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'Rat miners' to the rescue: Saving trapped India tunnel workers

Rescuers successfully pulled out the workers in wheeled stretchers through a wide pipe that was pushed through the debris after a 17-day ordeal.

November 29, 2023

Japanese whisky turns 100 as craft distilleries transform industry

This year marks the 100-year anniversary of whisky making in Japan since the founding of market leader Suntory's first distillery in Yamazaki in 1923.

November 22, 2023

Türkiye's quake survivors yearn for housing as winter sets in

The Turkish government has promised to build 850,000 new units after the devastating earthquakes nine months ago, but locals worry that construction works could take a long time.

November 20, 2023

Why is South Asia the global hotspot of pollution?

South Asia has become the global hotspot for air pollution, with studies finding four of the world's most polluted countries and nine of the 10 most polluted cities in the region.

November 14, 2023