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Bolsonaro backs off attacks on Brazil’s institutions

President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday backed off his heated attacks on Brazil's federal institutions, insisting that his recent jabs at the Supreme...

Pro-Bolsonaro truckers lift Brazil highway blockades

Brazilian truck drivers rallying in support of President Jair Bolsonaro ended three days of road blockades across the country Thursday after...

Breaking barriers : Russian woman leads the way on Arctic ship

Peering through her binoculars at icebergs ahead, Diana Kidzhi shouts at the helmsman of a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker approaching the...

When a nuclear icebreaker stops at the North Pole

Smoking a pipe and looking out over the vast, icy Arctic, captain Dmitry Lobusov sounds his ship's horn to signal to passengers they are near...

For pilots, Kabul evacuations a flight like no other

The approach is filled with danger. The conditions on the ground are chaotic, but precise organisation and timing are needed. And the passengers...

Indonesia sets sail on maritime vaccination drive

Indonesia is taking its vaccination drive to the sea as the world's biggest archipelago nation ramps up a bid to innoculate its huge population.

Indonesia seizes tanker wanted over Cambodian oil heist

Indonesia's navy said Wednesday it has seized a tanker and its crew who were wanted on charges of stealing nearly 300,000 barrels of crude oil...

Two injured in acid attack at station in Tokyo

Two people suffered burns in an acid attack at a Tokyo subway station with the perpetrator still at large, police and local media said Wednesday.

California ‘gig worker’ ballot ruled unconstitutional

A California voter-approved referendum that lets many "gig workers" be treated as independent contractors was ruled unconstitutional on Friday,...

London’s Tower Bridge reopens to traffic after being stuck

London's Tower Bridge reopened Tuesday to traffic, after a "technical failure" left the 19th-century landmark's arms pointing skyward for almost...

France extends Macron’s Covid pass despite protests

France on Monday began enforcing a Covid pass championed by President Emmanuel Macron in cafes, restaurants and trains, a tightening of rules...

Vast infrastructure bill overcomes key hurdle in US Senate

A vast new investment plan aimed at modernizing America's infrastructure overcame a key legislative hurdle in the US Senate on Sunday, with legislation...

Striking Canadian border agents reach deal on salaries, work environment

A strike by Canadian border agents has ended with an agreement on raises and other issues, a union announced.

US eyes Iran over ship ‘hijacking’ as tensions rise

The United States said Wednesday it suspected Iranian involvement in the alleged hijacking of a ship in the Gulf of Oman as it vowed to work...

France to introduce anti-Covid pass for cafes, trains from Aug 9

France will from August 9 enforce new legislation that will make a health pass compulsory to visit a cafe, board a plane or travel on an inter-city...

Russia races to build giant ice-breakers for Arctic dominance

At Saint Petersburg's historic Baltic Shipyard, cranes hover over the shining Neva River as hundreds of workers build four nuclear-powered ice-breakers.

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