At the scene of deadly Ischia mudslide

BBC World News - 27 min 22 sec ago
The BBC's Mark Lowen surveys the damage to homes and cars after a mudslide on the Italian island.
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Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on freed city

NPR - 2 hours 9 min ago
Cars leave Kherson, southern Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. Fleeing shelling, hundreds of civilians on Saturday streamed out of the southern Ukrainian city whose recapture they had celebrated just weeks earlier.

Civilians have streamed out of the southern Ukrainian city whose recapture they had celebrated just weeks earlier, after days of intensive shelling by Russian forces.

(Image credit: Bernat Armangue/AP)

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USA change Iran flag to remove Islamic republic emblem before World Cup clash

NPR - 2 hours 29 min ago

The U.S. soccer federation is displaying Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying it supports protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations' soccer match.

(Image credit: Vahid Salemi/AP)

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Diamond diggers in South Africa's deserted mines break the law — and risk their lives

NPR - 2 hours 31 min ago
Jefferson Ncube, an illegal diamond miner from Zimbabwe, works on his latest tunnel at an abandoned De Beers mine near Kleinzee, South Africa. Ncube is a univeristy graduate, but has been unable to find employment.

Photos show the desperate search for scraps left by big diamond operators. But amid rampant poverty and unemployment, zama-zamas see no other way to provide for their families.

(Image credit: Tommy Trenchard for NPR)

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Taiwan's President billed midterms as all about China. Now she's resigning as party chief

CNN World News - 4 hours 20 min ago
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as the leader of the island's ruling Democratic Progressive Party, after her party suffered heavy losses in mid-term elections.
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Zero-Covid anger grows after deadly China fire

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 22:04
Protesters take to the streets in Shanghai and Nanjing in response to a fire that killed 10 in Urumqi.
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Covid protests widen in China after Urumqi fire

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 19:13
Videos on social media appear to show some protesters asking leader Xi Jinping to resign.
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Venezuela takes first step out of political stalemate

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 18:48
The government and opposition agree that billions of dollars frozen abroad be released to help fund social projects.
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Frontier Airlines drops its customer service line

NPR - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 17:57
A Frontier Airlines plane (right) prepares to take off from Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The budget airline says customers will no longer be able to call a live agent by phone. Frontier is encouraging customers to instead reach out by text, social media and WhatsApp.

(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Charles V: French scientists decode 500-year-old letter

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 17:09
A French team has decoded a letter from Charles V, revealing rumours of an assassination plot.
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Ukraine conflict: How much damage has Russia done to power supplies?

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 17:09
Russian air strikes have hit power supplies and health services, putting millions of lives at risk.
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Jyoti Bhatt: The photographer who preserved rural Indian life

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 17:09
Jyoti Bhatt documented the nuances of rural Indian culture that are on the cusp of disappearing.
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South Africa pit bull attacks: 'We can't live in a world where dogs eat children'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 17:08
Anger mounts after the killing of children, including Keketso Saule, by pit bulls in South Africa.
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Queen Camilla to scrap tradition of ladies-in-waiting

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 16:01
The Queen Consort is ending the traditional title of ladies-in-waiting for assistants at events.
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Lionel Messi's goal revives Argentina's World Cup hopes

NPR - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 13:19

Messi drove a low shot from 25 yards into the bottom corner in the 64th minute. He ran toward Argentina's fans with his arms outstretched before getting mobbed by his jubilant teammates.

(Image credit: Moises Castillo/AP)

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Daughter cannot watch execution of Kevin Johnson, judge rules

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 13:16
Kevin Johnson faces execution in Missouri on Tuesday for the killing of a police officer.
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Equatorial Guinea: World's longest-serving president to continue 43-year-rule

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 12:58
Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema has led the country's authoritarian regime for 43 years.
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Imran Khan says his party will quit all assemblies in Pakistan

NPR - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 12:57

The former prime minister was ousted in a no-confidence vote in parliament in April. He is now in the opposition and has been demanding early elections.

(Image credit: Anjum Naveed/AP)

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Biden eases Venezuela sanctions as opposition talks resume

NPR - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 12:06

The U.S. Treasury Department is allowing Chevron to resume "limited" energy production in Venezuela after years of sanctions have curbed oil and gas profits flowing to President Maduro's government.

(Image credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP)

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Mudslide sweeps across Italian island of Ischia

BBC World News - Sat, 11/26/2022 - 12:03
Those missing are believed to be trapped under the mud.
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