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Jon Queally, staff writer
Authorities in France on Thursday announced the launch of an investigation into a series of mysterious drones that have been sighted flying over a number of the nation's nuclear power facilities. Unmanned aircraft have been documented flying over seven separate facilities operated by the state-owned nuclear power company EDF between Oct. 5 and Oct...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters stormed Parliament in Burkina Faso on Thursday to demand an end to President Blaise Compaore's rule. (Photo: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images)
After anti-government protesters set fire to Burkina Faso's Parliament on...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Mural on the Israeli West Bank separation wall. (Photo: Justin McIntosh/Wikimedia/cc)
In the midst of a stalled peace process and mounting political isolation for...

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In hopes people would touch and be touched by it, a Danish artist and Greenlandic geologist collected, hauled and left to melt in Copenhagen's City Hall Square 12 chunks of 100 tons of Arctic ice - the amount now said, terrifyingly, to melt every 100th of a second. The exhibit, part of an Ice Watch project to mark a U.N. Climate Change meeting, ended Wednesday; the plan was to bring the remaining ice to area schools, but none was left.