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DR Congo gold mine collapse leaves 50 feared dead

Up to 50 people, "most of them young", may have been killed by the mine collapse in DR Congo.

Long-Term Solutions Sought for Migrants Displaced by Fires on Lesbos Island

Thousands of vulnerable people, including children, pregnant women, elderly people and people with disabilities are sleeping in the open

'Yellow vest' France protests: Demonstrators return to streets of Paris

More than 200 people are arrested as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in the French capital.

India-China dispute: China returns five missing Indian nationals

Chinese troops abducted the five Indian civilians in a disputed border area, reports say.

Pakistani Journalist Arrested for Articles Critical of Military

Bilal Farooqi is accused of ‘spreading hateful content’ on social media, according to police, his family

Iranian Wrestler Navid Afkari Executed Over 2018 Security Guard Killing

Afkari's case had sparked an outcry from Iranians and human rights groups; Trump also called on Tehran this month not to execute the wrestler

Pennsylvania Teacher Discusses Hybrid Teaching

Schools across the U.S. are teaching in a new, pandemic reality. NPR's Scott Simon talks with high school instructor Susan Heydt about her school's decision to mix in-person and remote learning.

College Football Gives Iowa State University Normalcy During Pandemic

Colleges and universities are trying to mitigate the risk of students spreading the coronavirus by moving social activities outdoors and mandating social distance in class and in dorms.

Europe's Wartime Memories Aggravate Resentment of Germany

A series of recent ugly disputes partly rooted in the past has brought Germany's relations with Poland and others on the continent to an alarming low

Afghan Rivals Begin Historic Peace Talks; US Cautiously Optimistic

Analysts anticipate a long process between representatives of the Taliban and the Afghan government