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  • Adults aren't doing much

    Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg brought her class-boycott campaign to Paris, hoping to encourage more French students to

  • Power struggle deepens

    Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets yesterday to disperse a crowd demanding to cross the Venezuela-

  • Family of IS teen to fight UK decision to strip citizenship

    The family of a London teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria yesterday said it would challenge the British government's decision to revoke her citizenship.

  • Iran adhering to terms of nuke deal: IAEA

    Iran has remained within the key limits on its nuclear activities imposed by its 2015 deal with major powers despite growing pressure

  • Customs union with EU only way to unlock Brexit

    British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday said Prime Minister Theresa May must change her strategy and seek a close alliance with the European Union after Brexit to avert the dangerous prospect of an abrupt split.

  • Nine countries at UNSC seek to override China

    The United States, France, Britain and six other countries on the UN Security Council have called for a meeting on Myanmar that is expected to face opposition from China, diplomats said Wednesday.

  • 'Concrete measures' on sex abuse needed: Pope

    Pope Francis yesterday opened a landmark Vatican summit on fighting child sex abuse, calling for "concrete measures" and handing top Catholic bishops a roadmap to tackling paedophilia in the church.

  • UK political sands shift

    Three MPs quit the governing Conservative Party over Brexit yesterday, joining a mounting rebellion in parliament this week against the two major parties that is shaking the system in British politics.

  • Turkey court upholds convictions of journos

    A Turkish appeals court yesterday upheld jail sentences against 14 opposition journalists in a long-running case targeting the Cumhuriyet newspaper -- one of the few r

  • Seven MPs quit UK Labour Party

    A group of MPs from Britain's opposition Labour Party broke away yesterday in protest at leader Jeremy Corbyn's support for Brexit and his failure to stamp out anti-Semitism.

  • FB broke rules, should be regulated: UK lawmakers

    Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens' rights, British lawmakers said yesterday.

  • UK PM to talk with every EU leader

    British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday vowed to speak to every EU member state leader "over the coming days", as she wrote to Conservative MPs to appeal for unity over Brexit.

  • Israel, US seeking war

    Iran's foreign minister yesterday accused Israel of looking for war and warned that its actions and those of the United States were increasing the chances of a clash in the region.

  • Turkey has not revealed all about Khashoggi killing: Erdogan

    Turkey has not yet revealed all the information it has discovered about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in

  • Vatican defrocks US ex-cardinal for sex abuses

    Pope Francis has defrocked a former cardinal in a first for the Roman Catholic church over accusations American Theodore McCarrick

  • 300 babies die every day because of war: charity

    Starvation, disease and a lack of aid are killing 300 babies a day in warzones around the world, with the number of children caught up in conflicts nearing a 30-year high, Save the Children said yesterday.

  • Slovenia MP resigns for stealing sandwich

    A Slovenian lawmaker resigned yesterday for stealing a sandwich from a supermarket because he was annoyed about being ignored by staff.

  • 'The caliphate is over'

    An unrepentant British teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria said in an interview yesterday that she wants to come home, highlighting the challenge for Western governments on how to deal with returning jihadist supporters.

  • UK PM faces another defeat

    Prime Minister Theresa May risks another humiliating Brexit defeat at the hands of her own eurosceptic MPs yesterday, with just weeks to go until Britain officially leaves the EU.

  • EU agrees to fix online copyright law

    The European Union reached a provisional deal Wednesday to overhaul the bloc's online copyright law, a top official said, after a tense battle that has pitted media firms against internet giants like Google.

  • Bavarians in push for 'save the bees' vote

    A record 1.75 million Bavarians signed a petition to seek a referendum to "save the bees", a move that could have huge consequences for the German farming industry and environmental protection.

  • Turkey rounds up 52 Syrian IS suspects

    Turkish authorities yesterday detained 52 suspected Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in northwestern province of Bursa as part of a

  • Too many working poor: UN

    The global unemployment rate inched down last year, the UN said yesterday, warning though that jobs often failed to guarantee decent

  • Post-box love for lonely Britons

    Big-hearted Britons have penned thousands of uplifting messages to be delivered to single seniors on Valentine's Day in a project aimed

  • US seeks to increase pressure on Iran

    Foreign ministers and senior officials from 60 nations gathered in the Polish capital Warsaw yesterday where the United States hopes to

  • Gorbachev slams US over exit from key arms treaty

    The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev issued a stinging criticism of Washington yesterday, accusing it of misleading the world over

  • 300,000 will die if aid doesn't enter

    Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido told tens of thousands of supporters on Tuesday that desperately-needed humanitarian aid

  • Turkey orders arrest of 1,112 over Gulen link

    Turkey yesterday launched one of its largest operations against alleged supporters of the US-based Muslim cleric accused of leading an attempted coup in 2016, ordering the arrest of 1,112 people, state media reported.

  • May asks MPs for more time

    Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday asked MPs to give her more time to try and revive her Brexit deal with the EU in what the opposition said was a ploy to "run down the clock".

  • Spain's far-right protest against PM

    Tens of thousands of people waving Spanish flags yesterday joined a rally in Madrid called by right-wing and far-right parties against Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez over his negotiations with Catalan separatists.