More than 18,500 residents of Ludwigshafen had to leave their homes while the bomb was defused.
“What we’re seeing now is something that we haven’t seen in the last 100 years,” says the author of a book on the growing intensity of wildfire seasons.
There was no word on whether any of those killed were visiting the city of Harbin for the race, which draws tens of thousands from China and around the world.
Abuse survivors and their advocates around the world were closely watching what the pope said about the crisis that has undermined the church around the world.
Many Catholics were hoping Francis would use the wreckage of the Irish church as a backdrop to unveil muscular measures to protect children from abuse. On the first day of his visit, he disappointed.
The British government said the second of two early medical termination pills need no longer be taken at a clinic, echoing moves in Scotland and Wales.
More than 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar and are seeking refuge in Bangladesh, according to the United Nations.
One year after they were forced to flee their homes, Rohingya refugees add their voices to a new database of genocide testimonies.
Pramila Patten, UNSG’s Special Rep. on Sexual Violence in Conflict, says some women have had terminations, while others have given birth and want the babies to be fostered.