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China and UAE sign deals as president visits Abu Dhabi

China and the United Arab Emirates signed a raft of economic agreements Friday as President Xi Jinping held “extensive talks” in

Israel set for nationwide strike over gay surrogacy ban

Israel is set for nationwide strike action on Sunday over new legislation denying surrogacy to gay couples, with a trade union

Turnbull calls on Pope to sack archbishop for concealing child abuse


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday called on Pope Francis to sack disgraced archbishop Philip Wilson after he was

Hyperloop project goes to China


Hyperloop Transportation Technologies said Thursday it will team up with a southwestern Chinese city to build a new 10-kilometre (six-mile)

Indonesia’s ‘child’ of Krakatoa spews ash and lava


An Indonesian volcano known as the “child” of the legendary Krakatoa erupted on Thursday, spewing a plume of ash high

Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android

The European Union slapped Google with a huge 4.34-billion-euro fine for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system on Wednesday

Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth’s surface

There’s a load of bling buried in the Earth.

More than a quadrillion tons of diamonds to be exact — or

Australia must stop separating migrant families: UN

The United Nations voiced alarm Tuesday at Australia’s decision to “actively and indefinitely separate” the family of a recognised refugee in

‘Oddball’ among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

A dozen new moons have been discovered around Jupiter, bringing its total number of known moons to 79, the most of

Migrants taking Niger route to Europe falls 95%, says EU

The flow of migrants crossing through Niger in a bid to reach Europe fell by 95 percent last year, European Parliament