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Ice shelf protecting Antarctic glacier is breaking up faster

AP | Washington The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com A critical Antarctic glacier is looking more vulnerable as satellite images show the ice shelf that blocks it from collapsing into the sea is breaking up much faster than before and s...

Elephants on epic trek take nap

AFP | Beijing The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com A herd of wild elephants in southwestern China have been captured on camera taking a breather from a 500-kilometre march of chaos that has caused more than $1 million in damage. ...

Bomb-sniffing rat retires after award-winning Cambodian career

AFP | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com A giant African pouched rat called Magawa who spent years sniffing out landmines in the Cambodian countryside has stopped working and will enjoy a well-earned retirement eating bananas a...

Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected, new study shows

AFP | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Sea ice in the Arctic’s coastal regions may be thinning up to twice as fast as previously thought, according to a new study, with worrying implications for climate change. ...

Covid-19 spurs shutdown of ‘Mission Impossible’ set

AP | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Paramount Pictures on Thursday temporarily shut down production on the British set of Tom Cruise’s seventh “Mission: Impossible” film after someo...

Huge mystery sinkhole in Mexico growing

Agencies | Mexico The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com A massive water-filled sinkhole that opened up for unknown reasons in a field in central Mexico is getting bigger, the local civil defence said on Thursday....

Anxiety disorder is on rise during pandemic

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been stressful, overwhelming and caused strong emotions in adults and children. Fears about the virus can take an emotional toll, especially if on...

Twitter, Google respond to new Indian IT Rules 2021

Agencies | Mumbai The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Twitter and Google responded to the new regulations relating to social media in India on Thursday, but both were in opposite camps. While Twitter appeared critical...

Billboard Music Awards list announced

Agencies | Los Angeles The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com A list of winners in the top categories at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards was announced.  The award was held Sunday at...

Microsoft to unplug Internet Explorer

Reuters | Washington  The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Microsoft Corp is pulling the plug on its once omnipresent browser, Internet Explorer, next year as it prepares to battle market leader Chrome with its slicker Edge browser...