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4h ago

Martin Bashir resigns amid investigation into explosive 1995 Princess Diana interview

The BBC started investigating Bashir last November to determine whether the journalist used deceptive means to force Diana into an interview in 1995.
Princess Diana Being Interviewed
Princess Diana Being Interviewed
6h ago

Israeli military accused of using media to trick Hamas

“They didn’t lie,” said Or Heller, a veteran military correspondent on Israel’s Channel 13 TV. “It was a manipulation. It was smart and it was successful.”
Image: Israeli soldiers walk next to tanks near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on its Israeli side
Image: Israeli soldiers walk next to tanks near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on its Israeli side
9h ago

Thousands take part in pro-Palestinian protests in cities across the world

Demonstrations in Sydney, London and Paris see many holding banners and chanting pro-Palestinian slogans.
Image: Londoners Show Support For Palestinians
Image: Londoners Show Support For Palestinians
9h ago

China becomes only second nation in history to land a rover on Mars

The landing is a major milestone for China's space agency, which has advanced rapidly in just a few decades.
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12h ago

Iran's hard-line judiciary chief registers to run for presidency

Although Raisi lost in his 2017 presidential bid to Hassan Rouhani, he still garnered nearly 16 million votes.
Image: Ebrahim Raisi
Image: Ebrahim Raisi
15h ago

At least 12 dead as tornadoes rip through two Chinese provinces

"I've grown up in Wuhan and I've never seen anything like it," one resident of the city posted on China's Weibo app.
Image: CHINA-WEATHER-TORNADO
Image: CHINA-WEATHER-TORNADO

Greece reopens tourism to Americans

Vaccinated Americans or those with a negative PCR test are now free to travel to Greece, no quarantine required. 
Greece reopens tourism to Americans
Greece reopens tourism to Americans

Israel-Hamas aerial attacks escalate ahead of potential ground invasion

Israel has deployed thousands of troops to the Gaza border ahead of a possible ground invasion. 
Israel-Hamas aerial attacks escalate ahead of potential ground invasion
Israel-Hamas aerial attacks escalate ahead of potential ground invasion
1d ago

Russia casts star for movie shot in space as it races to beat Tom Cruise, NASA

The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, announced Thursday that it had selected its crew to headline the film, which will be called "Challenge."
Image:  International Space Station
Image:  International Space Station
1d ago

Israel steps up Gaza bombardment as fears of ground invasion grow

Days of fighting between Israel and Hamas — the militant group that governs the Gaza Strip — have killed more than 100 Palestinians, including 31 children, and eight Israelis.
Image: An Israeli 155mm self-propelled howitzer, loaded on a trailer, arrives at a position along the Israel-Gaza border
Image: An Israeli 155mm self-propelled howitzer, loaded on a trailer, arrives at a position along the Israel-Gaza border
1d ago

Buildings reduced to rubble: Inside the escalation between Israel and Gaza

Israel stepped up its bombardment of Gaza early Friday as tanks and artillery joined aerial attacks, an escalation that intensified fears of an all-out invasion.
Conflict in the Middle East
Conflict in the Middle East