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India loses communication with lunar lander

India’s space agency said it lost touch Saturday with its Vikram lunar lander after about 2 kilometers from the surface of the moon. The fate of the lander – whether …


Princess Charlotte starts school

The princess arrived at the school alongside older brother, Prince George, and her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.


Kashmir

Hundreds of people have defied unprecedented security restrictions and held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir


Gibraltar releases Iran supertanker that US sought to seize

Gibraltar on Thursday allowed a detained Iranian supertanker to leave the British overseas territory despite a last-minute U.S. attempt to seize the vessel, potentially defusing tensions between London and Tehran …


Czech Republic Tightrope

French tightrope walker Tatiana-Mosio Bongoga balances over the Vltava river during her performance to open an international new circus festival in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.


Fans recreate Beatles album cover on 50th anniversary

The Beatles caused a traffic spectacle 50 years ago in London’s St. John’s Wood neighborhood when the Fab Four were photographed for the “Abby Road” album cover. Fans recreate the …


Mexico drug mansion auction

The mansion of Chinese-Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon is seen during a media tour in Mexico City, Monday, July 30, 2019. The federal government said Monday it will hold an …


Death toll 33 in Japan animation studio arson

The death toll reached 33 Thursday, July 18, 2019, after a suspected arson destroyed a four-story building housing Kyoto Animation. The studio, located south of the city of Kyoto Japan, …


WHO confirms first Ebola case in Goma, the capital city of North Kivu province, Congo

With Ebola reaching Congo’s eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed case in the regional capital. Dr. …


Heavy Metal Knitting world championship

Teams compete in the first Heavy Metal Knitting world championship, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in Joensuu, Finland. With stage names such as ‘Woolfumes,’ ‘Bunny Bandit’ and ‘9” Needles,’ the goal …


Total eclipse of the sun over Chile and Argentina

Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina.


Commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day

World War II reenactors gathered at dawn on Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019 during commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day.


97-year-old D-Day veteran parachutes into Normandy

Parachutists are jumping over Normandy again, just as soldiers did 75 years ago for D-Day – but this time without being shot at. Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group …


World War II enthusiasts visit Utah Beach

France is preparing to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion which took place on June 6, 1944.


Eiffel Tower zipline

People brave a zipline tied from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, 115 metres above the Champ de Mars gardens along an 800-meters long cable, as part of a …


The men who fought at Normandy

The men who fought on D-Day, June 6, 1944, are now in their 90s or 100s, wrinkled and often moving with the help of a cane or wheelchair. Their hands …


Restoration effort at Notre Dame Cathedral

French Culture Minister Franck Riester says that one month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for restoration to begin.


Aerial photos of fire damaged Notre Dame Cathedral

Images made available by Gigarama.ru on Wednesday April 17, 2019 shows an aerial shots of the fire damage to Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Tuesday April 16. Nearly $1 …


Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Paris police say there is a fire at the French capital’s iconic Notre Dame Cathedral. Flames and black smoke were seen shooting on Monday from the base of the medieval …


Historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, Notre Dame is the most famous of the Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages as well as one of the most beloved structures …


New Zealand mass shootings of Muslims

New Zealand has arrested a suspected gunman in mass shootings that claimed at leas 49 worshippers and pedestrians at two Muslim mosques in the city of Christchurch on Friday, March …


Pope Francis visits United Arab Emirates

Pope Francis urges religion leaders gathered in the Emirates capital city of Abu Dhabi on Monday to work together to reject the “miserable crudeness” of war as he opened the …


Migrant caravan demands transport as 2nd group enters Mexico

The migrant caravan slowly advancing through southern Mexico is demanding the Mexican government help its 4,000 participants reach Mexico City even as a smaller group of Central Americans entered the …


Indonesia earthquake aftermath search and rescue

French rescuers said Friday they were unable to find the possible sign of life they detected a day earlier under the rubble of a hotel that collapsed in the earthquake …


Indonesia tsunami toll tops 800 amid search for survivors

Rescue officials feared the full scale of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami could climb far past the more than 800 already confirmed dead, as several large coastal towns remained cut off …


Virginia man plans accordion serenade to fight racist robocalls

A Virginia man says he’s assembling a small army of accordion-playing clowns to fight hate in North Idaho.


Morandi highway bridge collapse in Italy

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters (nearly 300 …


Project Wing

Project Wing uses Wing Hummingbird drones for delivery. Project Wing, a subsidiary of Google’s parent corporation Alphabet, hasn’t been allowed to fly long distances, over people and beyond the pilot’s …


Hot weather around the world

Rising temperatures have people looking for ways to cool off this summer.


Complete lunar eclipse, longest of this century

Skywatchers around much of the world have begun watching a complete lunar eclipse that is the longest of this century. The so-called “blood moon,” when it turns a deep red, …