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Climate crisis triggers spike in lightning strike deaths in India

Jaipur, India: Faizuddin is still traumatized from the lightning strike that killed his three friends as they took selfies atop a 400-year-old fort in...

Security clampdown in Indian Kashmir after death of separatist icon Geelani

Sri Nagar, India: Indian authorities imposed a security clampdown in disputed Kashmir late Wednesday after the death of separatist icon Syed Ali Geelani...

ABBA announces new album release after 4 decades

London, United Kingdom: Swedish pop icons Abba on Thursday announced that they are releasing a new album as well as putting on a show...

Norway pushes back reopening as Covid surges

Oslo, Norway: Norway on Thursday again postponed the full lifting of its health restrictions as Covid-19 infections reach record highs in the Scandinavian country. The...

New Orleans flood defenses hold, 16 years after Katrina failure

New Orleans, United States: New Orleans, still scarred by the devastation wrought 16 years ago by Hurricane Katrina, held its breath as Ida bore...

Stalin-era mass graves unearthed in Ukraine

Odessa, Ukraine: The remains of up to 20,000 people have been found in Ukraine's southern city of Odesa as excavations continue at a site...

Apple plans classical music app with buy of Primephonic

San Francesco, United States: Apple on Monday announced it is buying classical music streaming service Primephonic and will launch an app dedicated to the...

Sri Lanka reports rare birth of elephant twins

Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka's main elephant orphanage recorded a rare twin birth Tuesday as a 25-year-old named Surangi delivered healthy male calves. They are...

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