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  • Trump will join anti-abortion rally
    on 23 January 2020 at 16:05

    US President Donald Trump plans to attend the March for Life rally this week and become the first president to address in-person America’s biggest gathering of anti-abortion activists.

  • US to tighten visa rules to fight birth tourism
    on 23 January 2020 at 16:05

    The Trump administration is coming out on Thursday (US time) with new visa restrictions on “birth tourism,” in which women travel to the US to give birth so their children can have a coveted US passpo

  • ‘Cloud-feeding’ India’s millennials
    on 23 January 2020 at 16:05

    Rashmi Sahijwala never expected to start working at the age of 59, let alone join India’s gig economy — now she is part of an army of housewives turning their homes into “cloud kitchens” to feed time-starved

  • World leaders gather in Israel for anniversary of Auschwitz
    on 23 January 2020 at 16:05

    Dozens of world leaders gathered in Jerusalem yesterday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, amid a backdrop of rising anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States.

  • Neighbors vow privacy for ex-royals in Canada
    on 22 January 2020 at 16:05

    The new neighbors have been spotted out hiking and down at the farmers’ market, but residents of North Saanich say they will ensure privacy for Harry and Meghan at their Canadian island hideaway.

  • Craft work for incense sticks going up in smoke
    on 22 January 2020 at 16:05

    Thousands of giant incense sticks, many decorated with dragon heads, line the walls at a Malaysian business where they are made by hand ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.

  • Greece elects its first woman president
    on 22 January 2020 at 16:05

    Greece’s parliament yesterday elected the first woman president in the country’s history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law.

  • Putin approves new Russian government
    on 22 January 2020 at 16:05

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a new government which he described as a break with the past, bringing in some fresh faces but retaining many senior ministers.

  • Defiant Trump hits accusers, but breaks with defenders
    on 22 January 2020 at 16:05

    US President Donald Trump lashed out at his accusers in the Senate impeachment trial yesterday but broke with some of his defenders as he reiterated his preference for witnesses to be called in the proceedings.

  • Korean transgender soldier pleads to stay in army
    on 22 January 2020 at 16:05

    SOUTH Korea's first known transgender soldier pleaded to be allowed to continue serving after the military decided yesterday to discharge her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery. It was the first

  • LVMH unit shows off diamond in the rough
    on 21 January 2020 at 16:05

    Louis Vuitton made a splash as it showcased its latest purchase yesterday: the world’s second-biggest rough diamond.

  • UN: Lack of jobs fuels global unrest
    on 21 January 2020 at 16:05

    More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said on Monday, warning that a lack of access to decent jobs was contributing to social unrest.

  • Denmark to ban kids from laughing gas
    on 21 January 2020 at 16:05

    Denmark plans to ban sales of laughing gas to minors to prevent them from using the substance — which is used for making whipped cream or filling balloons — to get high, officials said yesterday.

  • Iran admits fired 2 missiles at Ukrainian jet
    on 21 January 2020 at 16:05

    Iran acknowledged yesterday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran’s main airport earlier this month, killing all

  • Resources intake tops 100b tons globally
    on 21 January 2020 at 16:05

    THE world is using up more than 100 billion tons of natural resources per year for the first time ever while global recycling of raw materials has fallen, according to a report released yesterday. The

  • Billionaire numbers doubled in a decade
    on 20 January 2020 at 16:05

    The number of billionaires has doubled in the past decade and the world’s 22 richest men now have more wealth than all the women in Africa, Oxfam said yesterday in an appeal to the Davos elite to get serious

  • Study finds Third-World hunger kills Canadians
    on 20 January 2020 at 16:05

    Canadians who cannot afford regular meals are more likely to die early, according to a study released, showing that people are dying from hunger even in wealthy countries.

  • British coin in honor of Queen, the band
    on 20 January 2020 at 16:05

    Britain’s Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen.

  • Japan to form its own space force
    on 20 January 2020 at 16:05

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said yesterday Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology and the new unit will work closely

  • Germany to unite major players on Libyan war
    on 19 January 2020 at 16:05

    Germany is bringing together the key players in Libya’s long-running civil war in a bid to curb foreign military meddling, solidify a ceasefire and help relaunch a political process to determine the North