UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal
11/17/2017 11:06:15 AM (GMT+7)
 The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production.

Turkey: German gay film festival banned in Ankara
11/17/2017 11:17:53 AM (GMT+7)
 Turkish officials have banned a festival of German-language gay films due to be held in the capital Ankara, saying it could incite hatred or be targeted by terror attacks.


 
Zimbabwe awaits next steps after military takeover
11/16/2017 3:18:46 PM (GMT+7)
 Zimbabweans are waiting to see what steps the military will take next after seizing control of the country.

Star Wars Battlefront II game faces further backlash
11/16/2017 3:40:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Games publisher EA has faced further criticism over its latest Star Wars game, Battlefront II.


 
'Leonardo da Vinci artwork' sells for record $450m
11/16/2017 3:52:00 PM (GMT+7)
 A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci has been sold in New York for a record $450m (£341m).

'Breakthrough' breast cancer drugs get NHS approval
11/16/2017 5:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Two new "breakthrough" drugs to treat breast cancer have been given the green light for use on the NHS.


 
Zimbabwe crisis: Army takes over, says Mugabe is safe
11/15/2017 4:18:58 PM (GMT+7)
 The military has seized control in Zimbabwe but has said President Robert Mugabe, in power since 1980, is safe.

US leads world in oil and gas production, IEA says
11/15/2017 12:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 International energy markets are set for "major upheaval" as the US cements its status as the world's largest oil and gas producer, while China overtakes it as the biggest oil consumer.


 
Giving birth on due date 'less risky' for older mums
11/15/2017 4:45:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Stillbirth and newborn death risk could be reduced by offering more pregnant women the chance to give birth on their due date, experts believe.

First CO2 rise in four years puts pressure on Paris targets
11/14/2017 4:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Global emissions of CO2 in 2017 are projected to rise for the first time in four years, dashing hopes that a peak might soon be reached.


 
South America football corruption trial begins in New York
11/14/2017 2:13:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The trial has begun in New York of three former South American football officials accused of corruption as part of a major US inquiry.

Iran quake survivors seek shelter as death toll rises
11/14/2017 1:53:19 PM (GMT+7)
 Thousands of Iranians have spent a second night outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after a devastating earthquake hit the west of the country.


 

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