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After Paris: Now what for world climate?

After a champagne moment in Paris, where ministers from around the world crafted a pact to fight perilous climate change, comes the complex part. Experts are under no illusion that…

Emotion and defiance as Eagles of Death Metal go back on stage in Paris

Eagles of Death Metal, the American rock band who survived a jihadist attack on their concert in Paris last month, made an emotional return to the stage in the French…

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Europe fails on electronics recycling goals

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – Only a third of Europe's electronic waste is properly recycled, with vast numbers of cellphones, computers & televisions illegally traded or dumped, a study…

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Western China

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has killed three people & damaged thousands of buildings in western China. Video footage captures the moment frightened residents dashed into the streets as the powerful…

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Babbler birds 'convey meaning'

Babbler birds do more than babble – they appear to communicate like humans, scientists have revealed. The chestnut-crowned babbler, from Australia, re-arranges apparently random sounds to produce calls that convey…