Israel: Bird flu kills over 5,000 cranes, forces chicken cull
30 December 2021 | 10:32 am
The outbreak is being called the deadliest wildlife disaster in the country's history. Authorities are looking to import eggs as the crisis is expected to hit supplies.
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The Israeli government has said it would seek to speed up the process for citizens to obtain firearms licenses in the wake of attacks in East Jerusalem.
From withholding nearly $40 million in tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority, to pledges to expand West Bank settlements and the Israeli security minister's controversial visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the first months of Israel's most far-right government in history presage a bleak outlook for peaceful relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
A bird flu outbreak on a Spanish mink farm is alarming scientists. The virus may be spreading for the first time from mammal to mammal — and could become a danger for humans.
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Volker Türk said he feared that the turmoil in Haiti was not getting "the urgent spotlight" it needed. The Caribbean nation has been mired in turmoil, with armed gangs controlling large parts of the capital.
Israel's government said it would would legalize nine settlements in the occupied West Bank after recent attacks by Palestinians in Jerusalem. Several Western countries said they are "deeply troubled" by such a move.
TV critic Dheepthika Laurent takes us through all the TV shows you should be watching this month, from a French series on a special forces operation in Iraq called "Cœurs Noirs", or "Dark Hearts", to a new adaptation of Spanish teen murder mystery "Elité".
After an 11-year-old girl died from bird flu in Cambodia, health officials urged parents to keep their children away from poultry. It is the country's first known human H5N1 infection since 2014.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin said Moscow would pay "increased attention" to strengthening its nuclear forces. Meanwhile, the war is set to dominate a controversial OSCE meeting. DW rounds up the latest.
The rise of the eerily human-like chatbot has prompted a discussion over what rules are needed for artificial intelligence, and who gets to write them.
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