In Switzerland, the winter man explodes announcing summer
21 April 2021 | 10:49 am
The traditional winter man known as the "Böögg" is set on fire in the heart of the Swiss mountains, near the St Gotthard Pass.
24 Apr 2018
Research published in the journal ZooKeys tells of a new species of exploding ant found in South East Asia's jungles.
22 Jan 2019
Northern Irish police posted a picture of what appeared to be a burning car in front of a courthouse. Irish politicians have condemned what they called a terrorist attack. No one was injured by the explosion.
1 Apr 2019
Defense lawyer explodes in anger at CCT chairman's ruling on Onnoghen.
27 Jun 2019
Facebook Inc. picked Geneva as the home of the Libra Association, which will govern the payment network and manage a financial reserve for the planned Libra cryptocurrency.
3 Jul 2019
At least 45 people were killed and more than 100 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, according to emergency services.
21 Jul 2019
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has ordered Switzerland to post a bond worth USD14million with Nigeria in order to secure the release of a gas oil tanker and its crew that was arrested by the Nigerian Navy.
5 Dec 2019
Three persons have been injured with several cars and room windows destroyed after a gas cylinder exploded at the four point hotel in Lagos.
30 Mar 2020
New York food banks have become inundated with newcomers, deprived of income since the near-total halt of business in the United States' economic capital. "We’re seeing a lot of poverty," notices Geraldine Firmin from City Harvest, a major New York-based charitable organization, during a food donation market.
23 Sep 2020
Over a dozen teenagers in Switzerland have been hospitalized after lightning struck a soccer field during a game. The bolt hit a lamp post before spreading over the field.
25 Sep 2020
Several people are dead after a tanker truck exploded in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State in central Nigeria Wednesday morning, September 23.
17 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.
6 Dec 2020
Swiss voters have narrowly rejected stricter ethical rules for many global firms based in the Alpine republic. A separate poll calling on banks and pension funds to stop funding arms makers was also defeated.
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It's been one year since Myanmar's military toppled the democratically elected government and launched a brutal crackdown on popular protest. DW spoke with Dr. Sasa, a spokesman for Myanmar's government-in-exile, about how the opposition plans to restore democratic rule.
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Three years into Lebanon's devastating financial collapse, some 80 percent of the population is now living below the poverty line. The situation is driving more and more people to risk their lives on the open seas.
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A Russian-installed official in the Ukrainian city of Kherson says Russian forces who have conceded swaths of territory are "regrouping." Kyiv claims gains in three of the four regions Moscow says it has now annexed.
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Sauerbrunn says the players are "horrified and heartbroken and frustrated" following the release of the Sally Yates report.
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Kenya’s rapid mobile phone penetration has created opportunities to smartphone accessories providers. Ruuj Caflon, a Nairobi-based University graduate, is one of them. He designs clothes that can charge a phone and produce light.
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Residents of Kogi – the state most affected by the recent deluge in parts of Nigeria – urgently need help and are calling on the state and federal governments, as well as well-meaning individuals and organisations, to come to their aid.