ramat Gan Safari Park zoo. The baby was born on the 10th of July, 11 years after its father Rachamim.
2 Aug 2021
Huan Huan, a giant panda on loan to France, gives birth to twin cubs in a zoo. Panda reproduction, both in captivity and the wild, is known for being a difficult task.
23 Aug 2021
Baby panda Xiao Qi Ji celebrates his first birthday by eating a fruitsicle cake with his mother Mei Xiang at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, DC, in front of delighted visitors.
27 Aug 2021
A baby dolphin is rescued by coast guards on the Italian island of Sardinia after getting trapped in a nylon net.
5 Sep 2021
Sri Lanka's main elephant orphanage recorded a rare twin birth Tuesday as a 25-year-old named Surangi delivered healthy male calves, the first elephant twins born in captivity in the country for 80 years. Official records show there are about 200 domesticated elephants in the island country and an estimated 7,500 in the wild.
16 Oct 2021
The twin pandas born at France's Beauval zoo, who will turn two months old on October 2, have "opened their eyes recently" and now weigh more than 2.8 kg.
5 Nov 2021
Fake news saw thousands of people line the streets of Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, expecting John F. Kennedy Jr. to show up. QAnon espouses the conspiracy theory that Kennedy did not die in a plane crash after all and is set to be America's next vice president when Donald Trump is swept back into the White House. Elsewhere, a video previously shown to have been falsely attributed to other events now erroneously claims to show deaths in South Africa due to the Covid-19 vaccine.
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African leaders said they would try to alleviate cyclic food insecurity on the continent back in 2003. It's time they got on with it, and they can use Western money to do so, writes DW’s George Okach.
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Rising gas and oil prices have plunged Europe into its worst energy crisis in decades. France has been hit hard, but perhaps not for the reasons you would expect. Nuclear and hydroelectric power, the country's main sources of electricity, are both running out of steam. Has the French energy mix hit a breaking point? We take a closer look in this edition of Down to Earth.
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Rights groups and a prominent cleric have warned of a military crackdown in the Kurdish city, following intense protests there. Meanwhile, Iran arrested two actresses, and its football captain spoke up at the World Cup.
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Malaysia has been beset by political instability over the past couple of years, while the economy is struggling to recover from the COVID pandemic-induced slowdown.
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Russia continued strikes on Ukrainian gas and electricity infrastructure. Meanwhile, the president of France told Asian business leaders that the conflict is "your problem" too.