German labor minister demands meat company pay coronavirus compensation
28 June 2020 | 6:47 am
More than 1,300 people have tested positive at a Tönnies slaughterhouse, causing Germany's transmission rate to rocket. Germany's labor minister says the firm should pay compensation.
29 Dec 2021
9 Jul 2021
A number of rocket attacks have been carried out against US military and diplomatic targets. According to the extremist monitoring group SITE, they were carried out by pro-Iranian militias.
19 Jul 2021
He set the French Riviera alight in 2017 when the "The Florida Project" screened in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar. Sean Baker is back in Cannes with his latest film "Red Rocket" in competition. Simon Rex plays Mikey, a washed-up porn star who charms, cheats and hustles his way to success. Once again, the filmmaker's eye and ear for small-town America make for a touching and wry portrait of the margins of society.
21 Jul 2021
Images show key Afghan political figures including President Ashraf Ghani praying and reacting to rocket blasts that can be heard on a live broadcast by state media in Kabul. The prayers were held at the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, ahead of a speech by the President.
21 Oct 2021
South Korea has launched its first domestically developed space rocket but failed to put its dummy payload into orbit, a setback in the country's attempts to join the ranks of advanced space-faring nations.
24 Nov 2021
An explosion rocked the southern outskirts of Belgrade sending a plume of cloud into the sky. At least two people were killed and over a dozen more were injured.
29 Dec 2021
SpaceX launches first rocket for US military
21 Mar 2022
North Korea has fired suspected artillery pieces into the sea, as it continued an unusually high pace of missile launches this year. It comes just days after a failed missile firing was carried out.
8 Apr 2022
Fifty have been killed in a rocket attack on a train station crowded with people fleeing the eastern Ukrainian city. A dozen people died at the scene while an additional 38 later succumbed to their wounds.
12 Jul 2022
North Korea fired what appeared to be multiple rocket launchers, South Korea's military said. It comes just days after the US deployed fighter jets to the South for joint military drills.
3 Sep 2022
Engine trouble has prompted the US space agency to postpone the debut launch of its next generation rocketship. Its Artemis program aims to eventually fly astronauts back to the moon..
17 Sep 2022
Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht says rocket launchers and armored vehicles will make up Germany's next weapons delivery to Ukraine.
27 Sep 2022
NASA may roll the 32-story Artemis 1 rocket into a hangar due to the storm, which should reach hurricane strength next week. NASA won't try to thread the weather needle with its Artemis 1 moon mission after all.
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Four officers have been detained for questioning in Burkina Faso, a day after the military government announced it had thwarted a coup attempt. Also, although Tunisia was decades ahead of many other countries in the region and the world in giving women the right to choose whether to go ahead with unwanted pregnancies, taboos remain. We take a closer look. Finally, we see how Africa's wine market is becoming increasingly full-bodied.
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Currently, the estimated daily passenger capacity of the Lagos Blue Rail is 175,000 passengers. But has the coming of the Lagos Blue Rail impacted the city's popular yellow buses also known as Danfo? How are operators of commercial buses and passengers adjusting to the new reality?
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The self-governing island says it will bolster its defenses and hopes it will serve as a deterrence against the Chinese navy. It is only expected to be fully operational in two years.
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Interior ministers from across the European Union are meeting to explore ways to deal with the arrival of migrants arriving by sea.
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Morocco has slowly transformed from a transit country to a destination country for sub-Saharan African migrants — almost half of whom are women.
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Six young people from Portugal are taking European governments to court over an alleged failure to act quickly enough on climate change. The plaintiffs say the lack of immediate action is a breach of their human rights.