Season's first dolphins killed in Japan: activists Season's first dolphins killed in Japan: activists

The first dolphins of the season were slaughtered on Tuesday in the small Japanese town of Taiji, campaigners said, commencing an annual cull repeatedly condemned by animal rights groups.

dnes, 8:55
Mexico Independence Day: How do Mexicans Celebrate El Grito? Mexico Independence Day: How do Mexicans Celebrate El Grito?

Thousands of Mexicans are set to celebrate Independence Day on 16 September. This day, known by the locals as "El Grito" - which translates as "the cry", or "the shout" -commemorates the start of the revolution which led to independence from the Spanish domination of the country in 1821. Fearing repercussions, Father Hidalgo called a meeting at his church, where he...

dnes, 2:01
The Day I Came Face To Face With Islamic State The Day I Came Face To Face With Islamic State

I was told to wait on the side of a road outside a mosque in the Syrian city of Aleppo. An Emir speaking in the mosque would see me after prayers.

dnes, 2:47
Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."

včera, 19:07
Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain

Hong Kong was shuttered Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.

dnes, 5:12
NASA asteroid defense program falls short: audit NASA asteroid defense program falls short: audit

The US space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule, said a government audit report on Monday.

dnes, 1:43
Sauce and beans banish flavorless baked white fish Sauce and beans banish flavorless baked white fish

Here's the thing about baked white fish, such as haddock or cod: We know we should eat more of it because it's such a healthy choice. Trouble is, we also know that most baked white fish is dry and tasteless.

včera, 18:57
Sweden's new leader seeks allies after shock far-right gains Sweden's new leader seeks allies after shock far-right gains

By Simon Johnson and Daniel Dickson STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's centre-left leader sought to forge a minority government with his defeated centre-right foes on Monday, a day after an election that gave an anti-immigrant party the balance of power. Stefan Lofven's Social Democrats and two other left-leaning parties garnered more votes than the outgoing centre-right Alliance of...

včera, 19:41
Outrage Over Red-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt Outrage Over Red-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters has apologised for its sale of a red-stained "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt that resembled blood splatter reminiscent of the 1970 shootings on the university campus.

včera, 23:00
Israeli, Uzbek held over ammo found in toys at airport Israeli, Uzbek held over ammo found in toys at airport

Two passengers found with ammunition hidden inside toys were arrested on Monday at Israel's Ben Gurion airport, an airport spokesman said.

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