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Videographic showing how electric cars work. More than half the cars produced by Porsche will be electric by 2025, the German manufacturer's North American chief said Tuesday as he set out plans to overtake market leader Tesla.
The French satellite specialist Thales Alenia Space is about to send a 3.6-ton geostationary spacecraft ordered by Eutelsat into space. Both groups intend to provide a low-cost solution to provide high-speed Internet to most of Africa as well as t...
Short videographic on the e-cigarette. Just hours after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced he would ban e-cigarette use, police were ordered on Wednesday to begin arresting people caught vaping in public and to confiscate the devices.
Videographic on global warming. Oil, gas and coal output already planned or in the pipeline will overwhelm efforts to cap global warming at levels consistent with a liveable planet, the UN and leading research groups warned Wednesday.
Cleaners remove barricades put up by anti-government protesters at Hong Kong Polytechnic University which in recent days has been the epicentre of clashes between demonstrators and riot police.
Excavators and cleaners clear debris at the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University as dozens of pro-democracy protesters remain holed up inside the campus for a fourth straight day.
Students shouting "Respect the Church" demonstrate at the Central American University in Managua, throwing water and dirt at security forces blocking the entrance. On Monday, pro-government supporters broke into the city's Catholic cathedral to tr...
Pope Francis arrives in Thailand, the first leg of an Asian tour that will sweep in Japan and carry a message of interreligious dialogue and nuclear disarmament.
Some of the anti-government protesters occupying Hong Kong Polytechnic University are attempting risky escape routes as the siege enters a fourth day.
Vaulted ceilings and rows of stone columns stretch into the humid darkness deep below the Philippine capital, where workers are transforming an over century-old underground reservoir into a draw for tourists.
Yemeni street artist unveils Paris mural to highlight "international hypocrisy" in forgotton conflic
Yemeni street artist Murad Subay unveils a huge mural in the Marais, in the heart of Paris, to challenge the "international hypocrisy" regarding the bloody but largely ignored conflict in his country. An artist in residence in the south of France...
Kurt Volker, the former special US envoy to Ukraine, and National Security Council official Timothy Morrison are sworn in ahead of a public hearing of the House Intelligence Committee in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
From a control room in the middle of Dubai's desert, Norway's sunrises and sunsets and the cool currents of the Atlantic are recreated for the benefit of thousands of salmon raised in tanks despite searing conditions outside.
Newly government-issued coal causes widespread health problems and deaths in Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar also known to be one of the most polluted cities in the world. Mongolian officials say the briquettes last longer and emit fewer fumes.
Munich auction house Hermann Historica is at the heart of a controversy after offering its customers the opportunity to buy nearly 900 Nazi items, including a top hat that belonged to Adolf Hitler. The sale takes place on Wednesday 20 November and...
Hundreds of protesters gather in Italy Square in Santiago, marking a month of furious, near daily street demonstrations that have roiled the country and signalled an overhaul of Chile's social and economic model.
Bolivian army and police accompany fuel tanks on route to deliver supplies from Bolivia's El Alto to La Paz, which is facing shortages, after the Senkata fuel plant was overtaken by supporters of former president Evo Morales.
Protesters besiege Lebanon's parliament in Beirut, forcing it to postpone a session to discuss draft laws which critics say would let corrupt politicians off the hook.
Sweden's prosecution authority says it had dropped its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape allegation, despite prosecutors finding the plaintiff's claim "credible".
Washington's celebrity giant panda Bei Bei leaves the city's zoo to begin his journey to China, the land of his ancestors, which he has never walked on. The rules of 'panda diplomacy' dictate that once a panda reaches the age of four, he or she is...
The town of Mirepoix-sur-Tarn, north of Toulouse, awakens the day after the collapse of a suspension bridge which led to the deaths of two people, including the driver driving what is believed to be an "overweight" lorry at the time of the accident.
Jennifer Williams, an advisor to Vice President Mike Pence, and Alexander Vindman, a Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, swear in before Congress in the first day of a critical week of public impeachment hearings.
The UN rights office says that it is "alarmed" by reports that live ammunition was used against protesters in Iran and had caused a significant number of deaths across the country.
Videographic on wildfires. Sydney was shrouded in dangerous haze Tuesday as smoke from bushfires blazing along Australia's eastern seaboard sent pollution levels soaring in the country's biggest city.