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  • Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in adults

    A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality, researchers warned yesterday.

  • UK PM to seek 'pragmatic Brexit solution' with EU

    British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday said she would be "armed with a fresh mandate and new ideas" when she meets European Union negotiators over her Brexit deal.

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May

    May says to seek 'pragmatic' Brexit solution in Brussels

    Prime Minister Theresa May says she would seek a “pragmatic solution” to a parliamentary impasse over the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union when she tries to reopen talks with Brussels.

  • Heavy rainfall to worsen situation

    Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation's weather bureau

  • Farewell Facebook

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced Friday she would close her Facebook account, taking another step in a long farewell from

  • Venezuela tensions mount

    An active Venezuelan general called on the armed forces to rebel against President Nicolas Maduro and to recognize the opposition

  • US, China take lead in race for AI: UN

    China and the United States are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI), according to a study by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published yesterday.

  • EU parliament recognises Guaido as interim president

    The European Parliament recognised Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido as de facto head of state yesterday, heightening international pressure on the OPEC member's socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

  • UK to formulate Irish border proposals "in a few days"

    Britain will take a few days to formulate proposals to put to the European Union in an attempt to resolve the issue of Irish border arrangements after Brexit, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told BBC radio yesterday.

  • 3 Iraqis held for attack plot in Germany

    German police commandos yesterday arrested three Iraqis suspected of planning an Islamist attack using explosives, a gun and a vehicle.