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Three Passengers Are Seriously Injured In Knife Attack On German Train

November 6, 2021

BERLIN, Germany — Three individuals were seriously injured in a knife attack on a high-speed train in Germany, according to the Bavarian Red Cross. A guy has been detained in connection with the morning incident, according to police. At the time of the attack, the train, one of Germany’s high-speed ICE trains, was traveling between […]

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Facebook Blames Worldwide Outage On Error During Routine Maintenance

October 28, 2021

LONDON — According to Facebook, the worldwide outage that took Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours was caused by an accident during normal maintenance. In a blog post, Santosh Janardhan, Facebook’s vice president of infrastructure, revealed that the outage was “triggered not by hostile behavior, but by an error of our own making.” […]

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Africa’s Rare Glaciers Are On The Verge Of Vanishing, According To Climate Research

October 19, 2021

NAIROBI, Kenya — Africa’s rare glaciers may vanish in the next two decades as a result of climate change, according to new research released Tuesday amid dire predictions for the continent that contributes the least to global warming but will bear the brunt of the consequences. The research, issued before the United Nations climate summit […]

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An Antique Crusader Sword Is Found By An Israeli Scuba Diver

October 19, 2021

JERUSALEM — An antique sword dating back to the Crusaders has been discovered by an Israeli scuba diver off the country’s Mediterranean coast. The man was on a weekend dive in northern Israel when he discovered a cache of ancient relics, including anchors, ceramics, and a meter-long (yard-long) sword, according to Israel’s Antiquities Authority. When […]

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Reporter’s Notebook: Returning to ‘Fortress Australia’

October 17, 2021

Because of my own country’s unyielding boundaries, I’ve felt a yawning gulf between myself and my family, as have hundreds of thousands of other Australians living overseas. As I chatted with more and more Australians on the same stranded boat, I realized how many of us had the same sense of loss and desire, as […]

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Army Chiefs From India And China Meet To Calm Border Tensions

October 11, 2021

NEW DELHI, INDIA — According to an Indian army spokesperson, Indian and Chinese army commanders have discussed measures to remove soldiers from major friction zones along their disputed border to end a 17-month impasse that has occasionally resulted in fatal confrontations. The commanders met for the first time in two months on Sunday in Moldo […]

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Archaeologists In Israel Have Discovered An Old Winemaking Facility

October 11, 2021

YAVNE, Israel — Israeli archaeologists said on Monday that they had discovered a huge 1,500-year-old winemaking facility. Five wine presses, warehouses, kilns for manufacturing clay storage containers, and tens of thousands of pieces and jars were unearthed in the central town of Yavne, they added. The find, according to Israel’s Antiquities Authority, proves that Yavne […]

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Residents In Eastern Congo Are Concerned About New Case Of Ebola Outbreak

October 10, 2021

BENI, Congo — Residents of Beni, in eastern Congo, voiced worry on Saturday after learning of a new case of Ebola, barely five months after the nation proclaimed the last outbreak, which killed six people in the region, over. According to the country’s Health Ministry and the National Institute of Biomedical Research, the case was […]

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Second Day In Row, Chinese 30 Military Warplanes Have Flown Over Taiwan

October 3, 2021

TAIPEI, Taiwan — On Saturday, China sent more than 30 military warplanes toward Taiwan, marking the second major show of force in as many days. According to Taiwan’s Defense Ministry, 39 planes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone in two missions, one during the day and the other at night. On Friday, 38 planes […]

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COVID Green Pass Restrictions Are Being Tightened in Israel, Causing Outrage

October 3, 2021

JERUSALEM — On Sunday, Israel’s COVID Green Pass was restricted to enable only individuals who had gotten a booster dose of the vaccination or who had just recovered from coronavirus to access indoor events. Nearly 2 million individuals will lose their vaccination passports in the coming days as a result of the revised requirements. Israel […]

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