Plastic recycling: Australian engineers create a ‘micro’ solution

A micro-recycling factory in Sydney could revolutionise the way old plastics are turned into new materials.

Kobe Bryant death: Bad weather considered in crash investigations

NBA star's helicopter crashed outside Los Angeles. Witnesses say heavy fog, poor visibility may have played a part.

Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan central province – media

Preview An Ariana Afghan Airlines plane has crashed in the country’s central Ghazni Province on Monday, reportedly controlled by the Taliban, local media say citing official.
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Turkey ‘seriously’ preparing for possible Istanbul earthquake

Minister says '[magnitude] 7.5' earthquake is likely in Istanbul as rescue efforts continue in quake-hit southeast.

Remembering Auschwitz: 75 years since camp’s liberation

Survivors attend a memorial ceremony to mark 75 years since the Soviet army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Mexico homicide march: Kin of deceased protest high murder rate

As 2019 murder rate hits record high in Mexico, relatives say President Lopez Obrador's policies have failed.

More Afghan women reporting sexual harassment, year on year

Rise in sexual harassment cases reported may reflect small gains Afghan women are making in society.

Trump wanted Ukraine aid tied to probes of rivals: Report

Ex-aide John Bolton says in unpublished book Trump wanted to freeze aid until Kyiv helped investigations, report says.

Mongolia closes border with China, shuts down ALL universities & training...

Preview China’s northern neighbor Mongolia has decided to close border crossings and all universities across the country, in a bid to stop the rapid spread of the previously-unknown coronavirus that has killed more than 80 people.
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Israel’s settlements: Over 50 years of land theft explained

More than 600,000 Israelis live in illegal settlements in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem.

Lebanon’s parliament to debate new budget amid protests

New Lebanon government set to ratify financial plan hoped to salvage economy in tailspin.

Stock finally ran out? France ‘bans’ protester-maiming grenade not manufactured since...

Preview France is finally joining the rest of Europe by withdrawing explosives from its arsenal of crowd control tools. The announced retirement of the protester-maiming GLI-F4 grenade however may be due to stocks running out.
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Lassa fever outbreak kills dozens in Nigeria

At least 29 killed and 195 cases of the disease confirmed in the latest outbreak to hit the country, government says.

‘Giant in sports’: World reacts to death of NBA star Kobe...

Tributes pour in from around the world after former Los Angeles Lakers player was killed in a helicopter crash.

Hong Kong hospital hit by homemade bomb day after protesters set...

Preview A small bomb prompted evacuation and temporarily disrupted work at a hospital in Hong Kong. Masked protesters had earlier firebombed a proposed quarantine area for possible coronavirus victims.
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