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A 60-year-old researcher and his specialized guide fell into the crater of Masaya Volcano

An Argentine volcanologist and a Nicaraguan guide who fell into an active volcano were in good health Wednesday after being rescued by firemen, officials in Nicaragua said. ______ The 60-year-old researcher, Rodolfo Alvarez, and his specialized guide, Adriac Valladares, 25, fell into the crater of Masaya...

What, why and who killed Kim Jong Nam ? What we know

More than a week has passed since the North Korean leader's estranged half brother died in Malaysia, but what killed him, who instigated it and why are still unknown. ______ Malaysian authorities have identified several suspects in the death of Kim Jong Nam, but many questions...

Syria daily life

Smoke billows in the distance following reported air strikes on the southern Syrian city of Daraa. (Photo February 22, 2017 - AFP/MOHAMAD ABAZEED)

Kosovo war crimes

Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, center, leaves a prison in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Ivanovic has been placed under house arrest while awaiting a retrial in his war crimes case related to the 1998-99 war. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic)

2,600 people evacuated, 40 houses and 3,500 hectares destroyed: Wildfire out of control in Chile’s Parral

The wildfire that started February 21 in Parral in Chile's central Maule region, has destroyed around 40 houses and 3,500 hectares whilst 2,600 people have been evacuated in San Alberto and Catillo. The country is still reeling from a massive wildfire last month which cost...

Greece protest

A boy holds a Greek flag as firefighters, coastguards and police officers take part in in an anti-austerity protest in Athens, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Unionists are protesting funding, pay and hiring cuts implemented over the past seven years of Greece's bailout-linked austerity program, as...

Ukraine Parliament

Supporters of various Ukrainian nationalist rally in front of Ukrainian Parliament, in central Kiev on February 22, 2017 (AFP/Genya SAVILOV)

Brazil prison

In this Feb. 2, 2017 photo, an inmate sits facing the wall at the end of a corridor between cells at the Monte Cristo agricultural penitentiary in Boa Vista, Brazil. Some prisoners serving time for lesser crimes were forced to participate in gang-driven slaughters that...

Palestine air strike

Palestinians run for cover as smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on a Hamas post, in the northern Gaza Strip on February 6, 2016. Israel struck a number of Hamas positions in Gaza after a 'projectile' fired from the Palestinian enclave crashed in...

May-Trump dancing

A man takes a picture of a mural by English street artist Bambi depicting British Prime Minister Theresa May dancing with US President Donald Trump in London on February 23, 2017 (AFP/Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS)