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Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK's May under way
Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK's May under way
The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain's next leader formally got under way on Monday, with frontrunner Boris Johnson facing criticism from...
Widespread concern after Australian police media raids
Widespread concern after Australian police media raids
High-profile raids against two separate media outlets by Australian police have been widely condemned by news organisations and rights groups,...
Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable'
Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable'
Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty...
Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report
Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report
No country, out of 129 countries in five regions, has “fully achieved the promise of gender equality” — a target established by the...
Woman sues Tokyo medical schools over discrimination
Woman sues Tokyo medical schools over discrimination
A Japanese woman on Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was...
Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown
Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown
Australian police raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC on Wednesday, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a...
Cardinal Pell appeals 'impossible' child sex conviction
Cardinal Pell appeals 'impossible' child sex conviction
Jailed Australian Cardinal George Pell asked appeals court judges on Wednesday to quash his landmark conviction for child sex abuse, branding the...
Reporting from Tiananmen Square in 1989: 'I saw a lot I will never forget'
Reporting from Tiananmen Square in 1989: 'I saw a lot I will never forget'
The student-led protests in Beijing had been going on for almost three weeks by the time I arrived in China on May 1, 1989.
Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM
Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party...
Several Boeing planes found to have wing defects
Several Boeing planes found to have wing defects
Boeing announced Sunday that some of its medium-haul 737s, including the 737 MAX 8, could have a defective wing part, but that there had been no...
Swedish Assange hearing to decide on extradition request
Swedish Assange hearing to decide on extradition request
A Swedish court will hear arguments on Monday to decide whether prosecutors can proceed to request Julian Assange's extradition from the United...
Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf
Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf
Two years ago Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region....
Former Vatican No. 3 appeals landmark child sex conviction
Former Vatican No. 3 appeals landmark child sex conviction
The Vatican's former number-three, Cardinal George Pell, will on Wednesday begin his appeal against convictions for "brazen" sex attacks on two...
Venezuela's Guaido says Norway talks to continue
Venezuela's Guaido says Norway talks to continue
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said talks hosted by Norway between his delegation and that of President Nicolas Maduro would continue...

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