Millions remember Mexico’s earthquake victims in drill
21 September 2021 | 8:30 am
About 6.8 million people took part in an earthquake drill in Mexico City as part of a civil protection exercise and to remember the victims of the 1985 and 2017 earthquakes.
The bomb was discovered not far from the tracks. Trains were disrupted to the Swiss city of Basel and it is unclear when service will resume.
When his dog was born three decades ago in a tiny village in central Portugal, Leonel Costa was only eight years old. Little did he know that his beloved Bobi would one day be recorded as the world's oldest dog.
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Aid, personnel and equipment is arriving from around the world following the devastating earthquakes that have killed over 2,000 people in Turkey and Syria.
As European countries struggle to reach their targets on reducing carbon emissions, one small landlocked country in central Asia stands as an example to the world. With nearly three quarters of its territory covered by woodland, Bhutan, with a population of around 780,000, claims to be a carbon-negative economy.
German playwright and poet Brecht, who was born 125 years ago, was banned by the Nazis. The author of "The Threepenny Opera" remains popular worldwide to this day — but not in Russia.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is on a whirlwind tour of major European supporters, seeking more military hardware. He thanked lawmakers and national leaders for their help so far and called for greater speed.
PREVIEW Cameroon's President Paul Biya celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday, but critics say the world's oldest leader is presiding over violence, corruption and the silencing of dissenting voices.
Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup for a record-extending fifth time after beating Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal 5-3 in the final on Saturday (February 11), with braces scored by Federico Valverde and Vinicius Jr as well as a goal from Karim Benzema who returned from injury.
World Bank president David Malpass on Wednesday said he would leave his post by the end of June, months after running afoul of the White House for failing to say whether he accepts the scientific consensus on global warming.
World Bank President David Malpass on Wednesday said he would quit his role before his term ends. Malpass declared this, months after faulting the White House for failing to say whether he accepted the scientific consensus on global warming.
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