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1h ago

Venezuelan migrants in Chile face fiery anti-immigration protests

Thousands of local Chileans marched in anti-immigration protests, some setting fire to the belongings of Venezuelan migrants.
Image: Chileans take part in a rally against the migrants in Iquique
Image: Chileans take part in a rally against the migrants in Iquique
3h ago

U.S. detains 14 Mexican soldiers who accidentally crossed border

One was cited for possessing marijuana for personal use, and they were all returned to their home country within hours.
Image: U.S. border agents briefly detain 14 Mexican soldiers in El Paso
Image: U.S. border agents briefly detain 14 Mexican soldiers in El Paso
4h ago

North Korea launches missile as envoy decries 'hostile' U.S. policies at U.N.

“We regret that the missile was fired at a time when political stability on the Korean Peninsula is extremely important,” South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Boo Seung-chan said.
People in Seoul, South Korea, watching a TV showing a file image of North Korea's missile launch on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021.
People in Seoul, South Korea, watching a TV showing a file image of North Korea's missile launch on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021.

Rescue operations underway after miners trapped underground in Canada

Rescue operations are underway after 39 miners were trapped underground in Ontario, Canada. The miners have access to food and water as crews work to save them. 
Rescue operations underway after miners trapped underground in Canada
Rescue operations underway after miners trapped underground in Canada
5h ago

Two transgender women win seats in German parliament

Tessa Ganserer, 44, and Nyke Slawik, 27, both from the Greens party, will be members of the next German Bundestag.
Image: Tessa Ganserer
Image: Tessa Ganserer
6h ago

U.S. plans infrastructure projects in Latin America to counter China initiatives

A delegation of U.S. officials is on a tour of Latin America to scout development projects to potentially counter China's Belt and Road Initiative.
The streets of Bogota, Colombia on April 7, 2020.
The streets of Bogota, Colombia on April 7, 2020.

Venezuela: 'Deep concern' over use of Cuba's Covid vaccine

Cuba developed three homegrown vaccines against Covid-19, but they have not been approved by the WHO and the data has not been published in scientific journals.
Venezuela Begins Use Of Cuban Abdala Covid-19 Vaccine
Venezuela Begins Use Of Cuban Abdala Covid-19 Vaccine
8h ago

19 of 39 trapped miners rescued in Canada, company says

Vale said the incident happened when a scoop bucket being sent underground Sunday afternoon detached, blocking the mine shaft.
Totten Mine headframe, Worthington, Ontario, Canada
Totten Mine headframe, Worthington, Ontario, Canada

Under 40? Expect an 'unprecedented' life of extreme heat waves, droughts and floods

A study shows stark intergenerational inequities across the board, but the researchers say climate change will affect children in developing countries even more acutely.
Image: A child walks a boat through floodwater Aug. 30, 2021 in Kiln, Mississippi. Tropical Storm Ida made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in Louisiana and brought flooding and wind damage along the Gulf Coast.
Image: A child walks a boat through floodwater Aug. 30, 2021 in Kiln, Mississippi. Tropical Storm Ida made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in Louisiana and brought flooding and wind damage along the Gulf Coast.
9h ago

Army on standby in U.K. as panic buying leaves gas pumps dry

The government said some military tanker drivers were ready to be deployed to deliver fuel if necessary.
Lorry driver shortage
Lorry driver shortage
9h ago

Where women took shelter from abuse, Taliban now in control

Over the past two decades activists set up women’s around Afghanistan. But even before the militant takeover, conservatives viewed them with suspicion.
Image: Pul-e-Charkhi prison
Image: Pul-e-Charkhi prison