Princess Mako celebrates 22nd birthday

Princess Mako celebrates 22nd birthday

Image copyright AFP Image caption Princess Mako has been a fixture at the centre of Japanese royal politics Princess Mako, the youngest child of Japan’s Emperor Akihito, has celebrated her 22nd birthday. It is…

Muhammad Ali's grandson lights Olympic flame at US ceremony

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Muhammad Ali’s grandson lights Olympic flame at US ceremony

Muhammad Ali’s grandson, Nico Ali Walsh, joined other torchbearers in Palm Springs, California, on Wednesday as the 34-year-old carried the Olympic flame alongside his father, actor Keith Carradine. Play Video 2:24 Muhammad Ali, Olympic…

Innovations for Sustainable Development

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Innovations for Sustainable Development

iStockphoto For the fourth year running, youth leaders from around the world gathered in Barcelona for COP26, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. In a nod to the EU’s challenge in preserving the…

Is former NBA player Greg Ostertag returning to the NBA?

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Is former NBA player Greg Ostertag returning to the NBA?

A day after 5-foot-11 center Greg Ostertag was drafted into the NBA, he scored 24 points to help Wisconsin end the University of Kansas’ seemingly endless winning streak in the NCAA Tournament, ousting the…

Photographers feel the power of monks

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Photographers feel the power of monks

Written by By Jason Del Rey, CNN © Yung Thia Gyi For Thaeyabung, it was like life imitating art. “Every time the temple would be cleaned, a monk would poke a candle in my…

US is losing 36 million trees a year, study finds

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US is losing 36 million trees a year, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The number of trees lost to urban sprawl in the US has been the subject of heated debate The United States is losing 36 million trees a year,…