World Watch

Syrian peace talks break down; world pledges help

Nations around the world have pledged money towards helping Syrian refugees as the prospects for ending the war in Syria look bleaker than ever.

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Saving Syrian antiquities

An international committee of academics and researchers are taking action to protect Syria’s ancient history.

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France becomes first country to ban supermarket food waste

France has become the first country worldwide to ban supermarkets from destroying unsold food, forcing them instead to donate it to charities […]

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Thank your postal worker

Today is ‘Thank a mailman day’. We celebrate the enduring commitment of postal workers and couriers across the world.

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Underwater exhibition takes museum to new depths

A museum accessible only to snorkelers, divers and sea life is set to open in the watery depths of the […]

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Black Rhino soon to be lost forever?

Rhino numbers across all species are in drastic decline, the black rhino is on the absolute brink of widespread extinction within a matter of years.

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Find your favourite street musician

Find street musicians online from anywhere in the world via an interactive map.

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Up close and personal

Incredible footage of whales breaching captured by stunned onlookers off the coast of Maui.

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What is the Zika virus?

What you need to know about the Zika virus as travel advisories are issued across the world.

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Uber to launch stand-alone food delivery service

New Zealanders and Australians could eventually get food delivered from any restaurant to their door as ride-sharing service Uber looks […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: A legend of civil rights remembered

Today the United States of America celebrates Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service.

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Incredible scientific discoveries of 2015

2015 was an exciting year for science with a number of big discoveries, successful missions, experiments and groundbreaking procedures accomplished.

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The case of the missing book publishers

  Calls are growing louder for the release of a group of political booksellers who criticised China’s elite and are […]

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France remembers victims of January attacks on Paris

Commemorative plaques are unveiled around Paris honouring victims of the terrorist attacks of January 2015.

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Walls of kindness restore faith in humanity

As Iran heads into the depths of winter kind-hearted locals have come up with an innovative scheme to help the […]

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Woman duped lecturer by faking cancer, imminent death

A student who manipulated a lecturer into thinking she had terminal cancer, has been jailed for two years and eight […]

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Australia, New Zealand among best countries to live in

Australia has pipped New Zealand at the post in the ranking of the best countries in the world in a global snapshot […]

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Now hiring: Space Explorer

Looking for adventure? Like a change of scenery? Perhaps an off-planet job is your thing?

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South Korean companies stage mock funerals

South Korean companies are using the bizarre ritual of staging mock funerals in order to increase the happiness of their […]

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The Russian ‘road fairy’ fixing potholes at night

A Russian florist has become an overnight sensation after a video of her was filmed fixing potholes in the midst of darkness […]

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Women elected for first time in Saudi Arabia

A landmark election has seen women become council representatives for the first time in the conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia. […]

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North Korea tries to curry favour with China

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is sending his personal girl band, Moranbong, to Beijing as he seeks to improve […]

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Elephant Parade arrives in Bangkok

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas along with Elephant Parade® has launched the world’s largest open air art exhibition, the ‘Elephant Parade Bangkok 2015’.

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Female genital mutilation coming to an end in Gambia?

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh made an unexpected announcement outlawing the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) on 23 November, effective immediately.

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