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20 Jun
A forensic examination on remains found in the Amazon confirmed they belonged to British journalist Dom Phillips. A second set of remains, believed to be those of Bruno Pereira, are still being analyzed.
16 Jun
Brazil's Justice Minister said "forensic analysis" is taking place to try and identify the remains. Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips were last seen on June 5 near the entrance of the Javari Valley Indigenous Territory.
22 Feb
Germany has urged Russia to come back to the negotiating table as Russian media reported "no concrete plans" were in place for Putin to meet Biden.
24 Sep 2021
Archaeologists get to work in the Peruvian town of Chilca after labourers installing gas pipes found the remains of eight people buried in a common tomb with food and musical instruments some 800 years ago.
31 Aug 2021
Millions of fish and crustaceans have died at Mar Menor lagoon due to pollution. Spanish politicians have traded blame over the incident, with environmentalists sounding the alarm.
3 Jul 2021
Bones belonging to a new type of early human, previously unknown to science, have been found in Israel. Excavations in the quarry of a cement plant near the central city of Ramla uncovered prehistoric remains that could not be matched to any known species from the Homo genus. Researchers say the finding sheds new light on human evolution.
10 Apr 2021
Critics say officials are stalling the relaunch of the watchdog to avoid accountability for rights violations. A top court has ordered the ruling party to fill empty positions after the previous ones expired in 2019.
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.
13 Feb 2021
US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, discussed issues including trade and human rights. Xi warned against a potential confrontation between the US and China.
8 Oct 2020
Oloture is the story of a young, naive Nigerian journalist who goes undercover to expose the shady underworld of human trafficking.
25 Feb 2020
Someday, in the not-too-distant future, a robot similar to this snake-like prototype could help save lives.⁣⁣ The robot snake was developed at John Hopkins University could help advance search and rescue technology, says Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Chen Li. ⁣
22 Jun 2019
A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensnare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes.

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He was a genius who left a lasting mark on France. As military architect to King Louis XIV, Vauban imagined a series of impregnable citadels to protect the country, from Besançon to the Ile de Ré. Each time, the architect reinvented himself to take into account the local geography and landscape. Today, many of these buildings remain key French landmarks. We take a closer look.