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Bill Gates lost his title as world’s second richest person, says Bloomberg

Microsoft co-founder? Check. Philanthropist? Check. World’s second-richest person in the world? Not any more. Bill Gates lost his title as…

Trump allies’ visit throws light on secretive Iranian opposition group

he gates to the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) compound, situated on a gently inclined hillside in rural Albania, are usually firmly closed,…

Battle with time: Italian towns face demise by depopulation

The birth of a baby in the small town of Acquaviva Platani, in inland Sicily, is such a rare event…

A68: World’s biggest iceberg is on the move

It’s two years since the monster block of ice known as A68 broke free from Antarctica. Satellites show the world’s…

Glacial melting in Antarctica may become irreversible

Antarctica faces a tipping point where glacial melting will accelerate and become irreversible even if global heating eases, research suggests. A…

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California

A day after a powerful quake rattled Southern California, residents across the region were shaken by a 7.1 temblor that…

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam appeals for calm after parliament stormed

Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and evicted protesters who occupied its parliament. The territory’s chief executive, Carrie Lam,…

US-North Korea: Trump and Kim agree to restart talks in historic meeting

Donald Trump has become the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea, after meeting Kim Jong-un in…

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling

n Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a bountiful catch and safety at sea, five ships will…

Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration

Mexico has not traditionally used security forces to stop undocumented foreign citizens leaving the country for the United States, and…
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