Mum-of-six, 35, told she has months to live after leg pain turned out to be a sign of terminal cancer

Sarcomas are uncommon cancers that can affect any part of the body, on the inside or outside, including the muscle, bone, tendons, blood vessels and fatty tissues.

Rep. Karen Bass called top member of Communist Party USA a ‘friend and mentor’ in eulogy: report

“At this critical hour, every appropriate means of non-violent action must be utilized to remove this regime from power,” Avakian wrote in the email. “And if, in spite of mass protest demanding the removal of the Trump/Pence regime, this regime remains in power when it is time for voting, then — without placing fundamental reliance […]

Coronavirus research: Is preprint publication cutting corners?

Researchers and their self-experiments Discoverer of UV radiation The German physicist Johann Wilhelm Ritter not only discovered ultraviolet radiation in 1801, but also invented the first battery the following year. Ritter was also interested in galvanism — a term applied to muscle contractions caused by electric shocks. The fact that he died at the age […]

‘Our identity has been robbed’: life in Kashmir after a year of crisis

Rather than bringing calm to the region, a heavy security presence and and counter-insurgency campaign has instead led to weekly violent encounters between Indian troops and a new generation of militants. According to human rights organisations, between 1 January and 20 June, there were 229 killings, of which 32 were civilians, 54 were government forces […]

These WiFi-Enabled Air Conditioners Help You Stay Cool Without Spiking Your Energy Bill

This air conditioner has three additional modes, which you can mix and match to conserve energy. Air conditioning is the most effective cooling setting, but you can also use this appliance as a dehumidifier, fan, or even as a heater. It’s important to note its heat setting isn’t powerful enough to compete with a space […]

Coronavirus latest: Beijing outbreak ‘extremely severe’ as fears grow over second wave

In reporting on the coronavirus pandemic, unless otherwise specified, DW uses figures provided by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Coronavirus Resource Center in the United States. JHU updates figures in real-time, collating data from world health organizations, state and national governments, and other public official sources, all of whom have their own systems for compiling […]

India expels Pakistan officials, accusing them of spying

Tensions between the neighbouring countries have already been elevated over Kashmir in recent times, particularly since August last year when Delhi scrapped the Muslim-majority region’s semi-autonomous status and imposed a curfew. In response, Islamabad said at that time it would recall its ambassador from Delhi and send back the Indian envoy.

Sri Lanka bombings: doubts over Islamist group’s potential role

The telecommunications minister, Harin Fernando, gave an unwitting example of how politicised the vision of decision-makers can be. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Monday, Fernando, who on Sunday night tweeted images of the memo from the Sri Lankan intelligence services dated 11 April, which laid out details of a possible planned attack, […]

Victoria records 439 new coronavirus cases and 11 more deaths as Premier Daniel Andrews announces massive $4,957 on-the-spot fines to crackdown on quarantine dodgers – and flights into the state are cancelled

Pictured: Empty trams cross in front of Flinders Street Station on Sunday. Melbourne residents are banned from leaving their homes between 8pm and 5am other than for a small number of essential reasons under an unprecedented night-time curfew

Lebanon in mourning after deadly Beirut blasts

Video footage appeared to show two blasts, with some witness accounts suggesting the initial conflagration sounded “like fireworks”. The first plume of smoke was then suddenly consumed by a massive fireball and white cloud, sending a shockwave scudding across the city.