News: World

Martin Bashir Apologizes, But Denies His BBC Interview Harmed Princess Diana
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Dustin Jones | May 23, 2021
An independent inquiry into former BBC reporter Martin Bashir revealed the journalist had forged documents in order to secure an interview with Princess Diana. Bashir has since apologized and admitted his wrongdoing, but denied that the interview had any effect on Diana. In Bashir's 1995 interview with Diana, the Princess ...
Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Erupts, Sending Lava For Miles But Sparing A City
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Kat Lonsdorf | May 23, 2021
Two people are seen silhouetted against a night sky turned red by the eruption of Congo's Mount Nyiragongo on Saturday.Justin Kabumba | AP Mount Nyiragongo in Congo erupted suddenly Saturday night, turning the sky a fiery red, sending lava spilling down its sides and threatening the major city of Goma. ...
21 Runners Die In Extreme Weather In China Cross-Country Race
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The Associated Press | May 23, 2021
Emergency personnel and vehicles wait on standby at the Yellow River Stone Forest tourist site in Baiyin in northwestern China's Gansu Province on Sunday.Fan Peishen | AP BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-one people running a mountain ultramarathon have died in northwestern China after hail, freezing rain and gale-force winds hit the ...
Iran Says International Inspectors May No Longer Get Images Of Its Nuclear Sites
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The Associated Press | May 23, 2021
Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf (center) is surrounded by a group of lawmakers in Tehran after being elected speaker of the Iranian parliament on May 28, 2020. Qalibaf says international inspectors may no longer access images of the Islamic Republic's nuclear sites.Vahid Salemi | AP TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament speaker ...
Quiet Holds For 2nd Day In Israel And Gaza As Focus Turns To Rebuilding
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Becky Sullivan | May 22, 2021
Palestinians inspect the rubble of their destroyed houses in Beit Hanun, northern Gaza Strip, on Saturday. The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas appeared to be holding.Fatima Shbair | Getty Images JERUSALEM — The cease-fire between Israel and Gaza held for a second day Saturday, as focus turned to rebuilding after ...
A Rock Band Named Maneskin Wins The Eurovision Song Contest For Italy
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The Associated Press | May 22, 2021
Maneskin from Italy performs "Zitti E Buoni" at the final of the Eurovision Song Contest at Ahoy arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Saturday.Peter Dejong | AP Updated May 23, 2021 at 10:37 AM ET ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Move over sequins, disco beats and power ballads. A four-piece band of ...
Clubhouse Becomes An Emotional Meeting Place For Israelis And Palestinians
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Matt Adams | May 22, 2021
The Clubhouse logo is seen on an iPhone screen in this photo illustration. A Clubhouse room has become a place where Palestinians and Israelis speak openly about the conflict in Gaza.Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto via Getty Images Conversations about sensitive issues on social media often become full-blown arguments. But this ...
Opinion: Remembering Lives Lost In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
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Scott Simon | May 22, 2021
Palestinians walk past a destroyed tower after 11 days of deadly fighting that pounded Gaza and forced countless Israelis to seek shelter from rockets.Ahmed Zakot | SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett Dr. Ayman Abu al-Ouf worked into the small hours last Sunday at al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, where he was ...
China’s Mars Rover Touches Ground On Red Planet
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The Associated Press | May 22, 2021
China's Zhurong rover is depicted on the surface of Mars in this artist's rendering made available by the China National Space Administration on Saturday.CNSA via AP BEIJING (AP) — China's first Mars rover has driven down from its landing platform and is now roaming the surface of the red planet, ...