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Where U.S. presidential candidates stand on breaking up Big Tech

In the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, America's big tech companies are being challenged...

China downplays Solomon island lease debacle, tells U.S. to stay out

There is nothing unusual about Chinese companies experiencing issues when investing in Pacific island states...

Kenyan team aim to stop fatal snake bites

Kenyan mother Beth Mwende heard her sleeping three-year-old cry out, but did not worry further...

China’s ocean waste surges 27% in 2018 – ministry

China dumped a total of 200.7 million cubic metres of waste into its coastal waters...

U.N. nuclear watchdog picks Argentina’s Grossi as next chief

The U.N. nuclear watchdog's board today picked Argentina's Rafael Grossi to become the agency's next...

Israel’s Netanyahu plans to move funds from civilian to military spending

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to shift funds designated for civilian purposes to military...

Nepali scales 14 highest peaks in just over six months, becomes world’s fastest climber

A 36-year-old Nepali became the fastest climber to summit the world's 14 highest mountains today,...

Japan’s Sadako Ogata, first female U.N. refugee chief, dies at 92

Sadako Ogata, a former top United Nations official who was the first and...

Bolivian election rivals end day of protests with rallies, injuries

Supporters and opponents of Bolivian President Evo Morales both ended a day of...

Aiming at Olympic boom, Japan builds ‘Ethnic Harmony’ tribute to indigenous Ainu

On a wooded lake shore in northern Japan, the government is building a...

Hong Kong leader says expects city to record negative growth in 2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she expects the Asian...

‘Global ring’ involved in smuggling 39 found dead in UK truck, court told

A court heard on Monday that a global ring had been involved in...

Democrats set Thursday vote on U.S. House path in Trump impeachment probe

Democrats in Congress, answering Republican complaints that their impeachment investigation of U.S. President...

New tuberculosis treatment for developing countries to cost US$1,040

A newly approved three-drug treatment for tuberculosis will be available in 150 countries including India...

Argentina’s Grossi takes lead in race to head U.N. atomic watchdog

Argentina's Rafael Grossi has taken the lead in a two-person race to head the U.N.'s...

Argentina-Brazil relations tense up with Peronist election victory

The election of leftist Alberto Fernandez in Argentina, who Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has...

Kremlin critic Navalny and allies hit with US$1.4 million lawsuit payout

A Russian court yesterday ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his allies to pay US$1.4...

Lebanon’s closed banks pledge to pay out salaries

Lebanese banks said yesterday they would ensure public sector workers were paid their salaries as...

Trump says U.S. may release parts of Baghdadi raid video

U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday he may declassify and release part of the video...

Iraq declares Baghdad curfew as protests persist

Iraq declared a curfew in Baghdad yesterday as two people were killed and 112 injured...