Like at this pro-PTI protest, the smoke has yet to clear following Pakistan’s election.
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The PTI, the party of jailed former prime minister Imran Khan, won the most seats of any one party – but fell short of reaching the threshold for a majority government.
Ceremonia de castigo por herejía, llamada “auto de fe”, en el pueblo de San Bartolomé Otzolotepec, en el actual México.
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La América Latina colonial albergaba muchas tradiciones espirituales diferentes de culturas indígenas, africanas y asiáticas.
Workers from the Spanish nonprofit Open Waters rescue 178 migrants from different countries, off the coast of Italy in September 2023.
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Germany and Italy are among the countries that are looking for ways to handle rises in undocumented migration and, in many cases, are making it harder for people to remain in their countries.
An old-growth forest of noble fir trees at Marys Peak in Oregon’s Coast Range.
President Biden has called for protecting large, old trees from logging, but many of them could be cut while the regulatory process grinds forward.
A ceremony to punish people for heresy, called an ‘auto da fe,’ in the town of San Bartolome Otzolotepec, in present-day Mexico.
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Conversion was often a violent affair, but that doesn’t mean it was 100% successful. Colonial Latin America was home to many different spiritual traditions from Indigenous, African and Asian cultures.
Catarina was revered in Puebla, Mexico – but devotion to her attracted Catholic authorities’ disapproval after her death.
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Accounts of Asian American history often stop at the US border, but Asians were living in Latin America for centuries before the Declaration of Independence.
The golden Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine, a holy site for Muslims, stands close to the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, in an aerial view of Jerusalem’s Old City.
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Conflicts over the Alsace-Lorraine region and Northern Ireland offer examples of how territory is often at the center of a conflict − and what is necessary to pave the path to peace.
A memorial is left inside a bomb shelter near the Supernova music festival, where eyewitnesses reported Hamas members gang-raping and killing women.
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Sexual violence can be used as a weapon of war. Hamas’ use of sexual violence was likely meant to show its power over Israeli women and girls and to humiliate Israeli men and Israel’s military.
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Con la edad, las vías de señalización química de los músculos se vuelven menos potentes y resulta más difícil desarrollar músculo y mantener la fuerza. Pero los beneficios para la salud del entrenamiento de fuerza aumentan con la edad.
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman had a tumultuous November.
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The board is supposed to stop OpenAI from veering from its mission of building technology that benefits humanity.
Rolling out the red carpet for presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping.
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It’s good to talk − just don’t expect it to result in a reset in relations between Beijing and Washington.
President Joe Biden and Xi Jinping are set to meet for the first time in a year.
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Scholars writing for The Conversation take a deeper look at some of the issues expected to be on the agenda when the leaders of the world’s two biggest economies meet.
Le président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan prononce un discours à Istanbul lors d’une manifestation en soutien aux habitants de Gaza, le 28 octobre 2023.
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Le président turc aimerait jouer les médiateurs, mais il lui est difficile de s’exprimer son soutien au Hamas tout en ménageant Israël.
Fossil fuel emissions are still growing in much of the world.
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With many countries planning fossil fuel production increases and continuing subsidies, negotiators have their work cut out for them when the COP28 climate summit begins.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a pro-Palestinian crowd in Istanbul.
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Turkey and Israel exchanged tit-for-tat diplomatic withdrawals over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s pro-Hamas stance in the regional conflict. But behind that, the picture is more nuanced.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, walks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Turkey walks a fine line between NATO commitments and Western alliances and its dependence on Russia for financial resources and trade.
Programmed cell death such as apoptosis is a common stage of cellular life.
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Your cells die to keep you alive. Cell death does everything from fighting cancer cells and pathogens to forming your fingers and toes.
“Italian Coast Scene with Ruined Tower,” by 19th century American painter Thomas Cole.
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The ‘Shepherd of Hermas’ has been accused of being pedantic, even boring. In the first few centuries of Christianity, though, it was a hit.
Stories from Greek mythology often show the close relationship between humans and plants.
Stories in Greek mythology on the cycle of nature showing youth, death and rejuvenation can have lessons for us today on how grief changes over time and transforms who we are as people.
About 70% of people in Addis Ababa live in informal settlements that are vulnerable to climate change. Amanuel Sileshi/AFP/
Climate change is putting pressure on Ethiopia’s largest city, Addis Ababa, and exposing people to disease and natural disasters.