Christmas tree returns to Chernobyl ‘ghost town’
By News from Elsewhere... ...as found by BBC Monitoring Image caption Former residents returned to the abandoned city to decorate the tree A Christmas tree has been put up for the first time since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in the central square of the nearby "ghost town" of Pripyat, Ukraine's ZIK TV channel reports.Once home…
What is multifocal pneumonia, the infection that killed ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff at 34?
CLOSEThe death of ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff  has many wondering how it’s possible for a seemingly healthy 34-year-old man to lose his month-long battle to pneumonia.Aschoff first tweeted about his condition on Dec. 5 asking his followers, “Anyone ever had multifocal (bilateral) pneumonia in their early 30s as some who never gets sick…
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Whether you're a brand new PS4 owner or simply looking to renew your subscription, you can save big money by taking advantage of this incredible PlayStation Plus deal. PS Plus subscribers can play online multiplayer games, download free PS4 games each month and save to the cloud. It's worth subscribing for the free games alone.If…
Power tools used in Navalny Russia raid
Russian security forces have raided the premises of opposition leader Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation, taking laptops and other equipment.CCTV video posted online by the group shows sparks flying as the door is forced open.Mr Navalny linked the raid to his refusal to comply with a court order to delete a 2017 online film accusing Russia's…
Organisers say Gaza protests to be scaled back
Palestinians in Gaza have been protesting each Friday for almost 20 months [File: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters] Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip will scale back protests along the fortified separation barrier with Israel, factions in the coastal territory have said, in a potential sign of a lasting detente between Israel and Gaza's rulers Hamas.  The Higher National…