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  • Putin-Trump meeting planned at G20

    Russian President Vladimir Putin may hold a "long" meeting with US counterpart Donald Trump during the G20 summit late this month, a

  • 5 nations hold 70pc of last wildernesses

    More than 70 percent of Earth's last untouched wilderness lies in the territories of just five countries, scientists said Wednesday -- mostly nations that alarm environmentalists with their lukewarm response to climate change.

  • Project launched to map genes of all complex life

    Scientists launched a vast project yesterday to map the genetic code of all 1.5 million known species of complex life on earth, aiming to complete the work within a decade.

  • Oceans heating faster than thought: study

    The world's oceans have absorbed 60 percent more heat than previously thought over the last quarter of a century, scientists said yesterday, leaving Earth more sensitive still to the effects of climate change.

  • Britain eyes Brexit deal by Nov 21

    Britain's Brexit minister believes a divorce deal with the European Union could be struck by November 21, it emerged Wednesday, prompting EU leaders to warn this would require a breakthrough within days.

  • Russia launches terror probe

    Russia said it had launched a probe into terrorism after a 17-year-old blew himself up at a regional headquarters of the FSB security service yesterday, wounding three employees.

  • Austria rejects UN migration pact

    Austria yesterday said it will not sign a non-binding United Nations migration pact that is set to be adopted in December, in order to

  • France begins nationwide probe

    France has launched a nationwide probe into incidents of babies being born with either missing or malformed arms after abnormal rates of birth defects in several regions have sparked a public health scare.

  • 600,000 children die each year

    Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organization warned yesterday.

  • End of era beckons

    Angela Merkel yesterday announced she will quit as German chancellor when her mandate ends in 2021, as she sought to draw a line under a series of political crises that have rocked her fragile coalition.