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This Samsung ad is a deranged burst of meme energy

Awesome screen. Awesome camera. Long-lasting battery life. These are three things that Samsung’s influencer-filled ad would like you (or more likely, a social-savvy teen) to know about its Galaxy A series of phones — specifically, the newly announced Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71. Awesome screen. Awesome camera. Long-lasting battery life. Awesome screen. Awesome camera. Long-lasting […]

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Pakistan protest: Patients die as lawyers ransack Lahore hospital

Media playback is unsupported on your device Three patients died when hundreds of lawyers attacked a hospital in Lahore during a furious dispute with doctors. Video showed the lawyers ransacking wards at the cardiac hospital, beating up staff and smashing equipment. As panic spread, doctors and paramedics hid, leaving patients unattended, including those in a […]

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White Island volcano: NZ police to recover bodies despite danger

New Zealand police have said they plan to recover bodies from White Island – where a volcanic eruption killed at least eight people – on Friday morning. The recovery mission will go ahead despite the risk of another eruption, police said. “Today is less safe than yesterday, and the day before that,” volcanologist Dr Graham […]

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The view of the volcano from above

Days after a sudden eruption that has killed several visitors, the White Island volcano in New Zealand continues to spew gas and ash. The volcanic activity has hindered search and recovery efforts, with bodies thought to still be on the island. The BBC’s Shaimaa Khalil took a helicopter ride to see the island, also known […]

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White Island volcano: New volcanic activity hampers recovery

New Zealand’s White Island volcano is showing increased seismic activity, putting recovery efforts on hold. Authorities had hoped they would be able to retrieve the bodies of those left behind on the island, all of whom are presumed dead, on Wednesday. The exact death toll is unclear. Police say at least six people died, two […]