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At least 1 dead, 18 injured in twin blasts at Jerusalem bus stops

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 23, 2022

TEL AVIV, Israel — At least one person was killed and 18 people were injured in explosions at two different bus stops in the greater Jerusalem area on Wednesday. One person died in the hospital after suffering critical injuries, a spokesperson for the ZAKA rescue service confirmed. Several people sustained serious injuries, Israel's rescue service said. The first blast occurred at a bus stop ...
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Kyiv rattled as attacks on Ukraine’s infrastructure cut power

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 23, 2022

Explosions rattled Kyiv on Wednesday and an infrastructure facility was hit amid reports of a barrage of Russian missile strikes across Ukraine. Mayor Vitali Klitschko and other authorities said emergency services had been deployed after multiple blasts sounded in districts across the city. “Russian terrorists are trying to destroy energy objects in Ukraine,” Kyrylo Tymoshenko, an official at ...

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A glittering welcome

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 21, 2022

Tourists arriving at Toyako Onsen in Hokkaido are enjoying the welcome of an illuminated tunnel at the Nigiwai Hiroba space in the center of the hot springs resort, with twinkling green, blue, pink and other bulbs adding to the delight.
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As the Amazon rainforest goes dry, a desperate wait for water

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 21, 2022

RIO BRANCO, Brazil - In her 60 years of life in the Amazon, Antonia Franco dos Santos has never had much money. Food was sometimes scarce. But never in the forest, with its heavy rains and endless rivers, had she known a life without water - not until she moved to this city along the southern crest, where her reserves are now down to the last gallon and the deliveryman is nowhere to be seen.
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Ukraine will help Kherson residents leave before winter

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 20, 2022

As winter approaches, Ukraine’s government is planning to help residents leave the recaptured southern city of Kherson, where Russian soldiers blew up and tore down critical infrastructure before their recent retreat, cutting off supplies of running water, heat and electricity.
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With the US out of Afghanistan, China comes calling

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 20, 2022

KABUL, Afghanistan — The first thing you see walking out of Kabul's airport is a billboard advertising Chinatown, which, if you visit, turns out to be a plain, off-white trio of 10-story towers in the Afghan capital's Taimani district.
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Iran will help Russia build drones for Ukraine war, Western officials say

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 19, 2022

WASHINGTON - After weeks of savaging Ukrainian cities with Iranian-made drones, Moscow has quietly reached an agreement with Tehran to begin manufacturing hundreds of unmanned weaponized aircraft on Russian soil, according to new intelligence seen by U.S. and other Western security agencies.
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North Korea fires suspected ICBM after warning US on exercises

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 18, 2022

North Korea test-fired a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile with an estimated range long enough to carry a warhead to the American mainland, prompting the U.S. to condemn what it said was an unlawful action. The North Korean missile was launched Friday, a day after Pyongyang warned the U.S. to halt allied military drills in the region or face retribution. President Joe Biden was ...

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