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Documenting emperor penguins in Antarctica

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingGerman photographer and film-maker Stefan Christmann spent two winters alongside a 10,000-strong colony of emperor penguins in Atka Bay, Antarctica.image copyrightStefan...

Syria war: 'This is the price we had to pay for freedom'

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightAFPTen years of war in Syria has devastated the country, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and uprooting millions more....

Palestinian 'Techno Queen' Sama' Abdulhadi faces court over shrine event

A Palestinian DJ is facing a court hearing in the coming weeks, after being accused of breaking rules around performing near a holy shrine...

Taylor Swift criticises Netflix show for 'deeply sexist joke'

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightReutersTaylor Swift has accused a Netflix show of "degrading" women for featuring a joke she branded "deeply sexist".The pop star...

Covid: France approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightEPAThe French government says older people with pre-existing conditions can now get AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, revising its stance on the...

Zoom sees more growth after 'unprecedented' 2020

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesZoom boss Eric Yuan, whose business exploded during the pandemic, says working from home is here to stay.The video...

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: BBC reporter Girmay Gebru detained by military

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingThe BBC reporter in Ethiopia's conflict-hit region of Tigray has been detained by the military. Witnesses say Girmay Gebru, who works...

'A very close call': Lady Gaga's dog-walker tells of ordeal

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesLady Gaga's dog-walker has spoken out for the first time from hospital about his "very close call with...

Yemen conflict: UK cuts aid citing financial pressure from Covid

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightEPABritain has drastically cut its aid to Yemen, which has been devastated by conflict for six years, saying the pandemic...

Syria war: Tens of thousands of detainees still missing, UN says

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightAFPTens of thousands of civilians are still missing after being detained arbitrarily during 10 years of civil war in Syria,...

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