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Can ice structures solve a Himalayan water crisis?

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
It's midnight at 3,500m (11,000ft) above sea level, the coldest time of the day, in one of the coldest places on the planet. In the middle of winter, temperatures here ...

US lifts most economic sanctions on Sudan

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2 mentions1 week ago
The US is lifting most of the economic and trade sanctions it first imposed on Sudan two decades ago. However Sudan will remain listed as a state sponsor of terror.

Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas blasts

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2 mentions1 week ago
Huge explosions have rocked a natural gas station in Ghana's capital Accra, killing at least one person. The blasts sent a giant fireball into the sky and forced residents to ...

Deadly storm scatters ships in SA

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2 mentions6 days ago
Moored ships were blown away as a "supercell thunderstorm" swept through South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least eight people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters ...

Uncovering China's state aid empire

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2 mentions6 days ago
China has a long list of state secrets - how many people it puts to death every year, and even the birthdays of its top leaders. But now, overseas researchers ...