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19 Jul
As climate change exacerbates heat waves, more and more people rely on energy-guzzling air conditioners to keep cool — a vicious cycle. Experts say passive cooling could alleviate some of the pressure.
8 May
Kenya's capital Nairobi aims to include more electric vehicles in its public transport network. This is an effort to reduce harmful carbon emissions in the city, with two e-buses currently in service.
9 Oct 2021
Taiwan has said 149 sorties by Chinese air force planes into its air defense zone in recent days are dangerous for regional stability. The increased military activity has also drawn international concern.
22 Jul 2021
An earlier than usual start to the wildfire season comes after extreme heat affected the region. Unhealthy air quality has been recorded as far away as New York City.
2 May 2021
Sotheby's is holding its first ever sneakers auction, with lots including a pair of Nike Air Jordans worn by basketball legend Michael Jordan in his rookie season. They're estimated to sell for between 100,000 and 150,000 Swiss francs (109,500-164,000 US dollars).
11 Mar 2021
Humans have destroyed about two-thirds of the world's original tropical rainforest and in the process destroying the natural buffer against climate change. This is affecting human livability and maybe pushing it beyond its limit.
7 Mar 2021
Zamfara Abduction: Air, ground troops to be deployed to the forest - Police
24 Jan 2021
A court in Bavaria has ruled that the state government overstepped its bounds by outlawing the consumption of alcohol in all public places as part of efforts to contain COVID-19. It rejected several other appeals.
30 Nov 2020
Here is what we know about the Israeli IWI Tavor weapon which is the known, favoured ammunition of the DSS that killed Ifeanyi Okereke, the Abuja vendor.
2 Sep 2020
Philip Aakesson, Country Manager, Tavelstart Nigeria, and Bukky Akomolafe, Commercial Manager, Travelstart Nigeria talk about the coronavirus pandemic and the future of air travel.
6 May 2020
The Philippines' top broadcaster ABS-CBN was forced off air on Tuesday over a stalled operating license renewal, drawing fresh accusations that the authorities are cracking down on press freedom. Rights and press freedom groups said the shutdown order was an assault on the right to free speech, as the conglomerate broadcasts news coverage watched by millions daily.
3 Mar 2020
Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupts, shooting a massive ash cloud some 6,000 metres (20,000 feet) in the air.

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British media reported on Monday (August 8) that Manchester United are in advanced talks to sign Adrien Rabiot from Juventus. The 27-year-old French international has fallen out of favour in Turin and has just a year left on his contract.
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Kenyan voters head to the polls on Tuesday, with the high cost of living a pressing issue for the electorate. The global economic downturn is negatively impacting Kenya and the continent.
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London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens has agreed to return 72 looted objects to the Nigerian government. All objects were taken from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of southern Nigeria, during a British military operation in 1897.
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken laid a wreath at the Hector Pieterson memorial and met young African leaders in Johannesburg Sunday.
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Israel and the Islamic Jihad group announced that a cease-fire would come into effect Sunday night. The truce could end the worst cross-border conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants since last year.