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Deep Ocean Live: Plastic wrecks remote Indian Ocean turtle nesting island | Ocean Rescue...

By Thomas Moore, science correspondent A huge plastic...

Poland seeks apology from Israel on alleged Holocaust role remark | Israel News

Poland is still awaiting an apology from Israel over its acting foreign minister's comments on the alleged anti-Semitism of the Poles. The argument led Warsaw to pull out of a key Jerusalem summit, according to Polish Deputy Foreign Minister...

Vatican’s first summit on child sex abuse: What to expect | Pope Francis

Pope Francis has summoned senior bishops from all over the world to Rome for a landmark meeting on sexual abuse. From Thursday to Sunday, 190 Catholic leaders, including 10 women, will gather in the Italian capital at the pope's...

Suicide bomber was a Pakistani, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard claims | Pakistan News

The suicide bomber who killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard last week was a Pakistani, a senior commander for the force alleged. Two other members of the cell behind the attack in the country's southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, which borders...

Khashoggi’s fiancee asks EU to put human rights before economy | News

Brussels, Belgium - Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee has urged the European Union (EU) to "transcend economic interests" and exert pressure on Saudi Arabia to ensure justice in the sensational killing. "Up until now, nothing has been done to...

Asian Football Confederation steps up fight against beoutQ piracy | News

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is roping in experts to step up its fight against Intellectual Property (IP) theft by Saudi-based pirate channel beoutQ that illegally broadcast last month's Asian Cup. A number of football bodies - including football's...

NYT journalist David Kirkpatrick barred from entering Egypt | News

Egyptian authorities denied entry to a veteran New York Times reporter without explanation, the latest move in the country's crackdown on free speech and the media. David Kirkpatrick, a citizen of the United States, arrived at Cairo International Airport...

Japan, Fukushima operator told to pay over 2011 nuclear disaster | Japan News

A court in Japan has awarded nearly $4m in new damages to 152 residents forced to flee their houses after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown eight years ago, the world's most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986.The Yokohama district...

Singapore to Hanoi: The winding road since first Trump-Kim summit | News

Eight months later and more than 2,200km further north, Vietnam's capital Hanoi is gearing up to host the second encounter between the leaders of North Korea and the United States following their unprecedented summit last year in Singapore. With...

Trump-Kim summit: What’s at stake for Japan? | Japan

Tokyo, Japan - As global interest in a the second meeting between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump next week in Vietnam gathers momentum, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is insisting on holding his own summit with the North Korean...

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