State of emergency over a polar bear 'invasion'

State of emergency over a polar bear 'invasion'

Russia's northeastern Novaya Zemlya archipelago, which has a population of around 3,000 people, has appealed for help to tackle "a mass invasion of polar bears into inhabited areas," regional authorities said in a statement. #Arctic, #polarbears, ...
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Sister of man executed in Egypt speaks out

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Executed prisoners in Egypt confessed under torture

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Syrian woman talks about abuse and torture in Assad regime prison

Syrian woman talks about abuse and torture in Assad regime prison

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Ice cream-shaped sculptures preserve memory of child victims of the Gaza war

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Alabama paper calls for the KKK to 'night ride' again

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UK revokes citizenship of British national who joined Daesh

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Egypt executes nine men

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Trump-Saudi nuclear deal under investigation

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History of NATO

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The War in Syria: At least four people killed in regime shelling

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Syrian military carried out more than 300 chemical attacks: report

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Man arrested for attacking Sikh clerk thinking he was Muslim

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