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154 dead in Seoul stampede, including 26 foreigners

As the country mourned the deadliest tragedy in years and tried to cope with its aftermath, the death toll from the Halloween crowd crush in Seoul has risen to 154, including 26 foreigners. According to officials at the Central Disaster and…

First nuclear power plant in Poland to be built by the US

To reduce coal consumption and gain greater energy independence, Poland chose the US government and Westinghouse to build its first nuclear power plant. For the plant in Pomerania province near the Baltic Sea coast, Prime Minister Mateusz…

UN condemns the terrorist attack on Mogadishu

A terrorist attack targeting Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, that resulted in dozens of deaths and injuries, has been strongly condemned by the United Nations. The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, extended his…

Climate change could trigger an insect apocalypse

Scientists have warned that a global insect apocalypse could have radical effects on the environment and humankind. According to the German press agency (DPA), an international study on the future of insects under climate change scenarios…