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An aerial photo shows wildfires in Kacarlar village near the Mediterranean coastal town of Manavgat, Antalya, Turkey, Saturday.
August 01, 2021

Wildfires rage in Turkey as more tourists evacuated from resorts

Construction equipment is parked near the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Taishan in southern China’s Guangdong Province in June 2021. — courtesy CNN
August 01, 2021

China nuclear reactor shut down for maintenance because of fuel rod damage

File photo of US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, speaking in front of US President Joe Biden.
August 01, 2021

Sullivan conveys to Tunisian president, Biden’s strong support for country's democracy

The UN Development Program has been supporting reconstruction efforts including the installation of solar power panels. — courtesy UNDP Lebanon
August 01, 2021

A year after the Beirut explosions

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South Sudanese refugee, Yiech Pur Biel, runs the 800-meters for the Refugee Olympic Team in Rio. (August 2016) — courtesy UNHCR/Benjamin Loyseau
August 01, 2021

Olympic athletes describe the power of sport to change the world

August 01, 2021

Pregnant women urged to get vaccinated as Delta variant spreads

August 01, 2021

Fully vaccinated expats can return to Kuwait as of Sunday

An untitled Gujarati family portrait is among the 14 items set to be returned. — courtesy National Gallery of Australia.
July 31, 2021

National Gallery of Australia to return $2.2m of 'stolen' artworks to India

The National Geographic has listed Dubai's 'Museum of the Future' as one of the 14 most beautiful museums in the world for its astounding architecture and sophisticated technological innovations.
July 31, 2021

National Geographic lists Dubai's 'Museum of the Future' among world's 14 most beautiful museums

Dozens of panicked tourists and locals were evacuated by boat in Italy and Turkey as forest fires raged in both nations over the weekend.
July 31, 2021

Dramatic evacuations by sea as forest fires rage in Italy and Turkey

Pakistani authorities have imposed a lockdown in the southern Sindh province, including the commercial hub of Karachi and other urban centers, amid an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases.
July 31, 2021

Pakistan locks down Karachi amid increase in COVID-19 cases

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