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North Korea says it tested ‘super-large’ cruise missile warhead and new anti-aircraft missile

The country is expanding military capabilities in the face of deepening tensions with the United States and South Korea.
Image: TOPSHOT-NKOREA-MILITARY
Image: TOPSHOT-NKOREA-MILITARY
3h ago

More than 2,100 people are evacuated as an Indonesian volcano spews clouds of ash

Officials worry that part of the volcano could collapse into the sea and cause a tsunami, as happened in an eruption there in 1871.
Image: INDONESIA-VOLACNO
Image: INDONESIA-VOLACNO

Israel carries out limited strikes on Iran, with the extent of damage unclear

Whether this turns into a dangerous escalatory spiral “will depend on how much damage was done inside of Iran,” former CIA Director John Brennan said.
Israeli Iron Dome air defense system launches to intercept missiles fired from Iran, in central Israel on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
Israeli Iron Dome air defense system launches to intercept missiles fired from Iran, in central Israel on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
20h ago

Chinese runner's win is revoked after investigation into Beijing Half Marathon

An inquiry found that three African runners slowed down at the end of the race to allow He Jie, a member of China’s marathon team and a national record holder, to finish first.
Half-marathon in Beijing
Half-marathon in Beijing

Woman who sent Harry Styles 8,000 cards in a month sentenced to 14 weeks in jail for stalking

Myra Carvalho, 35, sent the thousands of greeting cards in less than a month to the pop superstar.
Harry Styles
Harry Styles
20h ago

U.S. deports about 50 Haitians to nation hit with gang violence, ending monthslong pause in flights

A migrant advocacy group said the U.S. was “knowingly condemning the most vulnerable, who came to us in their time of need, to imminent danger.”
Armed police officers monitor a street
Armed police officers monitor a street

Nearly half of China's major cities are sinking, researchers say

The authors of the paper, published by the journal Science, found that 45% of China’s urban land was sinking faster than 3 millimeters per year.
Members of the Peoples Armed Police wade through receding floodwaters as they help to retrieve goods from a building in Zhuozhou, China
Members of the Peoples Armed Police wade through receding floodwaters as they help to retrieve goods from a building in Zhuozhou, China
21h ago

Ecuador's President Noboa looks set to win vote on new security measures

Recent polls suggest voters are more likely than not to support the referendum calling for allowing the military to patrol and extraditing accused criminals, among other measures.
Daniel Noboa in Madrid
Daniel Noboa in Madrid
22h ago

Apple pulls WhatsApp and Threads from China app store after Beijing order

Telegram and Signal — two other foreign messaging apps — were also removed from the store on Friday, according to app tracking firms Qimai and AppMagic.
Apple Store in Shanghai
Apple Store in Shanghai

New exhibit in New York re-creates Israeli music festival attacked on Oct. 7 

The exhibit’s organizers say they want to offer visitors a “sacred space” for remembrance, as well as a way to “responsibly explore” the atrocities Hamas committed in Israel.
Nova Exhibition Installation
Nova Exhibition Installation
2d ago

Catholic Church in communist Cuba proposes an open dialogue with the government

The late Fidel Castro declared Cuba an atheist state until the 1990s, but since then the Catholic Church has taken an active role during tense political periods.
Father Ariel Suárez
Father Ariel Suárez

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