China on Friday operationalised its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh.
More than 60 endangered African penguins were found dead near Cape Town in South Africa. Scientists were first puzzled what caused their death – but a post mortem concluded it was a swarm of bees. The penguins were found dead on the world-famous Boulders Beach, just 45 minutes outside Cape Town center, with many with bee stings around their eyes, which experts have said was unprecedented. DW correspondent Adrian Kriesch reports. @DW
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Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges have been released from prison and flown out of the country, hours after the chief financial officer of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies, Meng Wanzhou was too released from home detention in Canada.
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In case you missed it, and were left wondering why Om Prakash Mishra of bol na aunty au kya fame was trending, here is why. Pakistan's information minister Fawad Chaudhry blamed India for the security threat that resulted in New Zealand calling off its cricket tour and netizens were left in splits because...
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India and the US have jointly issued a statement addressing the Taliban. The heads of the two nations called on the Taliban to adhere to its commitments and respect the human rights of all Afghans.
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The remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has carried out what may be the world's fastest vaccination campaign - completing the inoculation of 90 percent of its adult population against COVID-19 in just one week.
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