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Anak Krakatau: Giant blocks of rock litter ocean floor

Image copyright Copernicus Data 2019 Shattered remnants from the volcano that generated a devastating tsunami in Indonesia a year ago have been pictured on the seafloor for the first time. Scientists used sonar equipment to image the giant chunks of rock that slid into the ocean when one side of …

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Citizenship Amendment Act: Unrest erupts in Delhi

Media caption‘We have no issues with the students’ Police have clashed with demonstrators in parts of the Indian capital, Delhi, during protests over a controversial new law on migrants. The new law entitles non-Muslim migrants from three Muslim-majority countries to citizenship if they are facing religious persecution. Police used tear …

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Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi accused of ‘silence’ in genocide trial

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Aung San Suu Kyi has called the case “incomplete and incorrect” The Gambia has denounced Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s “silence” over alleged atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. The Muslim-majority African country has accused Myanmar of genocide in a case at the UN’s top court. …

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White Island volcano: Why New Zealand is importing skin

Image copyright AFP/Getty images Doctors treating the victims of the New Zealand volcano are importing skin to treat those burned in the eruption. It is part of the intense medical response to treat those caught up in the disaster. When someone has a burn injury, skin is used as a …

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Citizenship Amendment Bill: India parliament approves controversial law

Image copyright EPA Image caption Violent demonstrations in north-eastern states have left at least 20 injured India’s parliament has approved a bill that grants citizenship to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The bill passed the upper house of parliament by 125 votes to 105. It had already …

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