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How China would invade Taiwan

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:11 am

Beijing won't talk about Hong Kong at G20

A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:29 am

Italian mafia boss escapes from prison

An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 9:29 am

737 Max pilot sues Boeing for 'emotional stress'

An anonymous pilot is suing Boeing, alleging the company "demonstrated reckless indifference and conscious disregard for the flying public" in its development of the 737 Max.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:26 pm

World's favorite super-cheap computer upgraded

Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized desktop computer that has won over millions of hobbyists. It just got a big upgrade: The first major new edition of Raspberry Pi since February 2016 launches Monday, promising faster speeds and support for more modern devices.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:15 pm

Yahoo owner's turnaround plan: Build a 'super-app'

Six months ago, Verizon declared that its media brands were virtually worthless. Now it's trying to reinvent the business under a new name, with a plan to turn readers into online shoppers.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:53 pm

This online grocer is backing Europe's biggest vertical farm

A leading online grocer is getting into the vertical farming business.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 3:57 pm

Your electric car could become a mini power station

Vehicle to Grid, or V2G, is a pioneering new tech that allows electric car batteries to be used as two way storage for the energy grid.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:00 pm

She's not having kids because of climate change

Published on 20 June 2019 | 3:28 am

Britain's most impressive hats on show

Hat lovers can appreciate the work of a good milliner any day of the year, but one occasion stands above the rest: Royal Ascot.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 5:33 am

Stunning looks from Britain's social elite

Royal Ascot is one of the world's most prestigious horse races and a highlight of the British summer social season. Each June, more than 300,000 visitors travel to the five-day event -- among them Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family, including Prince Charles, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 11:45 am

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture

In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul.

Published on 11 July 2018 | 10:20 am

Striking photos show environmental decline along the Ganges

There's a dreamlike quality to Giulio Di Sturco's photograph of Hindus preparing to bathe in the Ganges. Taken in soft morning light, the image shows devotees assembled by the river, their figures artfully reflected in its still, sacred waters.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 4:26 am

New plane wing could radically change aircraft design

Plane wings are traditionally strong, thick and sturdy but a team of researchers led by NASA has created a flexible wing that morphs as it flies.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 9:44 am

Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone

Don't you wish those long summer days could last forever? An island in northern Norway is campaigning to do just that.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 6:36 pm

9 things to do in the yoga capital of the world

For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the Beatles and their sojourn to study transcendental meditation in 1968.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 1:39 am

The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu

Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered in the 1970s.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 2:12 pm

This fire has been burning for 4,000 years

"This fire has burned 4,000 years and never stopped," says Aliyeva Rahila. "Even the rain coming here, snow, wind -- it never stops burning."

Published on 31 October 2018 | 1:29 pm

Four teens rush into a burning home to save their neighbor's life

Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 11:46 am

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